LOCATION: Geisinger Medical Center- Will be working at the Grandview Nursing and Rehabilitation and Emmanuel Center for Nursing, Danville PA
DEPARTMENT: Community Medicine
WORK SCHEDULE: Days
WORK TYPE: FULL TIME
Nursing home/skilled nursing facility based advanced practitioner (NP or PA-C) works in conjunction with General Internal Medicine clinical staff, applicable insurance case management staff, and skilled nursing facilities to ensure patients are appropriately managed in the sub-acute and/or long-term care setting. The SNF advanced practitioner (AP) provides direct (hands-on) care in nursing homes/skilled facilities with a goal to improve quality and prevent unnecessary re-admissions to the acute care setting
Education and Experience
·Must have certification of completion from an approved program for Nurse Practitioners/Physician Assistant and have or be eligible for current license in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
·Must have BLS and have or be eligible for ACLS.
·Prior experience in nursing home/skilled nursing facility billing (codes, understanding of medical necessity).
·Prior advanced practitioner experience in a long-term care setting and/or administrative experience in a skilled nursing facility or long-term care facility is preferred.
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