Physician Transplant Nephrologist

Employer
Geisinger
Location
Danville, PA
Posted
May 11, 2021
Ref
R-09998
Position Type
Permanent
Job Summary
Geisinger is seeking a full-time Transplant Nephrologist to assist in the management of our growing transplant population in Danville, PA.

Job Duties
We seek an energetic individual committed to the delivery of clinical care and dedicated to teaching and medical education. The practice provides comprehensive inpatient and outpatient subspecialty services including pre-transplant kidney and living donor evaluations and postoperative/long term management of kidney transplant recipients and living donors. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with our transplant nephrologists and multidisciplinary team in the selection and care of renal transplant recipients and living donors.

The transplant program offers outreach clinics in the northeast and central parts of the state for evaluation and postoperative follow up. Transplant surgery occurs on the main campus in Danville, PA. The transplant team consists of one transplant nephrologist, three transplant surgeons and experienced transplant coordinators. We are looking to have a team of three transplant nephrologists. The nephrology department consists of 16 physicians and six physician extenders, backed by excellent support staff.

Teaching responsibilities include oversight of nephrology fellows, residents from our internal medicine program, and medical students from affiliated institutions. An academic teaching appointment is available through Geisinger Community School of Medicine. Opportunities for clinical and translational investigation are available through on-campus research centers.

We are proud of the support we provide:
  • Medical school loan repayment
  • Monthly stipend available to current fellows upon signature of an offer
  • Competitive starting salarywith forgivable sign-on loans (bonus) available
  • Excellent benefit package, including paid relocation, malpractice with tail coverage, and much more


Geisinger fosters an atmosphere of clinical excellence while offering the best of life in small-town America– 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. Discover for yourself why Geisinger has been nationally recognized as a visionary model of integrated healthcare.

Geisinger is committed to making better health easier for the more than 1 million people it serves. Founded more than 100 years ago by Abigail Geisinger, the system now includes nine hospital campuses, a 550,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. With nearly 24,000 employees and more than 1,600 employed physicians, Geisinger boosts its hometown economies in Pennsylvania by billions of dollars annually.

Position Details
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.