Geisinger's Nutrition and Weight Management Department is seeking an advanced practitioner to join our team at the Geisinger Specialty Clinic in Wilkes Barre, PA.
This Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant will provide services to patients and families in the Nutrition and Weight Management Clinic in accordance with established organizational policies and professional standards. Performs in collaboration and supervision of the physician, diagnostic and therapeutic tasks to allow the physician to extend his/her services through the more effective use of the physician assistant's knowledge in the sphere of decision making required to establish a diagnosis and plan therapy. Meets the qualifications to provide care for patients in the specific age range on her/his assigned clinical area.
Performs duties to provide the highest level of patient care and maximize patient satisfaction.
Reports clinically to the Nutrition and Weight Management Director. Reports administratively to the Operations Manager.
Experience with eating disorders preferred.
Master's Degree- (Required)
Minimum of 1 year-Related work experience (Preferred)
We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
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