Job ID: 290099867
Last Updated: 4/12/2022
Neurology - Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner
Geisinger Medical Center
The Geisinger Neuroscience Institute is seeking a Neurology Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join our growing neurology practicing at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania.
The NP or PA will work primarily in the Epilepsy field with a secondary role in Headache/General Neurology.
The ideal candidate will:
Performs 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.
The successful Physician Assistant must be a graduate of a 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.
Geisingers Neuroscience Institute spans Geisingers three main campuses in Danville, Wilkes-Barre and Scranton, along with locations in State College and Lewistown, Pennsylvania. Our program includes most neurology and neurosurgery subspecialties along with neurology and neurosurgery residency programs. Geisinger has a specific focus on quality not quantity and developing new management pathways for optimal outcomes.
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