Nurse Practitioner Hospitalist - SMG Hospitalists

Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Group


Location:  US:PA:Reading

Work Type:  PRN

FTE:  .19

Shift:  Varied

Hours:  Varied

Recruiter:  Please contact Esther Zechman at for additional information




The Nurse Practitioner will provide quality, efficient and effective patient care in accordance with standards/guidelines, applicable statutory requirements and accepted clinical practice for the nurse practitioner profession. An incumbent is engaged in admitting, consulting and advising treatment plans for clinic patients, following established protocols. Work includes providing direct patient care by examining diagnosing and analyzing the patient's current health condition relative to back pain disease management, and developing short- and long-term goals and treatment plans, in collaboration with a physician and/or established protocols/standards. An incumbent maintains familiarity with the patient throughout the outpatient treatment plan, and they tailor care and education to meet the needs of each patient based on current clinical guidelines.






Master's degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university.

Successful completion of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program.




Three years of staff nursing work experience.

Previous experience as a Nurse Practitioner 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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