Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Urgent Care
Location: Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: R-24263
Geisinger ConvenientCare Wilkes Barre urgent care clinic is an seeking experienced an Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join our team.
ConvenientCare 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. Services at some clinics may also include x-ray, EKG, IV hydration, and phlebotomy.
The ideal Geisinger Convenient Care 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 to 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 the ability to treat patients age one and older.
We take pride in the professional and developmental support we provide:
Recruitment incentive - $10,000, paid in lump sum upon start. 2-year work obligation with department
Continuing Medical Education – 10 working days, based on 8 hours, and $2,500 annually
Benefits begin the first day of employment
Teaching opportunities – are available via advanced practice preceptorship
Master's Degree-Physician Assistant (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)
Basic Life Support Certification - Default Issuing Body; Certified Physician Assistant - National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)
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.
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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.