Danville, PA
Feb 09, 2017
Position Type
  Geisinger Health System (GHS) is seeking a BC/BE Neonatologist to join our current neonatologists, neonatal nurse practitioners and neonatal physician assistants based at the Janet Weis Children’s Hospital in Danville, PA.

About the NICU at GMC

41-bed, Level IV Regional NICU serves Central and Northeastern Pennsylvania

Over 600 admissions with greater than 200 neonatal transports annually

Helicopter and ground transport services are available with NICU-based transport team.

Training site for pediatric and internal medicine-pediatric residents, medical students and neonatal nurse practitioner students from various universities


Job Requirements

Recent experience with high-frequency ventilation, nitric oxide administration, hypothermia therapy, congenital heart disease and peri-operative management is required.


About the Department

Neonatologists provide around-the-clock in house coverage, assisted by NNPs, PAs and housestaff for the NICU located immediately adjacent to the labor and delivery.

Neonatology services are supported by an active maternal-fetal medicine service, as well as a complete array of pediatric medical and surgical specialists based in Danville.

Neonatology conducts frequent neonatal outreach education and simulation programs to more than 20 hospitals throughout our referral area.

Neonatology co-directs the Center for Prenatal Pediatrics with maternal fetal medicine, conducting multispecialty outpatient consultation to mothers expecting a fetus with congenital anomalies

The NICU is a member of the Vermont-Oxford Network VLBW database and all department members participate in performance improvement projects that benefit NICU patients.


Janet Weis Children’s Hospital (JWCH), located on Geisinger Medical Center’s campus in Danville, is the region’s only dedicated 5-floor, 89 bed children's hospital with a full-service hospitalist program. JWCH’s team of medical and surgical specialists provide care in over 30 pediatric specialties, including high level care with a Level IV C NICU and Level I PICU. JWCH provides medical malpractice insurance with tail coverage.


Geisinger Health System serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of AtlantiCare, a National Malcolm Baldrige Award recipient. Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care.  A mature electronic health record connects a comprehensive network of 12 hospital campuses, 43 community practice sites and nearly 1,600 Geisinger primary and specialty care physicians.


Discover for yourself why Geisinger has been nationally recognized as a visionary model of integrated healthcare. For more information, please visit or contact: James A. Cook, MD, FAAP, Director, Neonatology c/o Kathy Kardisco, Department of Professional Staffing, at 570-214-4460 or


LOCATION: Geisinger Medical Center Hospital


570-214-4460 54460

 **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.