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Neuroscience Advanced Practitioner Residency Program

Job Title Neuroscience Advanced Practitioner Residency Program Location Wilkes-Barre, PA Job Category Physician Assistant, Nurse Practitioner, Advanced Practice Schedule Days Work Type Full time Department Northeast Region Advanced Practice Neuroscience Education Department Date posted 04/28/2023 Job ID R-46954

Job Summary

The Geisinger Neuroscience Institute is seeking an individual for the Neuroscience Advanced Practice Residency Program.

Job Duties

The qualified candidate, under the responsibility and supervision of a physician, will participate in diagnostic and therapeutic tasks to further educate the Advanced Practitioner (AP) Resident in neuroscience knowledge, patient care decision-making, and patient care management. The AP Resident will collaborate with the neurologists and neurosurgeons to provide care to new or established patients, assure continuity of care and advocacy for patients, and served as a liaison between physicians and patients. Additionally, the AP Resident will collaborate with medical staff members, nursing personnel, and other departmental staff to coordinate patient care requirements.

The AP Resident will spend 12 months in neuroscience completing rotations in Neurodiagnostics, General Neurology, Epilepsy, Neuromuscular, Consultative Neurology, Stroke, Vascular Neurosurgery, Spine Surgery, Neurosurgical Oncology, Neurotrauma, Neuro-Critical Care, and an elective in a concentration area of the resident’s choice.  The AP Resident will have a combined clinical and didactic curriculum throughout the full 12 months.

The AP Resident reports directly to the physician for all patient care-related functions and the Residency Director for all other residency-related functions.

Position Details

GEISINGER WYOMING VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER: (GWV), located in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., is an acute care hospital that is licensed for 274 beds, and houses the only Level II Trauma center in Luzerne County. The campus includes the Frank M. and Dorothea Henry Cancer Center, The Richard and Marion Pearsall Heart Hospital, the Janet Weis Children’s Hospital Pediatric Unit, a transplant program and the Brain & Spine Tumor Institute. Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre is GWV’s ambulatory campus.


Bachelor's Degree-Healthcare Related Degree (Required)

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 or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

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EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence.

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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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