PAIN - MEDICAL MANAGEMENT PHYSICIAN

Employer
Geisinger
Location
Danville, PA
Posted
Oct 25, 2017
Specialty
Pain Medicine
Position Type
Permanent
  The department of Pain Medicine at Geisinger Health System is seeking a physician to assist with medication management in an innovative, multidisciplinary pain practice.

 The multidisciplinary Pain Program (MPP) team uses a multidisciplinary approach utilizing counseling, medication adjustments, and when appropriate, care coordination with subspecialties.

 

    • Board Certification in Pain Medicine required. Certification in Addiction Medicine preferred.

    • Nationally known for innovation and leadership in medicine, and offers a competitive salary, benefits and relocation package.

    • Physician should be able to distinguish between addiction and appropriate use of opioids for chronic pain patients

    • Program expansion and leadership skills are essential

    • Clinical responsibility along with assisting program development and didactic curriculum to educate providers within Geisinger Health to appropriately manage pain medication for chronic pain patients

 

Practice location: Geisinger Woodbine Outpatient Clinic in Danville, Pa.,

The Interventional PainCenter provides diagnosis and treatment of pain problems in a fully equipped, state-of-the-art outpatientcenter. Geisinger Health System serves more than 3 million people throughout Pennsylvania. The highly integrated electronic health record connects a comprehensive network of 12 hospital campuses, 43community practice sites and nearly 1,600 Geisinger primary and specialty care physicians.

 

Geisinger Medical Center

100 N. Academy Ave.

Danville, PA 17822

 

Julie Dent, Physician Recruiter, Geisinger Health System

c/o Dr. John Han, Director, Department of Pain Medicine , Geisinger Health System

570-271-6744 • jdent1@geisinger.edu

 

DANVILLE, 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 Medical Center (GMC), located Danville, Pa., the largest tertiary/quaternary care teaching hospital in the region, is licensed for 475 beds, including 89 pediatric beds in the Janet Weis Children’s Hospital.  GMC, a MagnetHospital, maintains the region’s only Level 1 Regional Resource Trauma Center with additional qualifications in pediatrics. GMC offers an array of highly specialized medical and surgical services, including neurosciences, cardiovascular services, transplantation, women’s health (in the Women’s Pavilion), oncology and orthopaedics.  The Hospital for Advanced Medicine serves as an integrated center for the most critical patients. Outpatient services are available on and off campus.

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 models such as ProvenHealth Navigator® and ProvenCare®. As one of the nation’s largest rural health services organizations, Geisinger serves more than 3 million residents throughout 48 counties in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania. The physician-led system is comprised of approximately 23,500 employees, including a 1,200-member multi-specialty group practice, nine hospital campuses, two research centers and a 467,000-member health plan, all of which leverage an estimated $7.7 billion positive impact on the Pennsylvania economy. The health system and the health plan have 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.