Nurse Practitioner Acute Hospital Care at Home

Acute Hospital Care at Home (AHCaH) providers operate similarly to inpatient hospitalists with a more virtual care approach. Cooperating with other team members through huddles and as needed to assess patient needs and identify appropriate patients for this model of care.Job DutiesThrough reliable communication, remote patient monitoring and outlined protocols, AHCaH enables patients who meet hospital admission criteria to receive care in the comfort of their home. Target Population:Med/Surgical level of careCongestive Heart Failure/COPD exacerbationUrinary Tract InfectionPotential for other appropriate conditionsPrimary health team includes:Advanced Practitioner (AP)- Core provider, works closely with patients and care team under physician guidance.RN Coordinator Field Staff (RNs and Mobile ParamedicsPhysician, direct care and interdisciplinary team supervision.Location: Geisinger Healthplex CenterPointwith travel as needed to Geisinger Wyoming Valley, Geisinger South Wilkes Barre and Geisinger Community Medical CenterSchedule: 7 days on; 7 days offHours:xc2xa0 7 a xe2x80x93 7 pCall schedule: rotates with physicians and other Advanced PractitionersEducationMaster’s Degree-Nurse Practitioner (Required)Certification(s) and License(s)Licensed Registered Nurse (Pennsylvania) – RN_State of Pennsylvania; Certified Nurse Practitioner – American Academy of Nurse Practitioners; Basic Life Support Certification – Default Issuing BodyOur Purpose & ValuesOUR 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. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners. Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We know that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

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