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Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner - Vascular Surgery

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Job Title Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner - Vascular Surgery Location Scranton, PA Job Category Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant, Advanced Practice Schedule Days Work Type Full time Department Central Region Adult Cardiology Division Date posted 06/13/2024 Job ID R-63610

Job Summary

Geisinger's Heart & Vascular Surgery is seeking a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner to join our Vascular Surgery Department at Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton, Pennsylvania.

Job Duties

The vascular surgery Advanced Practitioner will join a dedicated team of vascular surgeons and physician assistants and nurse practitioner at Geisinger Community Medical Center.

This practice is a mix of outpatient clinic, inpatient rounding, first assist OR time and weekend and night call.

The successful Physician Assistant must be a graduate of an 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. Must be certified to work with all patient population age groups.

Education

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

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