Associate Director for Microbial Stewardship

Danville, PA
Dec 17, 2018
Position Type
  JOB TITLE:  Associate Director for Antimicrobial Stewardship

LOCATION: Geisinger Medical Center

DEPARTMENT:  Infectious Diseases


Geisinger  is seeking a BC/BE Infectious Diseases Physician to join an active and growing department at Geisinger Medical Center (GMC) to help take a leadership role in a large and robust Antimicrobial Stewardship Program.


Bring your expertise to help grow an existing hospital-based 100% infectious diseases consultative practice at a world-renowned tertiary referral medical center. This position will also have time set aside to include work related to antimicrobial stewardship. You will be joining an already established group of four other providers at this particular hospital and be joining an Infectious Diseases Division of 11 physicians that work together and support the entire GHS. This is an exceptional opportunity with a strong potential for academic development.


The selected candidate will benefit from:

·         Quality-driven initiatives within a physician led organization and work within a system dedicated to improving care

·         Geisinger’s mature, fully integrated electronic health record

·         Paid medical malpractice insurance with tail coverage

·         Highly competitive salary and comprehensive benefit package

·         Excellent benefit package includes 4 weeks’ vacation and 3 weeks’ CME annually (with stipend)


H-1 visa candidates will be considered for this position.


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.


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.


We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. For more information, visit, 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.