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Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
JOB TITLE: Nurse Practitioner
LOCATION: American Office Center – Camp Hill
WORK SCHEDULE: Days
WORK TYPE: FULL TIME
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.
Assesses the physical and psychosocial status of clients presenting for routine obstetrical and gynecological care, family planning or minor gynecological complaints by means of interview, health history, physical examination and diagnostic tests. Interprets data, develops and implements therapeutic plans.
Transfers the client to physician management or continue the care of the client in a collaborative management arrangement with the designated obstetrician/gynecologist in cases where medical pathology or a high risk pregnancy are identified.
Reports to the Chairman, Women's Health Service Line. For additional information please contact Kathy Kardisco at firstname.lastname@example.org or 570-214-4460.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
*1. Functions within the scope of practice of the nurse practitioner role.
*2. Functions as a client advocate.
*3. Provides care that is nonjudgmental and sensitive to client needs.
*4. Collaborates with other health care providers to achieve optimal health care outcome.
*5. Identifies non-reproductive health problems and provides management or referral.
*6. Provides health education and counseling in response to client needs.
*7. Attains and maintains national certification through approved continuing education.
*8. Attends staff divisional meetings and grand rounds as appropriate.
*9. Maintains knowledge base of regulatory requirements.
10. Performs other duties as required or assigned by the clinical director which fall within the nurse practitioner scope of practice.
*Denotes essential job functions.
COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment.
Demonstrated a deep concern for the health and well-being of others. Must be able to deal with patients in such a way as to instill confidence and ease of communication.
Demonstrated basic computer skills and able to become proficient in the use of Epic Care.
Demonstrates strong analytical, strategic, and tactical planning skills.
Demonstrates excellent oral and written interpersonal communication skills.
Demonstrates decision-making and problem-solving skills.
Demonstrates communication that supports a culture of service excellence.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Graduation from a Nurse Practitioner program approved by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing required.
Eligible for or certified for Pennsylvania licensure required.
Pennsylvania certification as a Women's Health Ob/Gyn Nurse Practitioner preferred.
GEISINGER HOLY SPIRIT is a strong and growing healthcare provider serving south-central Pennsylvania. Geisinger Holy Spirit includes its flagship Geisinger Holy Spirit Hospital, a 311-bed Joint Commission accredited acute care facility located in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania. Geisinger Holy Spirit employs more than 2,600 people and has more than 500 physicians and advanced practitioners on its hospital medical staff. Sponsored by the Sisters of Christian Charity, Geisinger Holy Spirit delivers patient-centered care guided by Catholic values and the Ethical and Religious Directives of Healthcare. Geisinger Holy Spirit provides a comprehensive array of both inpatient and outpatient services across the continuum of care, including acute care, home health, emergency medical services, physician practices, and a host of outpatient facilities located throughout south-central Pennsylvania.
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.
** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. 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.
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. Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. A mature electronic health record connects a comprehensive network of 13 hospital campuses, two research centers and nearly 1,600 Geisinger primary and specialty care physicians.Geisinger is an integrated health services organization widely recognized for its innovative use of the electronic health record and the development of innovative care delivery models such as ProvenHealth Navigator®, ProvenCare® and ProvenExperience®. As one of the nation’s largest health service organizations, Geisinger serves more than 3 million residents throughout 45 counties in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania, and also in southern New Jersey at AtlantiCare, a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and Geisinger Je...rsey Shore Hospital became the newest members of the Geisinger Family. The physician-led system is 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, all of which leverage an estimated $12.7 billion positive impact on the Pennsylvania and New Jersey economies. Geisinger has repeatedly garnered national accolades for integration, quality and service. In addition to fulfilling its patient care mission, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to medical education, research and community service. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org, or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.