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Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant - Neurology (Inpatient)


Job Description

LGHP Neurology is seeking a full time CRNP or PA to join its growing inpatient neurology practice. Our fast paced environment involves initial diagnosis and acute management of ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, rare headache conditions, and neurologic complications of other critical conditions such as cardiac arrest, sepsis, and non-neurologic surgical procedures. Our team functions all over the hospital primarily as a consultant service in both emergent and non-emergent settings. The ideal candidate would join our team of 8 physicians and 5 APPs. The sub-specialists on our team include vascular neurology, neuro-critical care, neurophysiology / epilepsy. The position would allow rotation between day and night shifts as needed by the team. This position also allows for both incredible autonomy mixed with active constant support from a friendly and collaborative team. We are all interested in continuing to elevate the level of neurologic knowledge of our patients and community so we are also constantly learning as a team to deliver the highest quality care.

Hours: Full time 1.0 FTE (40 hours per week). Shifts include 8-12 hours starting at 8am, 11am, 7pm, and 11pm. In addition to occasionally filling in shifts for other team members who may be away. Team members rotate responsibility for holidays and weekends but with a growing team there is increasing flexibility.


Nurse Practitioner

  • Valid Pennsylvania licensure as a Registered Nurse
  • Certification by ANCC or other qualifying agency in area of specialty required.
  • Valid Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner license and Certificate of Prescriptive Authority in Pennsylvania
  • Credentialed by the medical staff in accordance with current policy and procedure.
  • Effective August 1st, 2023, the certification of the nurse practitioner must align with the population the nurse practitioner will primarily be caring for unless otherwise determined by the Chief Nursing Officer and in accordance with hospital practice needs.
  • Experience in Neurology preferred.

Physician Assistant

  • Current licensure as a Physician Assistant by PA Board of Medicine.
  • Graduate of Accredited Physician Assistant training program.
  • Minimum one year experience as a Physician Assistant is preferred.
  • Experience in neurology is preferred


Disclaimer: This job description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job.  It is intended to be a reflection of those principal job elements essential for recruitment and selection, for making fair job evaluations, and for establishing performance standards.  The percentages of time spent performing job duties are estimates, and should not be considered absolute.  The incumbent shall perform all other functions and/or be cross-trained as shall be determined at the sole discretion of management, who has the right to amend, modify, or terminate this job in part or in whole.  Incumbent must be able to perform all job functions safely.

Benefits At A Glance:

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH offers the following benefits to employees:

  • 100% Tuition Assistance at The Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • Shift, Weekend and On-Call Differentials
  • Health, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Retirement Savings Account with Company Matching
  • Child Care Subsidies
  • Onsite Gym and Fitness Classes


PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.


Search Firm Representatives please read carefully: PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this employment opportunity. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH via-email, the Internet or directly to hiring managers at Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health in any form without a valid written search agreement in place for that position will be deemed the sole property of PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH as a result of the referral or through other means.

LGH Full Time Posted on 10/30/2023