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Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Acute Hospital Care at Home

Job Title Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Acute Hospital Care at Home Location Danville, PA Job Category Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant, Advanced Practice Schedule Days Work Type Full time Department Geisinger at Home Medical Division Date posted 07/05/2024 Job ID R-64472

Job Summary

Acute Hospital Care at Home (AHCaH) providers operate similarly to inpatient hospitalists with a more virtual care approach. Cooperating with other team members through huddles and as needed to assess patient needs and identify appropriate patients for this model of care.

Job Duties

Through reliable communication, remote patient monitoring and outlined protocols, AHCaH enables patients who meet hospital admission criteria to receive care in the comfort of their home.

Target Population:

  • Med/Surgical level of care

    • Congestive Heart Failure/COPD exacerbation
    • Urinary Tract Infection
    • Potential for other appropriate conditions

Primary health team includes:

  • AdvancedPractitioner(AP)- Coreprovider,workscloselywith patients and care team under physician guidance.
  • RN Coordinator
  • Field Staff (RNs and Mobile Paramedics
  • Physician,directcareand interdisciplinary team supervision.

Location: Geisinger Health Plan Hughes Center

  • with travel as needed to Geisinger Wyoming Valley, Geisinger South Wilkes Barre and Geisinger Community Medical Center

Schedule: 7 days on; 7 days off

Hours:  7 a – 7 p

Call schedule: rotates with physicians and other Advanced Practitioners


Master's Degree-Nurse Practitioner (Required)

Certification(s) and License(s)

Licensed Registered Nurse (Pennsylvania) - RN_State of Pennsylvania; Basic Life Support Certification - Default Issuing Body; Certified Nurse Practitioner - American Academy of Nurse Practitioners


Care Management Knowledge; Patient Assessment And Care; Clinical Policies And Standards; Patients Rights; Health Information Documentation; Patient Safety

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Founded more than 100 years ago by Abigail Geisinger, the system now includes ten hospital campuses, a 550,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. With nearly 24,000 employees and more than 1,700 employed physicians, Geisinger boosts its hometown economies in Pennsylvania by billions of dollars annually. Learn more at or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

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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.

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SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family.

Our Benefits

We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and prescription coverage.


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