Nurse Practitioner Cardiology

The Geisinger Heart Institute is seeking a full-time pediatric cardiology physician assistant or nurse practitioner to join our growing pediatric and adult congenital cardiology department at Geisinger South Wilkes Barre located in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.Job DutiesGeisinger offers the highest-quality heart care in the region. From preventive care to heart surgery, our heart care team’s mission is to keep you and your loved ones healthy and active.With this position, you can take advantage of:Exceptional work life balance working Monday – Friday with no call or weekendsEnjoy a combination practice of outpatient pediatric cardiology with the opportunity to treat some adult cardiology patientsOpportunity to create and grow programs within the pediatric cardiology departmentExtensive department training programCollaborative patient care with the regional team and participate in weekly conferences to further career developmentGeisinger South Wilkes Barre clinic site offers pediatric and adult cardiology services, providing care for adult patients with congenital heart disease, and featuring non-invasive diagnostics like echocardiography and electrocardiography. Pediatric spaces were specifically designed to calm the youngest congenital-heart patients.Travel to Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania and other outreach clinic sites may be required for training purposes and clinic coverage.The successful Physician Assistant must be a graduate of an 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.EducationMaster’s Degree-Nurse Practitioner (Required)Certification(s) and License(s)Basic Life Support Certification – Default Issuing Body; Licensed Registered Nurse (Pennsylvania) – RN_State of Pennsylvania; Certified Nurse Practitioner – American Academy of Nurse PractitionersOur 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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