Community Care Pediatrician

Employer
Geisinger
Location
Hazle Township, PA
Posted
Aug 28, 2021
Ref
R-17575
Position Type
Permanent
Job Summary

Geisinger has an exciting opportunity for a Board-Certified Pediatrician to join an established FQHC-like clinic in Hazleton, Pennsylvania. The ideal candidate would be someone with 2-3 years of clinical experience, interest in medically complex and/or underserved populations, and Spanish-speaking. New graduates will be considered.

Job Duties

The practice consists of 2 Pediatricians, 2 pediatricians, 1 nurse practitioner, and shared nurse and front desk support staff with Family Medicine. This practice is also currently recruiting an advanced practice provider (NP or PA). You will see 20-24 patients per day, with potential to grow. The schedule is Monday – Friday. Call is shared with the larger group of Pediatricians and is 4-5 times/year. Saturday clinic hours are from 8 AM – 12 PM and 2-3 time per month covering phone calls.

Position Details

Community Care Hazleton is a FQHC-like practice featuring primary care for all ages with family medicine physicians. The Pediatrics team provides general pediatrics, with connections to Geisinger’s pediatric subspecialists. We provide same-day and evening appointments. We are welcoming new patients and Geisinger accepts most major health insurance plans.

We offer a comprehensive benefit package including:

• Competitive straight salary model linked to quality and values vs. productivity

• Generous relocation

• Health Insurance benefits, including dental and vision, beginning on day 1 of employment

• Malpractice insurance with tail coverage

• CME is 15 days and $3500

• Four weeks of paid vacation time annually

• A 5% employer contribution to retirement

For more information, please contact Betsy Kelchner at brkelchner@geisinger.edu

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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