Infectious Disease - Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant

As an APP provider, you will be an integral member of our 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 in Sayre, Pennsylvania.

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, making adjustments as necessary.
  • 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 the field of infectious diseases.

Highlights:

  • No call
  • Mon-Fri 8a-5p
  • Mostly outpatient care with eventual mix of inpatient consults 
  • Typical number of patients 16-22
  • New position due to growth

Qualifications:

  • Current certification as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant in the state of Pennsylvania.
  • Master's degree from an accredited program.
  • Certification as an Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner or Family Nurse Practitioner with a strong background in infectious diseases preferred.
  • New grads welcome to apply or minimum of two years of experience as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant in the field of infectious diseases, in 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
  • Malpractice insurance coverage
  • 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:

  • Meeting time - 7 days with options for home study
  • $1,700 annually for conference registration certifications membership fees for specialty-specific medical societies
  • Physician mentoring and leadership training opportunities available

Supportive Transition:

  • Paid relocation expenses for qualified candidates
  • Accompanying partner placement assistance available
  • APP counsel and other leadership opportunities
  • Dedicated Onboarding Specialist and Provider Services team to ensure a successful start at Guthrie
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:
Sayre, PA
Opportunity ID:
9637c9ed4d40c57cf323394733ba7c71
Contact Name:
Lisa Orlandini
Contact Title:
Provider Sourcing Specialist
Contact Email:
Lisa.Orlandini@guthrie.org