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Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Urgent Care $5/hr. Float Premium

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Job Title Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Urgent Care $5/hr. Float Premium Location McElhattan, PA Job Category Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant, Advanced Practice Schedule Days Work Type Full time Department ConvenientCare Urgent Care Advanced Practitioners Division Date posted 05/16/2024 Job ID R-62312

Job Summary

Geisinger ConvenientCare urgent care clinics are seeking an experienced Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistants to join our team. This advanced practitioner will ‘float’ to the three ConvenientCare clinics in northcentral Pennsylvania.

Job Duties

Our clinicians diagnose and treat common medical problems including sore throats, earaches, sinus infections, flu, urinary tract infections and more. Routine health exams, immunizations, screenings, and wellness services are also provided.

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

  • $10k recruitment incentive for new hires.
  • Attractive schedule –

Office Hours - Monday - Friday 8:45 am – 8:15 pm

Saturday & Sunday 7:45 am – 6:15 pm

  • 14 rotating shifts/month.
  • Work every other weekend.
  • No overnight shifts, and no mandated additional shifts.
  • Call – approximately six nights per year
  • No direct patient call – for critical lab, CT, etc.
  • Six observed holidays - Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day
  • Work autonomously with limited administrative burden.
  • Access to Geisinger’s vast network of resources and specialists.
  • Work in comfort - Scrub business attire.

With Geisinger, you can also take advantage of:

  • Competitive compensation package & benefits including a robust 401(k) retirement plan, 80 CME hours and $3,000 CME funds, relocation, and more!
  • Academic opportunities available via advanced practice preceptorship.
  • Better quality of life - Enjoy fresh air, short commutes, a lower cost of living and tight-knit communities in our respective regions across Pennsylvania.
  • Satisfaction of working for a nationally recognized, physician-led healthcare organization committed to leading healthcare change.

Experience is required - Due to the autonomous nature of the position, advanced practitioners must be able to treat patients from age one and older and have a minimum of six months advanced practitioner experience in primary care, emergency medicine, urgent care, or critical care.

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-Nurse Practitioner (Required)

Certification(s) and License(s)

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

Skills

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