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Company: Geisinger
Location: Wilkes Barre, PA
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Recruitment Agency, Staffing, Job Board


CommunityCare Kistler clinic qualifies for $50,000 NHSC Loan Repayment Program*! CommunityCare Kistler is seeking a Physician Assistant for our primary care office in Wilkes Barre, PA. Provider must be bilingual in Spanish and English to support our patients.

Job Duties

Provider must be bilingual in Spanish and English to support our patients. The CommunityCare Kistler clinic qualifies for the *NHSC Loan Repayment Program which is the National Health Service Corps http:// for up to $50,000 with a two-year initial term.

At CommunityCare Kistler, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities and families we serve.

Advanced Practitioners are offered the following benefits:

  • Competitive straight salary model linked to quality and value versus productivity measures

  • $10,000 recruitment loan

  • Excellent benefits package, including relocation, malpractice, and tail coverage that begins the first day of employment

  • Continuing medical education - 10 working days and $2,500 for CME activities

  • Professional opportunities for mentorship, growth, and advancement

  • Fully integrated electronic health record (Epic)

Advanced Practitioners perform initial assessment and triage of patients based on information obtained pertinent to presenting condition.

  • Keeps track of pertinent procedure and laboratory results, discusses with physician, and returns call to family and patient regarding the results and plans.

  • Assists with arranging appropriate follow-up for the patients.

  • Answers and returns phone calls from established patients and their families and assess the needs of patient and family.

  • Discusses plan with the physician and relays information to the family and patient.

  • Obtains or assists in the preauthorization process for medications, diagnostic studies, and treatments which the employee is qualified to perform.

  • Screening patients.

Education Master's Degree-Nurse Practitioner (Required) Certification(s) and License(s) Licensed Registered Nurse (Pennsylvania) - RN_State of Pennsylvania; Certified Nurse Practitioner - American Academy of Nurse Practitioners; Basic Life Support Certification - Default Issuing Body Skills Patient Assessment And Care; Care Management Knowledge; Patient Safety; Health Information Documentation; Patients Rights; Clinical Policies And Standards 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.

About Geisinger

Geisinger is committed to making better health easier for the more than 1 million people it serves. Founded more than 100 years ago by Abigail Geisinger, the system now includes nine hospital campuses, a 550,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. With nearly 24,000 employees and more than 1,600 employed physicians, Geisinger boosts its hometown economies in Pennsylvania by billions of dollars annually. Learn more at or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

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