Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
There’s a reason we believe that America is watching Geisinger. Geisinger is one of the nation’s largest health service organizations. We are dedicated to setting the standard for evidence-based care delivery and pursuing innovative new approaches to predictive precision medicine, such as our MyCode® genomic research initiative. Whether you prefer working in a busy urban center, a suburban area or a small-town setting, Geisinger has clinical and nonclinical positions open throughout our system. With 12 physician-led hospital campuses to staff throughout Pennsylvania and in southern New Jersey, we offer a wide range of positions, a competitive, pay-for-performance salary structure and healthcare benefits from day one, including those for vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality.
Assesses the physical and psychosocial status of clients presenting for routine
obstetrical and gynecological care, family planning or minor gynecological complaints by
means of interview, health history, physical examination and diagnostic tests. Interprets data, develops and implements therapeutic plans.
Transfers the client to physician management or continue the care of the client in a
collaborative or supervisory management arrangement with the designated obstetrician/gynecologist in
cases where medical pathology or a high risk pregnancy are identified.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
--Functions within the scope of practice of the nurse practitioner/physician assistant role.
--Functions as a client advocate.
--Provides care that is nonjudgmental and sensitive to client needs.
--Collaborates with other health care providers to achieve optimal health care outcome.
--Identifies non-reproductive health problems and provides management or referral.
--Provides health education and counseling in response to client needs.
--Attains and maintains national certification through approved continuing education.
--Attends staff divisional meetings and grand rounds as appropriate.
The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.
COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS
Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment.
Demonstrated a deep concern for the health and well-being of others. Must be able to deal with patients in such a way as to instill confidence and ease of communication.
Demonstrated basic computer skills and able to become proficient in the use of Epic Care.
Demonstrates strong analytical, strategic, and tactical planning skills.
Demonstrates excellent oral and written interpersonal communication skills.
Demonstrates decision-making and problem-solving skills.
Demonstrates communication that supports a culture of service excellence.
Must obtain and maintain BLS,
Demonstrates computer literacy, accurate and timely charting via Electronic Medical Record (EMR)
Travel as indicated including other Geisinger entities
Participation in the holiday/weekend/call schedule as indicated
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
The Physician Assistant candidate will work under the responsibility and supervision of the physician and require completion of an ARC-PA (or predecessor organization) approved physician assistant program, current NCCPA certification or eligibility and Pennsylvania State licensure. Requires one year of related experience.
The successful Nurse Practitioner candidate will work in collaboration with the physician and have a certificate of completion from an approved program for Nurse Practitioners or be eligible to hold national certification that allows the NP to work with the patient populations and location settings associated with this position. Must be eligible for licensure as a nurse practitioner in the state of PA. Pennsylvania certification as a Women's Health Ob/Gyn Nurse Practitioner preferred.
Geisinger offers Advanced Practitioners :
* Domestic Partner Benefits
* Paid malpractice insurance
* Market competitive wages - constantly monitored
* Generous Paid Time Off policy
* Funding for CME and paid CME days
* Relocation for qualified candidates
* Health Care Benefits Starting Day 1: including vision and dental
Geisinger Health System is an integrated health services organization widely recognized for its innovative use of the electronic health record and the development of innovative care delivery models such as ProvenHealth Navigator® and ProvenCare®. As one of the nation’s largest health service organizations, Geisinger serves more than 3 million residents throughout 45 counties in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania, and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of AtlantiCare, a National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient. The physician-led system is comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 12 hospital campuses, two research centers and a 510,000-member health plan, all of which leverage an estimated $8.9 billion positive impact on the Pennsylvania economy. Geisinger has repeatedly garnered national accolades for integration, quality and service. In addition to fulfilling its patient care mission, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to medical education, research and community service. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org, or follow the latest Geisinger news and more on Twitter and Facebook.
** 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.
*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.
Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of the Geisinger Family. Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. A mature electronic health record connects a comprehensive network of 13 hospital campuses, two research centers and nearly 1,600 Geisinger primary and specialty care physicians.Geisinger is an integrated health services organization widely recognized for its innovative use of the electronic health record and the development of innovative care delivery models such as ProvenHealth Navigator®, ProvenCare® and ProvenExperience®. As one of the nation’s largest health service organizations, Geisinger serves more than 3 million residents throughout 45 counties in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania, and also in southern New Jersey at AtlantiCare, a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and Geisinger Je...rsey Shore Hospital became the newest members of the Geisinger Family. The physician-led system is comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan, all of which leverage an estimated $12.7 billion positive impact on the Pennsylvania and New Jersey economies. Geisinger has repeatedly garnered national accolades for integration, quality and service. In addition to fulfilling its patient care mission, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to medical education, research and community service. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org, or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.