Pediatric Hospitalists Geisinger Medical Center

Danville, PA
Jul 12, 2018
Position Type
  JOB TITLE:  Pediatric Hospitalists

LOCATION:   Geisinger Medical Center              

DEPARTMENT:   Pediatric Hospitalist Program   


Geisinger  is seeking  two Pediatric Hospitalists to join our  current group at the Janet Weis Children’s Hospital in Danville, PA   Successful applicants will be joining a well-established group which has been managing children with a wide range of complexity for nearly 20 years.  All patients are admitted to our resident supported teaching service.  All providers are actively engaged in teaching both our pediatric residents as well as medical students from the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine.  Academic faculty status is available.  The service is responsible for the care of pediatric patients admitted to the general Medical/Surgical units and for occasional Emergency Department consultations.  There are no newborn nursery responsibilities.  Call responsibilities are shared among all members of the group.  Overnight in-house call is not required as there is 24-hour support from resident staff and PICU faculty if emergencies arise.

 About the Department of Pediatrics and Janet Weis Children’s Hospital:

Is a 91 bed, 4 floor children’s hospital located on the campus of Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, PA36 Medical beds between 2 inpatient floorsThe PICU is a 14 bed unitThe NICU is a Level 4 NICU with 41 bedsIs part of Geisinger Health System that serves as a regional referral for more than 3 million citizens of central and northeastern Pennsylvania. For more information contact Kathy Kardisco, Talent Management at Geisinger


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.


 OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.

  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 Magnet Hospital, 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.

 ABOUT GEISINGER: Geisinger is a physician-led health system comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of the Geisinger Family.