Penn State Health Nurse Practitioner - SMG Hospitalists in Reading, Pennsylvania

Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Group

Location: US:PA:Reading

Work Type: PartTime

FTE: 0.5

Shift: Day

Hours: 7am - 3pm

R ecruiter: Please contact Esther Zechman at for additional information


The Nurse Practitioner will provide quality, efficient and effective patient care in accordance with standards/guidelines, applicable statutory requirements and accepted clinical practice for the nurse practitioner profession. An incumbent is engaged in admitting, consulting and advising treatment plans for clinic patients, following established protocols. Work includes providing direct patient care by examining diagnosing and analyzing the patient's current health condition relative to back pain disease management, and developing short- and long-term goals and treatment plans, in collaboration with a physician and/or established protocols/standards. An incumbent maintains familiarity with the patient throughout the outpatient treatment plan, and they tailor care and education to meet the needs of each patient based on current clinical guidelines.



- Master's degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university.

- Successful completion of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program (Family Practice or Internal Medicine preferred).


- 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 BLS Certification.

This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

Penn State Health is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please call 717-531-8440 between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday – Friday, email or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance.

Union: Non Bargained