Pediatric Hospitalist

Scranton, Pennsylvania
May 10, 2019
Position Type
JOB TITLE: Pediatric Hospitalist

LOCATION: Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton, PA

DEPARTMENT: Pediatrics


WORK TYPE: Full Time

Geisinger is seeking a BC/BE Pediatric Hospitalist to join our team of Geisinger providers in our Northeast campus which is expanding our services to Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton, PA.

The successful candidate will provide coverage for inpatient/observation admissions, emergency room consults, and coverage of Level 1 Nursery. Schedule will be an aggregate of seven days on and seven days off with after- hours coverage by beeper call at home (30 minute availability).

About this position:

· Coverage of Level I nursery primarily driven for our new Certified Nurse Midwife practice which has back up from Obstetrics. Coverage for deliveries as needed to include coverage for c-sections. Care will be for low risk deliveries of well infants 35 weeks and above with transfer of sick infants to our NICU 20 minutes, away. Circumcisions are provided by the Pediatric Hospitalists.

· Care of community based pediatric patients based on a mixed population med/surgical unit. Most admissions will be from community physicians as well as referrals from the emergency department.

· Emergency room consults are usually handled by telephone or direct admission.

· Will provide consults for other services on admitted pediatric patients.

· Provides preoperative clearance for podiatry patients requiring surgical services.

· Provides care of adolescent psychiatry patients awaiting mental health placement.

For more information contact Rudy Carbaugh, MD c/o Betsy Kelchner, Talent Management at Geisinger

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.

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