Geisinger is currently seeking an exceptional Pediatric Emergency Medicine (PEM) trained physician to join our growing team at Geisinger Medical Center (GMC) located in Danville, Pa!
At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities, patients, & families we serve. We do things differently to reach our unique patient population in central, south-central & northeast PA with high-quality pediatric emergency medicine (PEM) services. Our revolutionary approaches to local community outreach include tools like telemedicine, leveraging a robust EHR for pediatric-specific decision support to reach a previously PEM underserved population. Enjoy our many benefits, including educational opportunities using Geisinger's nationally recognized SIM program, our new ultrasound fellowship & state of the art ultrasound service.
Geisinger Medical Center's 45-bed Emergency Department cares for over 50,000 patients per year, including nearly 8,000 pediatric patients. Our brand new 9-bed pediatric zone was designed with babies, children, teens, and their families in mind. Using nitrous sedation, we do our best to remain an “ouch-less” ED, and with over 50 certified PEM nurses throughout the system, quality, safety, and comfort are our top priorities. Children admitted from our ED are cared for in Geisinger's Janet Weis Children's Hospital, a 90-bed, 5-floor on-site children's hospital which includes a 14-bed PICU and 41-bed NICU. Our children's hospital provides a comprehensive range of pediatric services including a full array of medical and surgical subspecialties.
Geisinger is seeking candidates with superior clinical and interpersonal skills and a strong desire to participate in program development, medical education, and research. Candidates must be Pediatric Emergency Medicine fellowship-trained.
We take pride in the support we provide:
Competitive compensation package
Exceptional work/life balance with defined clinical hours - 1,544 hours/year
Dual appointments in Emergency Medicine & Pediatrics
Support from a full range of dedicated specialists and subspecialists, including in-house Neonatologist and Pediatric Hospitalists
Ongoing enhancements to our fully-integrated Electronic Health Record (EHR) – Epic
Forgivable recruitment loan equal to $100k paid within the first month of employment
Monthly stipend available to current fellows upon signature of an offer letter
Professional opportunities for mentorship, growth, and advancement
Geisinger fosters an atmosphere of clinical excellence while offering a balanced lifestyle in central and northeastern Pennsylvania. With good schools, safe neighborhoods with affordable housing, and a wealth of cultural and recreational activities. The surrounding natural beauty provides opportunities for fishing, skiing, canoeing, hiking, and mountain biking. Urban life is easily accessible, with New York, Baltimore, Philadelphia, or Washington D.C. just an afternoon's drive away.
GEISINGER MEDICAL CENTER: (GMC), located Danville, Pa., the largest tertiary/quaternary care teaching hospital in the region, is licensed for 475 beds, including 89 pediatric beds in the Janet Weis Children's Hospital. GMC, a Magnet Hospital, maintains the region's only Level 1 Regional Resource Trauma Center with additional qualifications in pediatrics. GMC offers an array of highly specialized medical and surgical services, including neurosciences, cardiovascular services, transplantation, women's health (in the Women's Pavilion), oncology and orthopaedics. The Hospital for Advanced Medicine serves as an integrated center for the most critical patients. Outpatient services are available on and off campus.
GEISINGER JANET WEIS CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL: Located in Danville, Pa., Geisinger Janet Weis Children's Hospital partners with pediatricians to provide personalized specialty care to children when they need it — from birth through young adulthood. Our specialty-trained pediatric doctors and nurses provide expertise in more than30 medical and surgical disciplines, treating common to the most complex pediatric health conditions. From ourneonatal intensive care unit (level IV NICU),pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) and dedicatedpediatric emergency room to our inpatient unit and outpatient clinics throughout central and northeast Pennsylvania, our pediatric care team is dedicated to making exceptional pediatric care available to every child in every community we serve.
Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine- (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)
Licensed Medical Doctor - State of Pennsylvania
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners. Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We know that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.
We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh FoodFarmacy, a program that delivers life-saving healthy alternatives to patients with diabetes. With additional tools like our MyCode Community Health Initiative, one of the first health system genome sequencingprograms, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 1...3 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers. What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.
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