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Job Title Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Pulmonary Medicine Location Wilkes-Barre, PA Job Category Nurse Practitioner; Physician Assistant Schedule Days Work Type Full time Department Sleep Services Division Date posted 01/10/2024 Job ID R-56848

Job Summary

Geisinger Wyoming Valley is seeking a full-time Pulmonary Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant.

Job Duties

At a Glance:

  • 100% Pulmonary
  • Provider skill mix: 5 attendings and 3 APs
  • Provider primarily performs outpatient consultations and occasionally inpatient consultations
  • See general pulmonary cases such as COPD, asthma, interstitial lung disease, lung cancer and post COVID complications  
  • Outpatient appointments are 60 minutes for new patients and 30 minutes for follow up visits

Area Highlights:

  • The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre area is close to various recreational attractions like Kalahari resorts & conventions, Hershey Park and Hotel Hershey, Camelback Resort & Great Wolf Resorts
  • Shopping, dining, sporting events, concerts, etc all nearby!
  • Enjoy some of Pennsylvania’s best hunting, mountain biking, skiing, and hiking
  • Driving distance to New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC & Baltimore
  • Avoca International Airport is 15 minutes or less away

To learn more, please contact Tonya Harmon Boyer, Senior Provider Recruiter, at 570-854-1571 or tnharmonboyer@geisinger.edu.

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Position Details

ABOUT 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 Wilkes-Barre is GWV's ambulatory campus.

Education

Master's Degree-Physician Assistant (Required), Master's Degree-Nurse Practitioner (Required)

Certification(s) and License(s)

Certified Physician Assistant - National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA); Licensed Registered Nurse (Pennsylvania) - RN_State of Pennsylvania; Basic Life Support Certification - Default Issuing Body; Certified Nurse Practitioner - American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

Skills

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

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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