Geisinger is seeking a Neurosurgery Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join it’s growing Neurosurgery department located in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania.
The ideal candidate will perform the following:
· Diagnostic and therapeutic tasks and assist in gathering the data necessary in implementing the plan
· Assist the physicians in the pre-operative care and work up of patients including writing routine admission orders, arranging appropriate laboratory and imaging studies and consultations.
· Participate in the post-operative care of patients in the clinic setting and reporting back any complications to the physician.
· Patient advocate in the medical care system, serving as confidant, advisor, and liaison between patients and the physicians.
· Call requirements and responding to Trauma and Neurosurgical Stroke.
The NP/PA will report directly to the surgeon for all clinical related responsibilities and the chief physician assistant, Neuroscience or in absence the Director, or Associate Vice President, Neurosciences, for all non-clinical administrative responsibilities.
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, an acute care certification 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.
For more information, please contact: Lori Surak, Talent Management Consultant, Geisinger Health 570-214-8123 or email@example.com or www.geisinger.org
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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.
One of the nation’s most innovative health services organizations, Geisinger serves more than 1.5 million patients in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The system includes 13 hospital campuses, a nearly 600,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. A physician-led organization, with approximately 32,000 employees and more than 1,800 employed physicians, Geisinger leverages an estimated $12.7 billion positive annual impact on the Pennsylvania and New Jersey economies. Repeatedly recognized nationally for integration, quality and service, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to patient care, medical education, research and community service. For more information, visit geisinger.org or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.
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*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.