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Physician Assistant Primary Care *Qualifies for HRSA $50,000 Loan Repayment

Company: Geisinger
Location: Drums
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title: Physician Assistant Primary Care *Qualifies for HRSA $50,000 Loan Repayment
Location: Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Job Category: Physician Assistants; Nurse Practitioners, Physician, Advanced Practice
Schedule: Days
Work Type: Full time
Department: Office of the CCHC Chief Medical Officer
Date Posted: 04/04/2022
Job ID: R-30329
Job Summary CommunityCare Kistler clinic qualifies for $50,000 NHSC Loan Repayment Program*!

CommunityCare Kistler is seeking a Physician Assistant for our primary care office in Wilkes Barre, PA. Provider must be bilingual in Spanish and English to support our patients.
Job Duties Provider must be bilingual in Spanish and English to support our patients. The CommunityCare Kistler clinic qualifies for the *NHSC Loan Repayment Program which is the National Health Service Corps http://https://nhsc.hrsa.gov/loan-repayment/nhsc-loan-repayment-program for u p to $50,000 with a two-year initial term.

At CommunityCare Kistler, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities and families we serve.

Advanced Practitioners are offered the following benefits:
Competitive straight salary model linked to quality and value versus productivity measures

$10,000 recruitment loan

Excellent benefits package, including relocation, malpractice, and tail coverage that begins the first day of employment

Continuing medical education - 10 working days and $2,500 for CME activities

Professional opportunities for mentorship, growth, and advancement

Fully integrated electronic health record (Epic)

Advanced Practitioners p erform initial assessment and triage of patients based on information obtained pertinent to presenting condition.
Keeps track of pertinent procedure and laboratory results, discusses with physician, and returns call to family and patient regarding the results and plans.

Assists with arranging appropriate follow-up for the patients.

Answers and returns phone calls from established patients and their families and assess the needs of patient and family.

Discusses plan with the physician and relays information to the family and patient.

Obtains or assists in the preauthorization process for medications, diagnostic studies, and treatments which the employee is qualified to perform.

Screening patients.

Education Master's Degree-Nurse Practitioner (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s) Licensed Registered Nurse (Pennsylvania) - RN_State of Pennsylvania; Certified Nurse Practitioner - American Academy of Nurse Practitioners; Basic Life Support Certification - Default Issuing Body
Our Purpose & Values OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners. Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We know that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Keywords: Geisinger, Scranton , Physician Assistant Primary Care *Qualifies for HRSA $50,000 Loan Repayment, Healthcare , Drums, Pennsylvania

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