Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Hematology Oncology
Location: East Waterford
Posted on: May 13, 2022
Job Title: Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant -
Location: Lewistown, Pennsylvania
Job Category: Physician Assistants; Nurse Practitioners, Physician,
Work Type: Full time
Department: Hematology/Oncology Advanced Practitioner Division
Date Posted: 04/19/2022
Job ID: R-31044
Job SummaryGeisinger's Cancer Institute is seeking a Nurse
Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join the Hematology Oncology
team at Geisinger Lewistown Hospital (GLH).
- Performs initial assessment and triage of patients based on
information obtained pertinent to presenting condition.
- Keeps track of pertinent procedure and laboratory results,
discusses with physician, and returns call to family and patient
regarding the results and plans.
- Assists with arranging appropriate follow-up for the
- Answers and returns phone calls from established patients and
their families and assess the needs of patient and family.
- Discusses plan with the physician and relays information to the
family and patient.
- Obtains or assists in the preauthorization process for
medications, diagnostic studies, and treatments.
- which the employee is qualified to perform.
- Screening patients.Work is typically performed in a clinical
environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific
obligations and complying with all organization policies and
procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not
intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements
considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional
competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific
orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the
job related to that position.
EducationMaster's Degree-Physician Assistant (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)Certified Physician Assistant -
National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
(NCCPA); Basic Life Support Certification - Default Issuing
Our 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.
Keywords: Geisinger, Ellicott City , Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Hematology Oncology, Healthcare , East Waterford, Maryland
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