Palliative Care Physician - Danville, PA

Danville, PA
Apr 18, 2018
Palliative Care
Position Type

Geisinger is seeking an ABHPM-certified Palliative Medicine physician to join the well-established and expanding Department of Palliative Medicine at Geisinger Medical Center (GMC), located in Danville, Pa.


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.


Palliative Medicine at Geisinger:


• Join several full-time palliative medicine physicians and nurse practitioners in an  established ACGME-accredited palliative medicine fellowship program

• Help provide inpatient and outpatient care for more than 1,400 consults per year

• Work closely with all clinical services in our health system and help educate other healthcare providers

• Participate in future program expansion, including system-wide outreach

• Opportunities exist to develop special interests and research in the field of palliative medicine


We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners. Geisinger also offers providers generous CME time and allowance, medical malpractice coverage with tail, paid relocation and much more. Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality.

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.


Please forward CV and letter of interest to Mellar Davis, MD, c/o Julie Dent, Talent Management, at .


** 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.