Job ID: 289928954  |  Last Updated: 4/12/2022

Physician Assistant Orthopaedics

Employer
Geisinger
Location
Scranton, PA
Applicant Contact
Linda Cindric
Talent Management Consultant
(814) 272-5012
Accepts J-1 Visas
Unspecified
Websites
https://geisinger.org/careers https://jobs.geisinger.org/

Job Description

Are you looking for the opportunity to practice great medicine in a team environment focused on patient care? If you are a detail-oriented Advanced Practitioner, able to function in changing environment and dedicated to premiere patient care, we are interested in having you join our team at Geisinger POAL clinic located in Scranton, PA. As part of our team, you will have the opportunity to make a difference working with the area's patient populations.


JOB SUMMARY: To assist with patient care and management under the responsibility and supervision of the surgeon. To perform diagnostic and therapeutic tasks to allow the physician to extend his/her services. Assists in gathering the data necessary in implementing the diagnosis and, thereby, the therapeutic plan of the surgeon.

A major role will be as patient advocate in the medical care system, serving as confidant, advisor, and liaison between patients and physicians.

Reports directly to the surgeon for all patient-care-related functions.


COMPETENCIES & SKILLS: Must have proven ability to work in a team environment, demonstrated 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


EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: 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.


WORK ENVIRONMENT: Work is typically performed in a clinical environment.

The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.


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.


ABOUT GEISINGER: One of the nations most innovative health services organizations, Geisinger serves more than 1.5 million patients in Pennsylvania. The system includes 13 hospital campuses, a nearly 600,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. A physician-led organization, with approximately 32,000 employees and more than 1,800 employed physicians, Geisinger leverages an estimated $12.7 billion positive annual impact on the Pennsylvania economy. Repeatedly recognized nationally for integration, quality and service, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to patient care, medical education, research and community service. For more information, visit geisinger.org or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

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