Pediatric Cardiology - Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner
Location: Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: R-16335
The Geisinger Heart Institute is seeking a full-time pediatric cardiology physician assistant or nurse practitioner to join our growing pediatric and adult congenital cardiology department at Geisinger South Wilkes Barre located in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.
Geisinger offers the highest-quality heart care in the region. From preventive care to heart surgery, our heart care team's mission is to keep you and your loved ones healthy and active.
With this position, you can take advantage of:
Exceptional work life balance working Monday - Friday with no call or weekends
Enjoy a combination practice of outpatient pediatric cardiology with the opportunity to treat some adult cardiology patients
Opportunity to create and grow programs within the pediatric cardiology department
Extensive department training program
Collaborative patient care with the regional team and participate in weekly conferences to further career development
Competitive compensation package
Ongoing enhancements to our fully-integrated Electronic Health Record (EHR) – Epic
$2,500 annual for CME
Geisinger South Wilkes Barre clinic site offers pediatric and adult cardiology services, providing care for adult patients with congenital heart disease, and featuring non-invasive diagnostics like echocardiography and electrocardiography. Pediatric spaces were specifically designed to calm the youngest congenital-heart patients.
Travel to Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania and other outreach clinic sites may be required for training purposes and clinic coverage.
The successful Physician Assistant must be a graduate of an ARC-approved physician assistant program, eligible or certified by the National Commission for the Certification of Physician Assistants and eligible or certified by the State Board of Medicine.
The successful Nurse Practitioner candidate will have a certificate of completion from an approved program for Nurse Practitioners and must be eligible for or certified by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing. Must be certified to work with all patient population age groups.
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
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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