Pediatric Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - Physician

Employer
Geisinger
Location
Danville, Pennsylvania
Posted
May 02, 2021
Ref
R-00026
Position Type
Permanent
Job Summary
At Geisinger, we're committed to doing things differently to improve lives and give our physiatrists the best to deliver exceptional care. Our Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R), as part of the Geisinger Musculoskeletal Institute, has been nationally recognized for excellence and innovation in patient care, which begins with our mission: provide the highest-quality patient care, improve mobility and enhance the quality of life for all, while advancing the science of multidisciplinary care through research and education. What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.

Job Duties
There is opportunity to work as a board certified/board eligible Pediatric Physiatrist joining a multidisciplinary team including pediatric neurologists, pediatric orthopaedic surgeons, pediatric neurosurgeons as well as mot pediatric subspecialties. Opportunity to work in partnership with fellow pediatric physiatrists at a nearby quaternary referral center in Pennsylvania for the more complete subset of patients.

The PM&R Department resides within the nationally recognized Geisinger Musculoskeletal Institute:
  • Home to the leading academic Level I tertiary referral center with over 50 fellowship-trained specialists
  • Consists of seven PM&R specialists which has doubled in size since 2017 to match the growing community needs
  • Awarded 10-year accreditation during site visit in 2020, the first year of its residency program
  • Participate in cutting edge research including exoskeleton and virtual reality in rehabilitation efforts that support the vision of the Musculoskeletal Institute


We are proud to offer the following support for our team:
  • Ability to practice inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation covering musculoskeletal medicine, neurorehabilitation and pediatric rehabilitation
  • Opportunity to perform electromyography and EMG or ultrasound guided procedures
  • State-of-the-art equipment
  • A four-year residency program
  • Research opportunities
  • Exceptional work/life balance
  • Excellent compensation and benefits package


As part of the Geisinger Musculoskeletal Institute, which has been nationally recognized for excellence and innovation, our mission begins with providing the highest quality patient care, improving mobility and enhancing the quality of life for all, while advancing the science of multidisciplinary care through research and education. What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.

Position Details
GEISINGER MEDICAL CENTER: (GMC), located in 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 regions 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.

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

Experience
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.