Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician

Confidential Company  •  Wilkes Barre, PA

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/21/18
Confidential Company
Wilkes Barre, PA
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/21/18

Geisinger is a physician-led health system comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care.

Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of the Geisinger Family.

Geisinger is seeking board certified/board eligible Pediatric Emergency Medicine physicians for the department of Emergency Medicine at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center (GWV) located in Wilkes-Barre, Pa.

Geisinger Wyoming Valley’s 32-bed, Emergency Department cares for over 65,000 patients per year, including nearly 10,000 pediatric patients. The pediatric admission rate, from within the emergency department, is around 4%. Children admitted from our emergency department are cared for in the GWV Janet Wise Children’s Hospital pediatric unit and/or our level II NICU, which will soon transition to level III.

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.

At Geisinger, you have an opportunity to make a meaningful impact on your patients’ lives! Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities.

With Geisinger, you can take advantage of:

  • 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
  • Medical school loan repayment (up to $150k)
  • Forgivable recruitment loan equal to $100k, paid within first month of employment
  • Monthly stipend available to current fellows upon signature of an offer letter

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.

GEISINGER WYOMING VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER:

(GWV),located in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., is an acute care hospital that is licensed for 274 beds, and houses the only Level II Trauma center in Luzerne County.

The campus includes the Frank M. and Dorothea Henry Cancer Center, The Richard and Marion Pearsall Heart Hospital, the Janet Weis Children’s Hospital Pediatric Unit, a transplant program and the Brain & Spine Tumor Institute. Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre is GWV’s ambulatory campus.

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.

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