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Women's Health Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant


At Lancaster General Health, our culture is what sets us apart and creates a lasting impression of our health system in the community and in the hearts of our patients and their families. A role with us is more than just a job, we ask that you Live Your Legacy at LGH by finding your passion in your everyday role, committing to those you serve, and reaching for your personal best.

We are recognized as 1 of only 9 hospitals in the entire country with awards in Medicare.Gov, LEAPFROG and Healthgrades Americas 50 Best Hospitals. We have attained five year Magnet ® recognition status for the fifth time with the American Nurses’ Credentialing Center (ANCC) and we are the 2018 recipient of the Foster G. McGaw Prize in recognition of the commitment to community service.

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH offers a comprehensive benefits package:

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program so that our employees can stay actively engaged and committed to living their legacy every day. Together, we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

Join us and be part of a team that empowers you to do more than your job and encourages you to:

Live Your Passion. Live Your Best. Live Your Commitment. Live Your Legacy.

Summary

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. 

Penn Medicine LGHP Family & Maternity Medicine is seeking a full-time Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant to join our OB/GYN team. With expertise in diagnosing and treating various medical conditions that impact women’s health. Their duties include diagnosing and monitoring illnesses and diseases, providing medical support to pregnant women and performing routine check-ups on female patients. Providing special, quality care that encompasses preconception care through childbirth and delivery—with gynecology, which covers all areas of women’s health. Able to perform initial diagnoses and prescribe the best treatments possible and able to explain complex conditions in simple terms.

Other duties and responsibilities for OB-GYN APP includes:

  • Diagnosing and treating conditions that affect women, such as certain types of cancer and conditions like menopause
  • Diagnose reproductive or pregnancy problems, order diagnostic tests, prescribe medications, and perform procedures
  • Working with expecting mothers to explain the childbirth process
  • Performing routine checkups with patients
  • Providing childbirth and postpartum care for new mothers

The position is outpatient only and largely focused on prenatal care patients in particular (as there is a tremendous need in our community). However, it will allow opportunity in the schedule for emergency visits, hospital follow-ups and new patients as well.  Hires will benefit from joining a team-oriented group, focused on providing excellent patient care to a very diverse patient population that we serve. Hires expected to demonstrate similar values of striving for excellence in care while working well in a team.

Hours:  Full-time, 40 hours per week 8:00am–5:00pm, Monday – Friday, no weekend or holidays.  The APP may rotate coverage between both of our practices located at Women & Babies Hospital and Parkesburg Complex locations.

Job Requirements

Nurse Practitioner

  • Valid Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner license and Certificate of Prescriptive Authority in Pennsylvania
  • Valid Pennsylvania licensure as a Registered Nurse
  • Certification by ANCC or other qualifying agency in area of specialty required
  • Minimum one-year experience as a Nurse Practitioner is 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

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Benefits of Joining Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health:

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH combines a Nationally Ranked Hospital with great schools, safe neighborhoods, affordable housing, local community events and festivals as well as a wealth of cultural and recreational activities. The scenic Susquehanna River Valley provides opportunities for fishing, skiing, kayaking, hiking and mountain biking in addition to easy access to NJ shoreline or Delaware beaches. Urban life is easily accessible, with New York, Baltimore, Philadelphia and Washington D.C. a train ride away. Local universities, Fulton Theatre, the downtown shopping and dining district and local sports teams make Lancaster a great place to Live, Work and Play.

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.

WBH Full Time Posted on 09/30/2021