Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Urgent Care
Location: Hazleton, Pennsylvania
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: R-21815
At Hazleton CommunityCare's ExpressCare urgent care clinic, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities and families we serve. ExpressCare in Hazleton is seeking an experienced Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join its growing team in their new clinic.
ExpressCare clinics allow our patients to 'save their spot' to avoid wait times and check in online. The clinicians diagnose and treat common medical problems including sore throats, earaches, sinus infections, flu, urinary tract infections and more. They also provide routine health exams, immunizations, screenings and wellness services. Some clinics may also include X-ray, EKG, IV hydration, and phlebotomy. Advanced Practitioners must be able to treat patients from age one to adults, and have six months of primary care, emergency medicine, urgent care or critical care experience.
Advanced Practitioners receive the following benefits:
Comprehensive medical/retirement benefits starting the first day of employment
Paid malpractice insurance
Relocation assistance for qualified candidates
CME funds ($2,500/year) and paid 10 CME days/year
The ideal Hazleton ExpressCare candidates will:
Take responsibility and ownership of their site
Possess strong interpersonal skills
Have excellent prioritizing and multi-tasking abilities
Have urgent care experience and the ability perform procedures such as suturing and splinting
Advanced practitioners must have at least six months of primary care, emergency medicine, urgent care or critical care advanced practice professional experience and able to treat patients age one and older.
WORK SCHEDULE: Rotations of weekends and some holidays required (Work 7 out of 14 days)
HOURS: Monday – Friday 9:00AM – 8PM
Saturday , Sunday 8:00AM – 6:00PM
Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply - (English-Spanish) At least six-months of experience as an advanced practitioner is required
Licensed Registered Nurse (Pennsylvania) - RN_State of Pennsylvania; Certified Nurse Practitioner - American Academy of Nurse Practitioners; 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 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.
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 13... 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.
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