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Seeking a Pediatric APP to grow our Pediatric Gastroenterology Services!

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13 Sep 2023
The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Pittsburgh Physicians, UPMC Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh and UPMC Harrisburg Hospital in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania is seeking a Pediatric Gastroenterology Physician Assistant (PA) or Nurse Practitioner (CRNP) to join our Children s Specialty Services practice in the Harrisburg, Pennsylvania area.This is an exciting opportunity for successful candidates to train at UPMC Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh and then assist with expanding pediatric services in the central Pennsylvania area.Outpatient services are provided in a new child and family friendly outpatient center. UPMC Children s Harrisburg is a newly remodeled floor at UPMC Harrisburg hospital, housing both PICU and General Pediatric units. UPMC Harrisburg hospital also has a newly- built Women s and Babies Center and level 3 NICU. Pediatrics medical staff includes a full time child neurologist as well as 10 hospitalists, 4 intensivists, 4 cardiologists, 3 endocrinologists, 3 gastroenterologists and 1 surgeon. Epic EMR.Desired Candidate: Graduate of accredited CRNP program Must be Board Certified as a Nurse PractitionerEligible for licensure in the state of PennsylvaniaThree years of pediatric gastroenterology experience required OR 12-month fellowship requirement for any unexperienced applicant. All applicants will require some training in to providing high-quality, compassionate care to patientsTeam oriented with ability to provide personalized patient care and demonstrate clinical outcomesBenefits: Competitive salaryHealth, life, and disability insuranceMedical malpractice insuranceDefined contribution plan; 403(b) plan with employer matchProfessional dues and CME timePaid time off and paid holidaysAbout South Central PennsylvaniaFeatures both rural and suburban living and boasts an abundance of sports, arts, cultural events, and entertainment. Close to historically significant areas such as Gettysburg and world-famous Hershey Park and Hershey s Chocolate World.Offers top-rated public schools, blue-ribbon private schools, and some of Pennsylvania s top colleges and universities. Area school districts are consistently ranked in the top 20 percent of Pennsylvania. With affordable homes a composite cost of living index of 99.7, compared to 126.5 in Philadelphia it s a great place to grow a career and familyListed among America s Most Livable Cities, and ranked in U.S. News & World Report s Best Cities to Live. We are a two to three hour drive away from New York City, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C.About UPMC Central PaUPMC Central Pa is a nationally recognized leader in providing high-quality, patient-centered health care services in central Pennsylvania and surrounding rural communities. The not-for-profit system cares for more than 1.2 million area residents yearly, providing life-saving emergency care, essential primary care and leading-edge diagnostic services. The UPMC Pinnacle health system includes seven acute care hospitals with 1,161 licensed beds, over 160 outpatient clinics and ancillary facilities, more than 2,900 physicians and allied health professionals, and approximately 11,000 employees. It is a health care hub serving Dauphin, Cumberland, Perry, York, Lancaster, Lebanon, Juniata, Franklin, Adams and parts of Snyder counties.
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  • Job Reference: 1112411128-2
  • Date Posted: 13 September 2023
  • Recruiter: UPMC
  • Location: Pennsylvania
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent