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Job Title Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Community Based Location Scranton, PA Job Category Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant, Advanced Practice Schedule Per Diem Work Type Department Geisinger at Home Medical Department Date posted 06/20/2024 Job ID R-63940

Job Summary

Geisinger Care at Home team is seeking an experienced Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant (APP) for a community-based position, covering Luzerne and Lackawanna counties

Job Duties

The Geisinger Care at Home Advanced Practice Provider is a field-based patient direct care position performing health risk assessments, depression screening and addressing care gaps for Geisinger Health Plan Gold members. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

  • Work is typically performed in the patient’s home.

  • Approximately 5-10% of the visits are virtual telemedicine.

  • APP must reside in geographic area due to nature of position.

  • Schedule can be 5 – 8-hour days or 4 – 10-hour days.

  • There is no call, weekend, or holiday work.

Advanced Practitioners receive the following benefits:

  • $10,000 Recruitment Forgivable Loan - a two-year work commitment.
  • Comprehensive medical/retirement benefits starting the first day of employment.
  • CME funds ($3,000/year) and paid 10 CME days/year.
  • Company vehicle, computer, computer monitor, and cell phone are provided.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

  •  A minimum of two years of Advanced Practice Provider experience is required.  

Schedule your phone screen today - contact:

Tammy Bonawitz Senior Provider Recruiter, tlbonawitz@geisinger.edu

Education

Master's Degree-Nurse Practitioner (Required)

Certification(s) and License(s)

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

Skills

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

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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