Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
The Geisinger Neuroscience Institute is seeking an individual for the Neuroscience Advanced Practice Residency Program.
The qualified candidate, under the responsibility and supervision of a physician, will participate in diagnostic and therapeutic tasks to further educate the Advanced Practitioner (AP) Resident in neuroscience knowledge, patient care decision-making, and patient care management. The AP Resident will collaborate with the neurologists and neurosurgeons to provide care to new or established patients, assure continuity of care and advocacy for patients, and served as a liaison between physicians and patients. Additionally, the AP Resident will collaborate with medical staff members, nursing personnel, and other departmental staff to coordinate patient care requirements.
The AP Resident will spend 12 months in neuroscience completing rotations in Neurodiagnostics, General Neurology, Epilepsy, Neuromuscular, Consultative Neurology, Stroke, Vascular Neurosurgery, Spine Surgery, Neurosurgical Oncology, Neurotrauma, Neuro-Critical Care, and an elective in a concentration area of the resident's choice. The AP Resident will have a combined clinical and didactic curriculum throughout the full 12 months.
The AP Resident reports directly to the physician for all patient care-related functions and the Residency Director for all other residency-related functions.
GEISINGER WYOMING VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER: (GWV), located in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., is an acute care hospital that is licensed for 274 beds, and houses the only Level II Trauma center in Luzerne County. The campus includes the Frank M. and Dorothea Henry Cancer Center, The Richard and Marion Pearsall Heart Hospital, the Janet Weis Children's Hospital Pediatric Unit, a transplant program and the Brain & Spine Tumor Institute. Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre is GWV's ambulatory campus.
One of the nation's most innovative health services organizations, Geisinger serves more than 1.5 million patients in Pennsylvania. The system includes 13 hospital campuses, a nearly 600,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. A physician-led organization, with approximately 32,000 employees and more than 1,800 employed physicians, Geisinger leverages an estimated $12.7 billion positive annual impact on the Pennsylvania. Repeatedly recognized nationally for integration, quality and service, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to patient care, medical education, research and community service. For more information, visit geisinger.org or connect with us onFacebook, Instagram, LinkedInand Twitter.
Bachelor's Degree-Healthcare Related Degree (Required)
We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
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