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PA (Otolaryngology) Wilkes-Barre(Job Id 27465)

Location Wilkes Barre:PA Employment Type EMPLOYEE Category PA

Location: Geisinger Speciality Clinic

WorkSchedule: Days/Evenings

WorkType: Full Time

Geisinger's Otolaryngologists have been treating a wide range of conditions of the head and neck, providing the latest technologies in diagnostic, medical, surgical, and rehabilitative techniques. We have board-certified and fellowship-trained specialists who collaborate to ensure the most comprehensive care.

From hearing disorders to facial reconstruction and removal of cancerous tumors, Geisinger Otolaryngologists have leading-edge expertise. We command sophisticated, often minimally invasive techniques to help patients recover faster.



For nearly 100 years, Geisinger Otolaryngologists have been bringing these treatments, technologies and programs to the people of Northeastern and Central Pennsylvania.

To perform, under the authority and supervision of the staff surgeon, administrative, diagnostics and therapeutic tasks to allow staff attending physician to extend his/her patient care and services. To perform, in collaboration with the surgeon, diagnostics and therapeutic tasks to allow the physician to extend his/her services through the more effective use of his/her knowledge in the sphere of decision making required to establish a diagnosis and to plan therapy. He/she may assist in gathering the data necessary in implementing the therapeutic plan of the surgeon. Meets the qualifications to provide care for patients in the specific age range on their assigned clinical area.



Additionally, the Physician Assistant will act as the patient advocate in the medical care systems service as confidant, advisor, and liaison between patients and physicians.



Reports directly to the staff physician or designated resident for all patient-care-related functions. Charting privileges will be determined by the Procedure and Medical Records Committee as recommended by the staff physician. Practice encompasses evaluation and treatment of diseases of the head, neck and related structures. Deals directly with the medical staff members, nursing personnel and other departments to coordinate patient care requirements.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

*Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment.

*Demonstrated ability to deal directly with patients in such a way as to instill confidence and facilitate communication.

*Demonstrated concern for the health and well being of others.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

*Demonstrates ability to work effectively in a team environment.

*Demonstrates ability to deal directly with patients in such a way as to instill confidence and facilitate communication.

*Demonstrates concern for the health and well-being of others.



EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

*Must be a graduate from a program accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA).

*Must be eligible or certified by the National Commission for the Certification of Physician Assistants

*Must be eligible or certified by the State Board of Medicine.

*Satisfactorily completed formal training as surgical assistant or currently hold a position which commands comparable respect by virtue of equivalent work experience and training.

The successful Physician Assistant candidate will work under the responsibility and supervision of the physician and require completion of an ARC-PA approved physician assistant program, NCCPA certification or eligibility and Pennsylvania State licensure.

Geisinger offers:









* Domestic Partner Benefits

* Paid malpractice insurance

* Market competitive wages - constantly monitored

* Generous Paid Time Off policy

* Funding for CME and paid CME days

* Relocation for qualified candidates

* Health Care Benefits Starting Day 1: including vision and dental

* Interview expenses for qualified candidates

RECRUITER: Diane L. Brodginski

E-mail: dlbrodginski@geisinger.edu

Phone: 570-808-8977

About Geisinger

Geisinger Health System is an integrated health services organization widely recognized for its innovative use of the electronic health record and the development of innovative care delivery models such as ProvenHealth Navigator and ProvenCare . As one of the nation's largest health service organizations, Geisinger serves more than 3 million residents throughout 45counties in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania, and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of AtlantiCare, a National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient. The physician-led system is comprised of approximately 30,000 employees,including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 12 hospital campuses, two research centers and a 510,000-member health plan, all of which leverage an estimated $8.9 billion positive impact on the Pennsylvania economy. Geisinger hasrepeatedly garnered national accolades for integration, quality and service. In addition to fulfilling its patient care mission, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to medical education, research and community service. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org, or follow the latest Geisinger news and more on Twitter and Facebook.

** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver.

** 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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Geisinger Health System is an integrated health services organization widely recognized for its innovative use of the electronic health record and the development of innovative care delivery models such as ProvenHealth Navigator and ProvenCare. As one of the nations largest health service organizations, Geisinger serves more than 3 million residents throughout 45 counties in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania, and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of AtlantiCare, a National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient. The physician-led system is comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 12 hospital campuses, two research centers and a 510,000-member health plan, all of which leverage an estimated $8.9 billion positive impact on the Pennsylvania economy. Geisinger has repeatedly garnered national accolades for integration, quality and service. In addition to fulfilling its patient care mission, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to medical education, research and community service.