Primary Care Physician Geriatrics

Williamsport, Pennsylvania
May 15, 2019
Position Type
JOB TITLE: Primary Care Physician
LOCATION: Williamsport, PA

DEPARTMENT: Community Medicine/Manor Care

WORK TYPE: Full time or Part-time - Outpatient only

Geisinger, a national leader in healthcare innovation and technology, is seeking board certified/board eligible Family Medicine trained physicians for a primary care opportunity in beautiful Williamsport, Pa at the Manor Care Skilled Nursing facility part-time or within Geisinger Lycoming and Manor Care in a full-time capacity.

At Geisinger, shaping the future of healthcare starts with a robust support system, from implementing ground-breaking programs to utilizing advanced technology, these are just some of the ways we go above and beyond to lead healthcare change. We are proud to give our primary care physicians the innovative tools and support they need to do what they do best - provide exceptional care:

The nursing home/skilled nursing facility-based physician works in conjunction with community medicine clinical staff, a Geisinger Skilled Nursing Facility Advanced Practitioner, applicable insurance case management staff, and skilled nursing facilities to ensure patients are appropriately managed in the sub-acute and/or long-term care setting. The physician provides direct (hands-on) care in nursing homes/skilled facilities with a goal to improve quality and prevent unnecessary re-admissions to the acute care setting.

We take pride in the professional and developmental support we provide:
  • Base salary model -Starting base salary of $250,000 (for those with 2 years or less experience; higher for those above 2 years of experience), compensates providers based on quality metrics.
  • Recruitment incentive - $100k, paid in lump sum upon start
  • Medical school loan repayment - $150k, paid in 4 installments
  • Residency/Fellowship stipend - $2,500/month, available up to 18 months prior to graduation
  • Geography stipend - $15,000 annual geography stipend guaranteed for the first two years of employment available at this site
  • Continuing medical education - 15 working days and $3,500 annually
  • Teaching opportunities - Available at one of Geisinger's four primary care residency programs including: Family medicine, internal medicine and internal medicine/pediatrics. Additional teaching opportunities are available via advanced practice preceptorship, medical student teaching and faculty appointment with the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine
  • Benefits - Comprehensive benefits including liability, retirement, relocation and more!

For more information, please contact: Tammy Bonawitz, Talent Management Consultant, Geisinger at: or 570-259-6597. Email

Geisinger Community Medicine consists of 43 community practice sites throughout central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania. These multispecialty locations provide primary and specialty care. In conjunction with Geisinger Health Plan, the Medical Groups staff offers their own unique version of medical home.

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.