Wilkes Barre, PA
Jul 14, 2017
Position Type

       Join the Team that America is Watching


Geisinger Health System seeks a Board-Certified/Board-Eligible Rheumatologist to join our department at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center in Wilkes-Barre, PA. The ideal candidate will be a superb clinician who is patient-centric and dedicated to service and quality. The candidate is expected to bring additional value to the department, in areas such as specific disease expertise or experience in the area of quality improvement and population management.  The department currently has 4 full time rheumatologists, specialty nursing services and full support staff.  This is a 100% rheumatology position. 


Rheumatology at Geisinger:

  - Is nationally recognized for pioneering work in advanced access and quality improvement

  - Is innovative and active in developing new models of rheumatic healthcare delivery

 - Includes clinical research and teaching (rheumatology fellows and rotating medicine residents) as  opportunities

  - Includes an excellent osteoporosis practice that utilizes both fixed and Mobile DXA services

 - Services a very large geography with a large patient base.

 - Has full state of the art diagnostic and specialty services available to meet the needs of the most complicated patients within our system


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.


Discover for yourself why Geisinger has been nationally recognized as a visionary model of integrated healthcare.  For more information, please visit geisinger.org/careers or contact: Deanna Reed, FASPR, Talent Management, Geisinger Health System dreed1@geisinger.edu or 570-271-7202


**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.