Neurosurgery Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant
The Neuroscience Institute is seeking a nurse practitioner or physician assistant to join our growing Neurosurgery Department located at Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton, Pennsylvania.
At Geisinger, we’ve been shaping the future of health for more than a century. Today, we continue with the rapid growth of our Department of Neurosurgery, which has a range of resources to provide unique clinical and academic opportunities unlike any other organization.
As part of our world-class Geisinger Neuroscience Institute, we have innovative high-value clinical protocols for acute inpatient and chronic outpatient disease management, a 20-year clinical data warehouse (Geisinger had one of the very first Epic systems), and a groundbreaking population genomics program. Our team consists of 16 neurosurgeons providing neurosurgical services in four hospitals, including multiple hybrid operating rooms supporting comprehensive stroke programming.
The neurosurgery NP or PA will join a dedicated team of providers at Geisinger Community Medical Center covering all areas of neurosurgery. This role involves outpatient clinic, inpatient/consult coverage, along with OR coverage.
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.
The successful Nurse Practitioner candidate will have a certificate of completion from an approved program for Nurse Practitioners and must be eligible for or certified by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing. An acute care certification is required for this position. Must be certified to work with all patient population age groups.
EducationMaster's Degree-Physician Assistant (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)Certified Physician Assistant - National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)
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