Guthrie Lourdes - Infectious Disease - Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant

As an experienced APP provider, you will be an integral member of our growing infectious disease department. You will play a vital role in providing exceptional patient care and helping to combat the challenges posed by infectious diseases. We hope you will join our dynamic healthcare team at Guthrie Lourdes in Binghamton, NY. 

As a Guthrie Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant, you play an important role in caring for our patients while acting as a patient advocate and collaborating with physicians and advanced practice providers, as well as Guthrie Specialists throughout the strong Guthrie Referral Network.   


Responsibilities:
•    Collaborate with physicians and other healthcare professionals to diagnose, treat, and manage patients with infectious diseases.
•    Conduct comprehensive patient assessments, including medical histories, physical examinations, and ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests.
•    Develop and implement treatment plans, including prescribing medications and administering treatments.
•    Educate patients and their families about infectious diseases, prevention strategies, and the importance of adherence to treatment plans.
•    Monitor and evaluate patient responses to treatments, adjusting as needed.
•    Assist in infection control efforts and participate in the development and implementation of infection prevention protocols.
•    Stay up to date with the latest research, trends, and best practices in infectious diseases.

Highlights:
•    No call
•    Mon-Fri 8a-5p
•    Hospital-based inpatient consults 
•    New position due to growth

Qualifications:
•    Current certification as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant in New York State. 
•    Master's degree from an accredited program.
•    Certification as an Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner or Family Nurse Practitioner with a background in infectious diseases preferred.
•    Minimum 3-5 years of experience as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant required (within an outpatient clinic or hospital setting preferable). 
•    Strong clinical skills and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
•    Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with interdisciplinary healthcare teams.
•    Proficiency in electronic medical records (EMR) and other relevant healthcare technologies.
•    Commitment to providing patient-centered, evidence-based care.

Comprehensive Compensation and Benefits:
•    Full benefits including medical, dental, vision and disability insurance.
•    Salary commensurate with experience.
•    Malpractice insurance coverage with tail provided.
•    Guthrie Retirement Savings Plan (403B) with employer match and age-based contributions.
•    Allowance for primary licensure fees, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) certificate and renewals.


Career Development:
•    CME of $2500 annually for conference registrations, certifications, and/or membership fees for specialty-specific medical societies.
•    Physician mentoring and leadership training opportunities are available.

Supportive Transition:
•    Relocation expenses reimbursed up to $15,000, subject to IRS regulations.
•    Accompanying partner placement assistance available.
•    APP counsel and other leadership opportunities.
•    Dedicated Onboarding Specialist and Onboarding team to ensure a successful start at Guthrie.

Annual Salary - $110,000-115,000


We're glad you are interested in joining our team! 
 

About the Facility:

Guthrie Lourdes Hospital has served the city of Binghamton and surrounding communities with compassionate patient care for the last 99 years. Acquired by Guthrie, a not-for-profit, integrated health care system, in early 2024, Guthrie Lourdes joins Guthrie in serving Northeast Pennsylvania and the Southern Tier region of New York with six hospitals and 76 regional offices in a 13-county catchment area. Our team of nearly 1,000 Physicians and Advanced Practitioners provide access and care to more than 2 million patients annually.

About the Community:

Located in the Southern Tier of New York State, Binghamton is in Broome County, New York, a 3-hour drive from New York City and Philadelphia, and home to Binghamton University, the state of New York’s flagship public university, which has consistently ranked in the top 50 public universities in the country according to US News & World Report.  A midsize university town, the Binghamton area boasts great diversity in culture, religion and lifestyles. The area is home to an Indian Cultural Center, mosques and places of worship that are home to faiths from around the world. The Binghamton community’s cost of living is 10% below the national average and is known for having nationally recognized public schools ranked in the top 500 in the country.  Known as the Carousel Capital of the world, plentiful recreation and leisure activities abound in the area such as hiking, bicycling, tennis, pickleball, skiing, snowmobiling, hunting, and fishing, all to be enjoyed in the area’s four-season climate.  In recognition of the area’s ethnic diversity, there are many excellent dining choices to enjoy, as well as minor league sporting events, opera, and theatre. For the wine connoisseur, the New York State Finger Lakes and Wine Country region is within a 1 ½ hour drive.

About Guthrie:

Guthrie is a fully integrated healthcare system servicing Northeast Pennsylvania and the Southern Tier region of New York. With six hospitals and 76 regional offices in a 13-county catchment area, our team of nearly 1,000 Physicians and Advanced Practitioners provides more than 2 million patient visits annually.

Location:
Binghamton, New York
Opportunity ID:
Contact Name:
Cathy Hawkes
Contact Title:
Senior Recruiter
Contact Email:
cathyj.hawkes@guthrie.org