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Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant, Nutrition

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Job Title Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant, Nutrition Location Danville, PA Job Category Nurse Practitioner; Physician Assistant Schedule Days Work Type Full time Department Central Region Medicine Services Division Date posted 11/13/2023 Job ID R-54431

Job Summary

Geisinger’s Nutrition and Weight Management Department is seeking an advanced practitioner to join our team at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, PA.

Job Duties

This Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant will provide services to patients and families in the Nutrition and Weight Management Clinic in accordance with established organizational policies and professional standards. Performs in collaboration and supervision of the physician, diagnostic and therapeutic tasks to allow the physician to extend his/her services through the more effective use of the physician assistant's knowledge in the sphere of decision making required to establish a diagnosis and plan therapy. Meets the qualifications to provide care for patients in the specific age range on her/his assigned clinical area.

Performs duties to provide the highest level of patient care and maximize patient satisfaction.

Reports clinically to the Nutrition and Weight Management Director. Reports administratively to the Operations Manager.

Previous experience in bariatrics and/or nutrition preferred.

Work is typically performed in a clinical environment including both inpatient with outpatient

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

Skills

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

About Geisinger

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 geisinger.org or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Geisinger values who you are, where you are from, and where you are going. We seek out people of various backgrounds and cultures with unique abilities, non-traditional career paths and ambitious aspirations. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status. Read more about Our Commitment to Inclusive Recruiting.

Our Vision & Values

Everything we do is about making better health easier 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.

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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