Advanced Practitioner - Urgent Care West Region at Tower Health

Posted in Other 7 days ago.

Location: Limerick, Pennsylvania





Job Description:

Job Summary



Tower Health Urgent Care is seeking a full time Advanced Practitioner to join our team. - working with our clinical team the Advanced Practice Practitioner (APP) will evaluate, diagnose, medically manage and treat patients of all ages in the urgent care setting.


This includes recognition, evaluation, stabilization, and management in response to acute illness and injury, as well as, specified physicals (sports, pre-employment, DOT). The provider will be responsible for prescribing, administering, and/or dispensing medication for pediatric and adult patients. Our APP's are be expected to perform simple procedures appropriate for an urgent care setting, such as, laceration repair, incision and drainage, simple foreign body removal, and splinting.



Highlights:



  • Tower Health Urgent Care full time positions are 3-12 hour shifts per week, to include every other weekend and rotating holidays

  • Our APP's are expected to perform simple procedures appropriate for an Urgent Care setting, such as, laceration repair, incision and drainage, simple form body removal, and splinting

  • The advanced practitioner will be responsible for EKG interpretation, initial X-ray interpretation, point of care testing, and lab work results. There is also a telehealth virtual care component.


The Benefits We Offer:



  • Medical - 3 program options

  • Dental, Vision, Short Term Disability

  • Company paid life insurance and long term disability

  • Generous ETO program

  • Annual CME stipend as well as paid CME time off

  • DEA and Licensure renewals paid

  • Reimbursement for DOT Medical Examiners Certification, and DEA & License renewals




Contact Name: Lisa Wortman


Contact Email: Lisa.Wortman@towerhealth.org


Contact Phone: 484-628-0556




Qualifications




Qualifications:



  • Must be a graduate of an accredited program

  • Current AHA BLS/ACLS/PALS certifications

  • Current applicable licensure (PA-C's will require both Medical and Osteopathic licensures)


Overview




Reading Hospital is a 697-bed nonprofit teaching hospital that provides high quality healthcare, cutting-edge technology, and experienced, caring medical professionals. As the nationally recognized, Magnet® designated flagship institution of Tower Health, Reading Hospital is home to many top-tier specialty care centers and services, including the McGlinn Cancer Institute, Miller Regional Heart Center, one of the state's busiest Emergency Departments and a Level I Trauma Center, and Beginnings Maternity Center, which houses the region's only Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Reading Hospital is home to many top-tier specialty care centers and services, was named one of America's 50 Best Hospitals by Healthgrades™, and has been ranked as one of the Top Ten Hospitals by U.S. News and World Report the second year in a row.

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