Rheumatologist - State College, PA

State College, PA
Jan 16, 2019
Position Type


Geisinger is seeking a BC/BE Rheumatologist to join our growing department at Geisinger-Patton Forest Clinic in State College, PA. The ideal candidate will be a superb clinician who is patient-centric, dedicated to service and quality, and wishes to have a balanced lifestyle.


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.


The Rheumatology Department in State College includes 2 physicians and a nurse practitioner. The department is based in our State College office (Patton Forest), but also perform outreach services to nearby Geisinger Groups including Lewistown, Philipsburg and Huntingdon. We see a wide variety of Rheumatic conditions and have an active Osteoporosis program (High Risk Osteoporosis Clinic: HiROC), interpret DXA scans and recently added Musculoskeletal Ultrasound to the practice.


Position boasts minimal call/consults as well as interaction with the system wide, Academic Rheumatology Department through fellow conference, journal club, and grand rounds via teleconference.  


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 an excellent osteoporosis practice that utilizes a Mobile DXA service

- Services at Patton Forest include Musculoskeletal Ultrasound


Geisinger providers receive a comprehensive compensation and benefit package, including malpractice coverage with tail, paid relocation, generous CME time and allowance, and much more. In addition to a competitive salary, providers enjoy ample paid time off to allow for a rewarding work/life balance. Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality.

The State College region offers an outstanding quality of life in a university town environment, including excellent restaurants and cultural activities, and some of the top nationally-ranked public and private schools.  State College offers easy access to Interstate-80 and a local airport for weekend getaways to Philadelphia, Washington D.C. and New York City.


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.


For more information, please contact Deanna Reed, FASPR, Talent Management, Geisinger Health at: dreed1@geisinger.edu or 570-271-7202. Visit www.geisinger.org, or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.


**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.


 *Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.