Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Gastroenterology
Location: Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: R-40855
Geisinger Gastroenterology is seeking an Advanced Practitioner to join our team at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Specialty Clinic in Wilkes Barre Pennsylvania.
Join an established team of physicians, APs, and nursing staff.
This position will perform in collaboration with the physician, diagnostic and therapeutic tasks to assure that patient care is delivered in a caring and efficient manner throughout Geisinger in an effort to increase patient satisfaction and patient outcomes. Assists in gathering the data necessary in implementing the therapeutic plan of the physician. Functions as a patient advocate in the medical care system as confidant, advisor, and liaison between patients, families and physicians.
Reports clinically to the Director of GI and administratively to Operations Director.
Geisinger providers receive a comprehensive compensation and benefit package, including malpractice coverage with tail, paid relocation, generous CME time and allowance, and much more. In addition to a competitive salary, providers enjoy ample paid time off to allow for a rewarding work/life balance. Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality.
This position affords the Advanced Practitioner the opportunity to work in both the clinic and hospital setting by alternating between clinic visits and hospital consults.
Master's Degree-Physician Assistant (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)
Certified Physician Assistant - National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA); Basic Life Support Certification - Default Issuing Body
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