Nurse Practitioners or Physician Assistants
St. Luke’s University Health Network, the region’s largest, most established health system, a major teaching hospital, and one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals is seeking nurse practitioners or physician assistants to join our primary care practices. The St. Luke’s primary care team enters an exciting phase of its evolution; the team is shaping the future of primary care services in the region. Due to this development and significant growth in our existing primary care practices, we are expanding our team with primary care advanced practitioners who strive for excellence and want to make an impact!
The Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant serves as a comprehensive direct health care provider at St. Luke's Rural Health Clinic, again named, "Pennsylvania's Rural Health Program of the Year". Located in Tamaqua, Pennsylvania. The CRNP or PA will provide primary and preventative care to our primary care/ family medicine patients. Fully integrated mental health services are provided on site by a LCSW. Our flexible schedule offers a great work - life balance. A typical schedule is 7am-3:30pm, Monday through Friday.
Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner or Medical Physician Assistant with current license to practice in the state of Pennsylvania or New Jersey, as determined by the job location. Physician Assistants must also have a current certification through the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
One year experience in a similar setting is preferred. Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification is required.
WORK SCHEDULE: Days, M-F 7am-3:30pm with a potential for an occasional weekend or evening appointment to meet the special request of a patient.
Founded in 1872, St. Luke’s University Health Network (SLUHN) is a fully integrated, regional, non-profit network of 14,000 employees providing services at 10 hospitals and over 300 outpatient sites. With annual net revenue of $1.9 billion, the Network’s service area includes 10 counties: Lehigh, Northampton, Berks, Bucks, Carbon, Montgomery, Monroe and Schuylkill counties in Pennsylvania and Warren and Hunterdon counties in New Jersey.
Dedicated to advancing medical education, St. Luke’s is the preeminent teaching hospital in central-eastern Pennsylvania. In partnership with Temple University, St. Luke’s created the region’s first and only regional medical school campus. It also operates the nation’s longest continuously operating School of Nursing, established in 1884, and 28 fully accredited graduate medical educational programs with 226 residents and fellows.
St. Luke’s is the only health care system in central-eastern Pennsylvania to earn Medicare’s five-star rating (the highest) for quality, efficiency and patient satisfaction. St. Luke’s has earned the 100 Top Major Teaching Hospital designation from IBM Watson Health (formerly Truven Health Analytics) repeatedly – six times total and four years in a row including 2018. It has also been cited by IBM Watson Health as a 50 Top Cardiovascular Program.
Utilizing the EPIC electronic medical record (EMR) system for both inpatient and outpatient services, the Network is a multi-year recipient of the Most Wired award recognizing the breadth of the SLUHN’s information technology applications such as telehealth, online scheduling and online pricing information. St. Luke’s is also recognized as one of the state’s lowest cost providers.
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