Child Neurology Physician

Danville, Pennsylvania
Oct 09, 2020
Position Type
Job Summary
As the Department of Pediatrics at Geisinger Janet Weis Children’s Hospital continues to grow, we are looking for a board certified/board eligible, full-time Child Neurologist to join our collaborative, interdisciplinary team.

Job Duties
Our collaborative group consists of nine Pediatric Neurologists and three Physician Assistants. This position is primarily outpatient with some inpatient and 1-2 days a month of outreach. This is a Monday through Friday position, with 6-8 weeks of call per year. Collaborative duties with an Advanced Practitioner who will help with most of the return visits and assist with patient care calls make this position stand out.

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. Geisinger JWCH also offers a unique research setting with opportunity for clinical innovation and research. Research time is supported by interested candidates. Research at Geisinger is highly collaborative, with broad research opportunities for exploring the genetic architecture of diseases such as cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and neurodevelopmental/psychiatric disorders, as well as pharmacogenomic traits and rare genetic disorders, among others.

We take pride in the support we provide:
  • Competitive straight salary model linked to quality and value versus productivity measures
  • Excellent benefits package, including Malpractice & Tail coverage
  • Four weeks of paid vacation time annually plus paid holidays
  • A generous employer contribution to 401(k) plan
  • Full relocation package
  • CME is 15 days and $3500


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.

Geisinger fosters an atmosphere of clinical excellence while offering a balanced lifestyle in central and northeastern Pennsylvania. With good schools, safe neighborhoods with affordable housing and a wealth of cultural and recreational activities. The surrounding natural beauty provides opportunities for fishing, skiing, canoeing, hiking and mountain biking. Urban life is easily accessible, with New York, Baltimore, Philadelphia or Washington D.C. just an afternoon’s drive away.

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

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

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. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and 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. 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.

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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