Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Urgent Care
Location: Hazleton, Pennsylvania
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: R-21815
CommunityCare's Express Hazleton urgent care clinic, is seeking a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join its growing team in their new clinic. Experienced is preferred or a new advanced practitioner graduate will be considered. A new graduate will participate in robust onboarding at our CommunityCare Express Kistler clinic in Wilkes Barre.
ExpressCare clinics allow our patients to 'save their spot' to avoid wait times and check in online. The clinicians diagnose and treat common medical problems including sore throats, earaches, sinus infections, flu, urinary tract infections and more. They also provide routine health exams, immunizations, screenings and wellness services. Some clinics may also include X-ray, EKG, IV hydration, and phlebotomy. Advanced Practitioners must be able to treat patients from age one to adults.
Advanced Practitioners receive the following benefits:
Comprehensive medical/retirement benefits starting the first day of employment
Paid malpractice insurance
Relocation assistance for qualified candidates
CME funds ($2,500/year) and paid 10 CME days/year
The ideal Hazleton ExpressCare candidates will:
Take responsibility and ownership of their site
Possess strong interpersonal skills
Have excellent prioritizing and multi-tasking abilities
Have urgent care experience and the ability perform procedures such as suturing and splinting
Six months of primary care, emergency medicine, urgent care or critical care experience is preferred. A new graduate advanced practitioner graduate will be considered. The new graduate will participate in robust onboarding at our CommunityCare Express Kistler clinic in Wilkes Barre.
Rotations of weekends and some holidays required (Work 7 out of 14 days)
Monday – Friday 9:00AM – 8PM
Saturday , Sunday 8:00AM – 6:00PM
Candidates who are bilingual in English and Spanish are encouraged to apply.
Certified Nurse Practitioner - American Academy of Nurse Practitioners; Licensed Registered Nurse (Pennsylvania) - RN_State of Pennsylvania; Basic Life Support Certification - Default Issuing Body
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