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Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner Hospitalist (Nocturnist)


Job Description

Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health Physicians – Hospitalist Group is seeking a night shift Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to expand upon an already well established hospitalist program composed of over 40 advanced practice providers and 50 physicians where you will work side by side with our physicians as clinical colleagues. 

As part of our hospitalist team you have the opportunity to practice within a well-supported environment to coordinate and provide medical care for hospitalized patients with the care team. The hospitalists program has service lines that extend to include inpatient, observation, rehab and a dedicated nocturnist team.  This night shift APP role would focus on new admissions and new consults, plus providing cross coverage for all Hospitalist patients at Lancaster General Hospital and Lancaster Rehab Hospital.

Hours:  Fulltime, night shift.  7 on/7 off schedule (Mon-Sun OR Tues-Mon), working 10 hour shifts from 9:00pm-7:00am and 10:00pm-8:00am.

If Nurse Practitioner:

  • Must have Certification by ANCC or other qualifying agency in area of specialty.
  • Valid Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner license and Certificate of Prescriptive Authority in Pennsylvania.
  • Valid Pennsylvania licensure as a Registered Nurse.
  • Credentialed by the medical staff in accordance with current policy and procedure.

If Physician Assistant:

  • Must have current licensure as a Physician Assistant by PA Board of Medicine
  • Valid, unrestricted federal Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) number
  • Credentialed by the medical staff in accordance with current policy and procedure.

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Disclaimer: This job description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job.  It is intended to be a reflection of those principal job elements essential for recruitment and selection, for making fair job evaluations, and for establishing performance standards.  The percentages of time spent performing job duties are estimates, and should not be considered absolute.  The incumbent shall perform all other functions and/or be cross-trained as shall be determined at the sole discretion of management, who has the right to amend, modify, or terminate this job in part or in whole.  Incumbent must be able to perform all job functions safely.

Benefits At A Glance:

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH offers the following benefits to employees:

  • 100% Tuition Assistance at The Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • Shift, Weekend and On-Call Differentials
  • Health, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Retirement Savings Account with Company Matching
  • Child Care Subsidies
  • Onsite Gym and Fitness Classes


PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.


Search Firm Representatives please read carefully: PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this employment opportunity. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH via-email, the Internet or directly to hiring managers at Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health in any form without a valid written search agreement in place for that position will be deemed the sole property of PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH as a result of the referral or through other means.

LGH Full Time Posted on 07/24/2023