Pediatric Nephrologist - Janet Weis Children's Hospital

Employer
Geisinger
Location
Danville, PA
Posted
Aug 04, 2021
Ref
R-00104
Specialty
Hospitalist, Nephrology
Position Type
Permanent
Job Summary

The Division of Pediatric Nephrology is seeking an energetic and collaborative BC/BE Pediatric Nephrology Physician, who is committed to outstanding patient care and educational excellence.

Job Duties

The successful candidate will join our pediatric nephrology group that includes an experienced pediatric nephrologist and a dedicated physician assistant. This position will be a blend of office-based outpatient care and hospital inpatient consultations and admissions, along with dialysis coverage located in Danville, Pa. Services we provide include peritoneal dialysis, in-center hemodialysis, renal biopsy, renal transplantation. 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 position requires board eligibility/certification in Pediatric Nephrology and PA license.

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

Janet Weis Children’s Hospital (JWCH), located on GMC’s campus in Danville, is the regions only dedicated 5-floor, 91 bed children's hospital with a full-service hospitalist and intensive care services. JWCH’s team of medical and surgical specialists provide care in over 30 pediatric specialties, including a 41 bed Level IV NICU and 14 bed Level I PICU. JWCH provides medical malpractice insurance with tail coverage.

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.

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