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Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner - Neuroscience & Spine Associates


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Job Description

Advanced Practice Providers at Lancaster General Health are often found collaborating with their peers and team members to provide a coordinated and holistic approach to care through our patient centered medical home model.  We believe that care must incorporate all needs of the patient.  This includes medically necessary before and after care services, as well as access to socio-economic resources in the community, to ensure their well-being as the ultimate path to recovery.  Our belief in this type of approach allows our Advanced Practice Providers the opportunity to participate in clinical and organizational improvement huddles, committees and other initiatives, providing opportunities to innovate within their own practices as well as the overarching health system. 

The Neuroscience and Spine Associates, Lancaster General Health is seeking a full-time PA or CRNP to join its high-end Neuroscience practice. With expertise in conditions such as herniated discs, radiculopathy, cervical and lumbar degenerative disc disease, to procedures such as Kyphoplasty, spinal cord stimulators and trials and shunts Neuroscience and Spine Associates offers a full spectrum of neurological care in one location. As a forward-thinking practice, Neuroscience and Spine Associates offers Neurosurgery, Pain Management, Physical Therapy, EMG, and lab services all in one location.  We also support two Ambulatory Surgical Centers on our premises where we do outpatient back surgery and Pain Management procedures. Our providers have access to collaborate with Penn Medicine and The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Department of Neurosurgery providers and programs. Join a practice of six Neurosurgeons, two Pain Physicians and seven Advanced Practice Providers to care for patients with wide-ranging brain, neck, back and spine concerns by working collaboratively with Pain Management, Physical Therapy and the team at ABBCI. The position is a mix of outpatient and inpatient.  This position will allow you to have your own panel of patients when in the clinic, and to work as a first assistant in the OR with one of our amazing surgeons.  As a member of our team, you will participate in an on-call rotation to help cover trauma surgeries that come in after hours, but you will not carry a beeper or take actual patient calls.  Current call expectation is to be available about 5-6 days per month including one weekend.   We are excited to teach the neurological exam, as well as clinical expertise in diagnosis and management of a wide variety of neurological conditions to interested, motivated candidates. 

Hours:  Full-time with hours primarily between 8:00 am-5:00 pm (on clinic days) and between 6:00 am-4:00 pm (on OR days).  Monday – Friday. The schedule can be created as desired to total 36 clinical hours with time for chart review as well.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

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.

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
  • Minimum one year experience as a Nurse Practitioner 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.

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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

Disclaimer

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.

CROOKEDOAK Full Time Posted on 05/19/2022