Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Work Type: Full Time
Hours: 8-4:30 M-F, some weekends
Recruiter: Please contact Savannah Stauffer at [email protected] for additional information.
We have an opportunity for a Lead Physician Assistant or Family Nurse Practitioner to join our physical medicine and rehabilitation practice at Penn State Health.
The position includes working with a multidisciplinary team of providers, therapists, nursing, and other ancillary services to focus on the holistic approach to patient care in order to improve functional ability, quality of life, and overall health for patients with physical impairments and disabilities, The overall patient population may include (but not limited to): stroke, spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, amputation, multiple trauma, cardiopulmonary disease, cancer, and other neurologic, rheumatologic, and musculoskeletal conditions. Position includes triage and discharge of inpatient and outpatient management, and consult patient management.
Management experience is also required as this position will supervise the PM&R APP Team, perform annual evaluations of APP staff; manage work schedules and coverage; interact with faculty and leadership to develop education programs and training for patients, APPs, and clinical support staff; provide clinical mentorship to APP group.
Prior experience in inpatient rehabilitation or physical medicine, medicine, neurology, or orthopaedics preferred, but not required. Candidate must be willing to work with patients of all age ranges from babies to adult geriatrics.
- Master’s degree
- Currently licensed to practice as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant by State of employment
- Basic Life Support (BLS)
- Three (3) years of experience as an APP required.
- Two (2) years of leadership experience is preferred.
This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.
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Union: Non Bargained