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Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Neurosurgery

Company: Geisinger
Location: Huntington Mills
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title: Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Neurosurgery
Location: Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Job Category: Nurse Practitioners, Physician, Advanced Practice
Schedule: Days
Work Type: Full time
Department: Northeast Region Neuroscience Advanced Practitioner Team
Date Posted: 01/03/2023
Job ID: R-35811
Job Summary Geisinger's Neuroscience Institute is seeking a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner with an acute care certificate to work with the neurosurgery department at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania.
Job Duties At Geisinger, we've been shaping the future of health for more than a century. Today, we continue with the rapid growth of our Department of Neurosurgery, which has a range of resources to provide unique clinical and academic opportunities unlike any other organization.

As part of our world-class Geisinger Neuroscience Institute, we have innovative high-value clinical protocols for acute inpatient and chronic outpatient disease management, a 20-year clinical data warehouse (Geisinger had one of the very first Epic systems), and a groundbreaking population genomics program. Our team consists of 16 neurosurgeons providing neurosurgical services in four hospitals, including multiple hybrid operating rooms supporting comprehensive stroke programming.

The neurosurgery NP or PA will join a dedicated team of providers at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center covering all areas of neurosurgery including spine, cranial, trauma and vascular. This role involves outpatient clinic, inpatient/consult coverage, along with OR coverage.

The successful Physician Assistant must be a graduate of a ARC-approved physician assistant program, eligible or certified by the National Commission for the Certification of Physician Assistants and eligible or certified by the State Board of Medicine.

The successful Nurse Practitioner candidate will have a certificate of completion from an approved program for Nurse Practitioners and must be eligible for or certified by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing. An acute care certification is required for this position. Must be certified to work with all patient population age groups.

Education Master's Degree-Physician Assistant (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s) Certified Physician Assistant - National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)
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 , Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Neurosurgery, Healthcare , Huntington Mills, Pennsylvania

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