Pediatric Pulmonology Physician

Danville, Pennsylvania
Oct 09, 2020
Position Type
Job Summary
The Division of Pediatric Pulmonology is seeking an energetic and collaborative BC/BE Pediatric Pulmonologist who is committed to outstanding patient care and educational excellence.

Job Duties
The successful candidate will join our pediatric pulmonology group that includes 4 experienced pediatric pulmonologists and a dedicated pediatric nurse practitioner. This position will be a blend of office-based outpatient care and hospital inpatient consultations, primarily located in Danville, Pa. Services we provide include lung function/challenge testing, exercise testing, bronchoscopy, sleep studies and a multi-disciplinary pediatric sleep medicine program, a chronic ventilator program, fully accredited CF center, and many certified asthma educators. We are also fortunate to have support from the integrated insurance program, Geisinger Health Plan, in delivering in-home care and environmental assessments for patients with asthma. There may be some outreach however we are supported by a telemedicine program and “Ask-A-Doc” programs have the potential to extend consultative care to remote areas.

The Department of Pediatrics provides the full range of inpatient medical and surgical subspecialty services, including pediatric hospitalists, critical care, nephrology, gastroenterology, cardiology, genetics, infectious disease and the full spectrum of pediatric surgical subspecialties. We have active outpatient services including outreach clinics in general and subspecialty pediatrics.

Teaching and mentorship responsibilities include medical students from several affiliated institutions, and residents in our fully accredited categorical Pediatric and Internal Medicine/Pediatric residency programs. An academic teaching appointment is available through Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. Many resources and opportunities exist to conduct clinical and translational research and in particular within the Genomic Medicine Institute.

We take pride in the support we provide:
  • Excellent compensation and benefits package, including relocation assistance and malpractice and tail coverage
  • Opportunity to join our faculty overseeing residents and medical student education
  • Research opportunities including informatics, data science, precision health, genomics, implementation science and outcomes research
  • Support and leadership from a full range of dedicated, experienced specialists and subspecialists
  • Generous employer contribution to retirement
  • 15 days and $3500 toward CME
  • Four weeks of paid vacation time annually
  • Professional opportunities for mentorship, growth and advancement

Position Details
Geisinger Janet Weis Children’s Hospital is a 91-bed children’s hospital with a 41-bed level IV NICU, a 14-bed PICU and separate wards for infants, toddlers and adolescents. Geisinger is a physician-led system is comprised of approximately 32,000 employees, including nearly 1,800 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, a 600,000-member health plan and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, all of which leverage an estimated $12.7 billion positive impact on the Pennsylvania and New Jersey economies.

Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine- (Required)

Certification(s) and License(s)
Licensed Medical Doctor - State of Pennsylvania

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.

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