Allergy & Immunology Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner
Location: State College, Pennsylvania
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: R-41066
Geisinger is seeking a full time Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner for the multispecialty group in its Western State College, Pennsylvania location. This is an outstanding opportunity to join a large health system that is nationally recognized for innovation and quality care.The physician assistant or nurse practitioner sees most return and acute visits, oversees food and drug challenges, and helps to supervise allergy immunotherapy. The vision and mission of the practice is to continue to provide exceptional and excellent care for both our pediatric and adult patients with asthma, allergic diseases, and immunologic disorders.There is close collaboration with 7 allergist/immunologists and 2 Advanced Practice Providers throughout the Geisinger System in the central and Northeastern Pennsylvania area who interact and meet regularly through e-mail and televideo. There are multiple primary care and subspecialist physicians in the Western region who are a rich source of referrals. Local hospitals include the Mount Nittany Medical Center as well as Geisinger Lewistown Hospital. Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Hershey Medical Center and University of Pittsburgh are major tertiary referral centers.State College in western Pennsylvania is a diverse family friendly, low crime city and the home of The Pennsylvania State University. It has many big city amenities in a rural location. The area offers BIG 10 sports, arts and culture, excellent restaurants, highly rated public school district and easy access to hiking, biking trails, lakes for fishing, boating and other outdoor activities. It is within a 2-3 hour drive to the Hershey/Harrisburg area as well as Pittsburgh; excellent cities with multiple big city amenities. This position comes with lucrative benefits and compensation package in a low cost of living area and allows an exceptional work life balance.
Certified Nurse Practitioner - American Academy of Nurse Practitioners; Certified Physician Assistant - National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA); Basic Life Support Certification - Default Issuing Body
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring 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 We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners. Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We know that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.
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.
At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh FoodFarmacy, a program that delivers life-saving healthy alternatives to patients with diabetes. With additional tools like our MyCode Community Health Initiative, one of the first health system genome sequencingprograms, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 1...3 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers. What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.