Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner Cardiology
Geisinger's Heart and Vascular Institute is seeking a physician assistant or nurse practitioner bilingual in Spanish to join the Geisinger Hazleton practice located in Hazleton, Pennsylvania.
Geisinger's Heart & Vascular Institute spans a 45-county service area and has over 100 physicians and more than 75 advanced practitioners.
Geisinger Heart Institute features multiple accredited chest pain centers, a nationally recognized regional STEMI PCI network, complex arrhythmia ablation, a full range of coronary, vascular and structural heart interventions and an advanced heart failure program.
The ideal candidate will:
Collaborate with the physicians to assess, diagnose, and treat adult cardiac patients referred to the cardiology service
Demonstrates autonomy through patient evaluations, diagnosis, treatment and follow-up care
Manages and assists in the smooth, efficient operations of the inpatient cardiology patient, outpatient cardiology clinic, cardiac labs and outreach cardiology clinics
Orders testing as deemed necessary and remains proficient in interpreting results and prescribing appropriate medication regimen within the scope of practice of the nurse practitioner
Enjoy a practice of outpatient clinic while collaborate with regional colleagues. To support the patient population, bilingual fluency in Spanish and English is preferred for this position.
The successful Nurse Practitioner candidate will work in collaboration with the physician and have a certificate of completion from an approved program for Nurse Practitioners or be eligible to hold national certification that allows the NP to work with the patient populations and location settings associated with this position. Must be eligible for licensure as a nurse practitioner in the state of PA.
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.
Geisinger offers Advanced Practitioners :
* Domestic Partner Benefits
* Paid malpractice insurance
* Market competitive wages - constantly monitored
* Generous Paid Time Off policy
* Funding for CME and paid CME days
* Relocation for qualified candidates
* Health Care Benefits Starting Day 1: including vision and dental
EducationBachelor's Degree-Physician Assistant (Required), Master's Degree-Physician Assistant (Preferred)
Certification(s) and License(s)Basic Life Support Certification - Default Issuing Body; Certified Physician Assistant - National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)
SkillsHealth Information Documentation; Patients Rights; Bilingual; Clinical Policies And Standards; Patient Assessment And Care; Care Management Knowledge; Patient Safety
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.
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We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and prescription coverage.
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