This Nursing Home/Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) based advanced practitioner will practice in conjunction with Community Practice clinical staff, Geisinger Health Plan (GHP) case management staff, and skilled nursing facilities staff to ensure GHP members are appropriately managed in the sub-acute an/or long-term care setting. The Advanced Practitioner will provide direct (hands-on) care in nursing homes/skilled nursing facilities with a goal to improve quality and prevent unnecessary re-admissions to the acute care setting.
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities.
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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, be eligible for or hold current national certification as a Family or Adult Nurse Practitioner and must be eligible for licensure by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing. The candidate must be certified to work with adult population age group.
The successful Physician Assistant candidate will work under the responsibility and supervision of the physician and require completion of an ARC-PA approved physician assistant program, NCCPA certification or eligibility, and Pennsylvania State licensure.
Must have BLS certification and have or be eligible for ACLS certification. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in nursing home/skilled nursing facility billing (codes, understanding of medical necessity). Prior Advanced Practitioner experience in a long term care setting and/or administrative experience in a skilled nursing facility or long term care facility is preferred.
For more information, please contact, Tammy Bonawitz,Talent Management Consultant, Geisinger, at: www.geisinger.org, 570-214-4777 or email@example.com.
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.