Penn State Health - Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Work Type: Full Time
Recruiter: Please contact Savannah Stauffer at [email protected] for additional information.
SUMMARY OF POSITION:
We have an opportunity for a 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. 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.
- Graduate of an AMA approved Physician Assistant Program or baccalaureate or higher degree program that meets licensure requirements in the State of Pennsylvania required.
- National Certification in Pennsylvania or in another State with reciprocity and licensure to practice in Pennsylvania required.
- Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
- Relevant experience 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.
Penn State Health is fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is unapologetically expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please call 717-531-8440 between the hours of 7:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday, email [email protected] or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance.
Union: Non Bargained