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Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Primary Care

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Job Title Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Primary Care Location Pittston, PA Job Category Physician Assistants; Nurse Practitioners, Physician, Advanced Practice Schedule Days Work Type Full time Department Community Medicine Advanced Practitioners Division Date posted 11/03/2022 Job ID R-34371

Job Summary

Geisinger Kingston is seeking an experienced or newly graduated Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join our team.

Job Duties

At Geisinger PIttst we offer primary care and specialty services. Our staff members go above and beyond to deliver our robust care model to ensure they receive the best quality care possible.

We are proud to give our primary care providers the innovative tools and support they need to do what they do best - provide exceptional care through:

  • Appointments: Patients age 65+ received extended forty- minute appointments; twenty-minute appointments for patients under 65 and acute care visits.
  • 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
  • Availability of care managers, health managers, clinic health associates and coding educators to providers
  • Increased access to care by means of eVisits, patient portals and Geisinger’s ConvenientCare urgent care clinics

We take pride in the professional and developmental support we provide:

  • Competitive straight salary model linked to quality and value versus productivity measures
  • $10,000 recruitment loan
  • Excellent benefits package, including relocation, malpractice, and tail coverage
  • Continuing medical education - 10 working days and $2,500 for CME activities
  • Professional opportunities for mentorship, growth, and advancement
  • Fully integrated electronic health record (Epic)

Education

Master's Degree-Physician Assistant (Required)

Certification(s) and License(s)

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

Skills

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

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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