Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
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.
Supports the Neonatal Department by implementing therapeutic plans described by the physician based upon the physician's diagnosis. Works under the supervision of the physician assigned. Performs duties to provide the highest level of patient care and maximize patient satisfaction.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Maintains competencies of procedures performed in the unit and on transport for example: UAC lines, UVC lines, PICC lines, needle aspiration, arterial puncture, venous puncture and peripheral a-lines, intubation and chest tubes
Functions as a client advocate.
Provides above standards on ground and air retrievals.
Performs delivery room resuscitations. Manages Neonatal cardiopulmonary arrest according to protocol.
Serves as mentor to residents and medical students through teaching, supervision and guidance.
Works collaboratively with physicians and care coordinators in development and implementation of the daily plan of care; for example: attends rounds, discharge rounds, and sign out.
Provides care that is nonjudgmental and sensitive to client needs.
Collaborates with other health care providers to achieve optimal health care outcome.
Excels in developing team momentum, enthusiasm and pride.
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.
Neonatology experience preferred
The successful 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.
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.
For more information, please contact, Kathy Kardisco, Talent Acquisition Specialist 570-214-4460 or firstname.lastname@example.org
GEISINGER MEDICAL CENTER: (GMC), located Danville, Pa., the largest tertiary/quaternary care teaching hospital in the region, is licensed for 475 beds, including 89 pediatric beds in the Janet Weis Children’s Hospital. GMC, a Magnet Hospital, maintains the region’s only Level 1 Regional Resource Trauma Center with additional qualifications in pediatrics. GMC offers an array of highly specialized medical and surgical services, including neurosciences, cardiovascular services, transplantation, women’s health (in the Women’s Pavilion), oncology and orthopaedics. The Hospital for Advanced Medicine serves as an integrated center for the most critical patients. Outpatient services are available on and off campus.
About Geisinger: Geisinger is a physician-led health system 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 Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. 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.
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. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org, or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.
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.
Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout 45 counties in central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and in southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 32,000 employees, including 1,800 employed physicians, and consists of 13 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers.