Pottsville, PA
Aug 02, 2017
Position Type
  Geisinger Health System, a national leader in primary care and population health, is seeking dynamic physician leader to oversee the clinical excellence and administrative initiatives of a department comprised of four outpatient Primary Care clinics and twenty-eight providers, located in beautiful Schuylkill County. The primary work site will be based in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, a community that offers a low cost of living, excellent public schools, numerous outdoor and cultural activities, and easy access to several cities including: Allentown (45 miles), Harrisburg (55 miles), Philadelphia (96 miles) and Reading (36 miles).

The successful candidate will possess:

•             Board Certification in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine or Med-Peds (40% clinical responsibilities)

•             Strong clinical background and business acumen

•             Excellent communication skills

•             Successful track record in primary care and specialty integration in a multispecialty group practice environment

•             Successful record of leading quality initiatives in a group practice setting

•             Working knowledge and experience in practice leadership in a population health/medical home environment

Community Practice with Geisinger is not an ordinary primary care setting. With Geisinger you can take advantage of:

•             ProvenHealth Navigator, an advanced, nationally recognized patient-centered medical home model providing improved control of chronic diseases, more complete preventative care, reducing unnecessary re-hospitalization

•             Health System backing that assists physicians with routine tasks and mandated regulations allowing you to focus on patients, families and complex medical decision making

•             Ongoing enhancements to our fully-integrated Electronic Health Record (EHR), allowing physicians easy access to patient registries, test results, electronic prescribing, etc.

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.




**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.