Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
JOB TITLE: Nurse Practitioner (NP)
LOCATION: South Wilkes Barre Community Practice
DEPARTMENT: Psychiatry (Addiction Medicine)
WORK SCHEDULE: Days/Evenings
WORK TYPE: Part-Time
HIRING MANAGER: Tracy Rockefeller
The Geisinger Addiction Medicine program is looking for a Nurse Practitioner to work in our growing Medication Assisted Treatment Program. The incumbent will practice in an outpatient setting at Geisinger's clinic locations in Wilkes Barre and Scranton, and will work on a multidisciplinary team that provides MAT to individuals with an opioid or alcohol use disorder. Applicants must possess an active PA license, and the requisite DATA2000 Waiver that governs the prescription of Buprenorphine to treat addiction. Preference will be given to applicants that possess or are close to qualifying for a limit of 100 Buprenorphine patients.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Graduate of a nurse practitioner program approved by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing required.
Current Pennsylvania Registered Nurse License required. Certification from the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing as a Nurse Practitioner Required. Experience in a professional psychiatric setting such as a psychiatric inpatient unit or psychiatric consultation or emergency service is preferred but not essential.
The successful Nurse Practitioner candidate will work in collaboration with the physician and have a certificate of completion from an approved program for Nurse Practitioners or be eligible to hold national certification that allows the NP to work with the patient populations and location settings associated with this position. Must be eligible for licensure as a nurse practitioner in the state of PA.
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One of the nation’s most innovative health services organizations, Geisinger serves more than 1.5 million patients in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. 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 and New Jersey economies. 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.
** 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.
*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.
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