Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Penn State Health St. Joseph is seeking a full-time nurse practitioner to help expand our busy Palliative Medicine service line. You'll work alongside our board certified Palliative Medicine Medical Director and with a collaborative team of multi-disciplinary providers. The Palliative Medicine team sees patients in multiple specialty areas Monday through Friday, with no call and no weekends.
About Penn State Health St. Joseph
Penn State Health St. Joseph is a two-campus health system located in Berks County, PA, with our acute care hospital in Bern Township on Route 183 and our Downtown Reading campus at 6th and Walnut Streets. We have outpatient locations and physician offices throughout Berks County and beyond.
St. Joseph physicians and staff have worked hard to earn recognition for innovation and high quality of care in various specialties, including our Heart Institute and Chest Pain Center, as well as our thriving Cancer Center which partnered with Penn State Hershey Cancer Institute in 2010. In 2015, St. Joseph became Penn State Health’s first member of the not-for-profit health enterprise.
Penn State Health is a multi-hospital health system offering exciting career opportunities in both academic and community setting across Central Pennsylvania.
Education: - Master's degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university. - Successful completion of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program.
- Three years of staff nursing work experience. - Previous experience as a Nurse Practitioner is preferred.
- Current State Licensure as a Registered Nurse required. - Current license as an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (with prescriptive authority) in the State. - Current American Heart Association BLS Certification.
Penn State Health is a multi-hospital health system serving patients and communities across central Pennsylvania.
The system includes Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Center in Reading, Pa., Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State Children’s Hospital, Penn State Cancer Institute, and Penn State Health Rehabilitation Hospital (jointly owned), based in Hershey, Pa., as we...ll as more than 1,300 physicians and direct care providers at 78 medical office locations. The system also has jointly owned health care providers, including Hershey Outpatient Surgery Center, Hershey Endoscopy Center, Horizon Home Healthcare and the Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute.
Penn State Health shares an integrated strategic plan and operations with Penn State College of Medicine, the University’s medical school.