Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician

Employer
Geisinger
Location
Danville, Pennsylvania
Posted
Oct 14, 2020
Ref
R-00158
Specialty
Emergency Medicine
Position Type
Permanent
Job Summary
Geisinger is currently seeking an exceptional Pediatric Emergency Medicine (PEM) trained physician to join our growing team at Geisinger Medical Center (GMC) located in Danville, Pa!

Job Duties
At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities, patients, & families we serve. We do things differently to reach our unique patient population in central, south-central & northeast PA with high quality pediatric emergency medicine (PEM) services. Our revolutionary approaches to local community outreach include tools like telemedicine, leveraging a robust EHR for pediatric-specific decision support to reach a previously PEM underserved population. Enjoy our many benefits, including educational opportunities using Geisinger’s nationally recognized SIM program, our new ultrasound fellowship & state of the art ultrasound service.

Geisinger Medical Center’s 45-bed Emergency Department cares for over 50,000 patients per year, including nearly 8,000 pediatric patients. Our brand new 9-bed pediatric zone was designed with babies, children, teens and their families in mind. Using nitrous sedation, we do our best to remain an “ouch-less” ED, and with over 50 certified PEM nurses throughout the system, quality, safety and comfort are our top priorities. Children admitted from our ED are cared for in Geisinger’s Janet Weis Children’s Hospital, a 90-bed, 5 floor on-site children’s hospital which includes a 14 bed PICU and 41 bed NICU. Our children’s hospital provides a comprehensive range of pediatric services including a full array of medical and surgical subspecialties.

Geisinger is seeking candidates with superior clinical and interpersonal skills and a strong desire to participate in program development, medical education and research. Candidates must be Pediatric Emergency Medicine fellowship trained.

We take pride in the support we provide:
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Exceptional work/life balance with defined clinical hours - 1,544 hours/year
  • Dual appointments in Emergency Medicine & Pediatrics
  • Support from a full range of dedicated specialists and subspecialists, including in-house Neonatologist and Pediatric Hospitalists
  • Ongoing enhancements to our fully-integrated Electronic Health Record (EHR) – Epic
  • Forgivable recruitment loan equal to $100k, paid within first month of employment
  • Monthly stipend available to current fellows upon signature of an offer letter
  • Professional opportunities for mentorship, growth and advancement


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.

Position Details
GEISINGER MEDICAL CENTER: (GMC), located Danville, Pa., the largest tertiary/quaternary care teaching hospital in the region, is licensed for 475 beds, including 89 pediatric beds in the Janet Weis Children’s Hospital. GMC, a Magnet Hospital, maintains the region’s only Level 1 Regional Resource Trauma Center with additional qualifications in pediatrics. GMC offers an array of highly specialized medical and surgical services, including neurosciences, cardiovascular services, transplantation, women’s health (in the Women’s Pavilion), oncology and orthopaedics. The Hospital for Advanced Medicine serves as an integrated center for the most critical patients. Outpatient services are available on and off campus.

About Geisinger
One of the nation’s most innovative health services organizations, Geisinger serves more than 1.5 million patients in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The system includes 13 hospital campuses, a nearly 600,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. A physician-led organization, with approximately 32,000 employees and more than 1,800 employed physicians, Geisinger leverages an estimated $12.7 billion positive annual impact on the Pennsylvania and New Jersey economies. Repeatedly recognized nationally for integration, quality and service, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to patient care, medical education, research and community service. For more information, visit geisinger.org or connect with us on Facebook , Instagram , LinkedIn and Twitter .

Education
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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