STAFF PHYSICIAN

Location
Wilkes Barre, PA
Posted
Jun 22, 2017
Specialty
Internal Medicine
Position Type
Permanent
  LOCATION: Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medic  

WILKES BARRE, PENNSYLVANIA

Geisinger fosters an atmosphere of clinical excellence while offering the best of life in small-town America-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 NewYork, Baltimore, Philadelphia or Washington DC just an afternoon’s drive away.

 

Geisinger Health System is seeking a BC/BE psychiatrist to join Geisinger Wyoming Valley to build a collaborative, dynamic psychiatry practice in a community hospital setting. Opportunities exist for both inpatient consultative practice to the hospital and developing a select outpatient practice.

Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center (GWV), located in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., is an acute care hospital that is licensed for 243 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

Academics is a strong focus within Geisinger and our Psychiatry Division offers an ACGME accredited residency program, now in its second year, in nearby Danville, Pa. Our Psychiatry Residency program provides well-supported educational programming and CME. This brand new position to grow a new psychiatry practice at Geisinger Wyoming Valley offers opportunities to teach Family Medicine resident’s onsite. Geisinger Wyoming Valley is also conveniently located near the Commonwealth Medical College in Scranton Pennsylvania; and Wilkes Barre is also home to nine other colleges and universities.

 

WILKES BARRE, PENNSYLVANIA

Geisinger fosters an atmosphere of clinical excellence while offering the best of life in small-town America-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 DC just an afternoon’s drive away.

·         Geisinger offers excellent compensation, benefits, generous CME and time off including full relocation, retirement contributions, benefits that begin day one; 20 paid days off, and 15 days and $3,500.00 for CME benefits.  

·         Living in northeast Pennsylvania

·         Safe neighborhoods and affordable housing

·         Great fishing, skiing, canoeing, hiking and biking

·         International airport (Scranton/Wilkes-Barre)

·         Local minor-league sports teams and fine dining

·         Easy access to New York City and Philadelphia

·         Excellent local public and private elementary/secondary schools

·         Nine universities and graduate institutions in the immediate area

·         Progressive and diverse city region of over 550K

 

 

About Geisinger

Geisinger Health System is an integrated health services organization widely recognized for its innovative use of the electronic health record and the development of innovative care delivery models such as ProvenHealth Navigator® and ProvenCare®. As one of the nation’s largest health service organizations, Geisinger serves more than 3 million residents throughout 45 counties in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania, and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of AtlantiCare, a National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient. The physician-led system is comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 12 hospital campuses, two research centers and a 510,000-member health plan, all of which leverage an estimated $8.9 billion positive impact on the Pennsylvania economy. Geisinger has repeatedly garnered national accolades for integration, quality and service. In addition to fulfilling its patient care mission, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to medical education, research and community service. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org, or follow the latest Geisinger news and more on Twitter and Facebook.

 

 

** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver.  We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunities Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply

RECRUITER:GRACE B. LOWRY

gblowry@geisinger.edu

570-214-6918 46918

 

**Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. 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.

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