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Penn State Health Nurse Practitioner - SMG Palliative Care in Reading, Pennsylvania

Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Group

Location: US:PA:Reading

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 1.0

Shift: Day

Hours: M-F 8:00am - 4:30pm

Recruiter: Please contact Esther Zechman at for additional information.


Inpatient palliative medicine program seeking a licensed CRNP with training and/or experience in palliative medicine preferably, but would also consider candidates with oncology or hospice experience. The team includes two board certified palliative medicine physicians and a dedicated palliative medicine social worker. The program is hoping to expand to the outpatient setting in the future. Candidate should be able to work well in a team setting, but also function independently. General medical knowledge, compassion and empathy are required attributes.



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.

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Union: Non Bargained