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Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Family Medicine $10k recruitment incentive available!

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Job Title Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Family Medicine $10k recruitment incentive available! Location Lewistown, PA Job Category Physician Assistant; Nurse Practitioner Schedule Days Work Type Full time Department Community Medicine Advanced Practitioners Division Date posted 10/21/2022 Job ID R-39865

Job Summary

Geisinger is seeking an exceptional Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join our Family Medicine team in Lewistown, Pa.

Job Duties

Geisinger Community Medicine has much to offer, allowing you to live well in both your professional and personal life:

  • $10k recruitment incentive.

  • Forty-minute appointments for our senior patient population

  • Daily huddles with all care team members to review essential information about schedules, patients, resource needs, and coordination of care

  • Pharmacists to assist with patient education and medication management

  • Care managers, health managers, clinic health associates, and coding educators work collaboratively with providers

  • Increased access to care by means of eVisits, patient portals, and Geisinger’s ConvenientCare urgent care clinics

With Geisinger, you can also take advantage of the following:

  • Competitive compensation package & benefits including a $10k recruitment incentive, a robust 401(k) retirement plan, CME, relocation, and more! To learn more about our extensive benefits, click here.

  • Academic opportunities are available via advanced practice preceptorship.

  • Better quality of life - Enjoy the fresh air, short commutes, a lower cost of living, and tight-knit communities in our respective regions across Pennsylvania. To learn more about living in our service area, click here.

  • Satisfaction of working for a nationally recognized, physician-led healthcare organization committed to leading healthcare change. To learn more about Geisinger’s many accolades, click here.

Position Details

The successful Physician Assistant candidate will work under the responsibility and supervision of the physician and require completion of an ARC-PA (or predecessor organization) approved physician assistant program, current NCCPA certification or eligibility, and Pennsylvania State licensure.  

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.

Education

Master's Degree-Physician Assistant (Required), Master's Degree-Nurse Practitioner (Preferred)

Certification(s) and License(s)

Basic Life Support Certification - Default Issuing Body; Certified Physician Assistant - National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)

Skills

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

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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