Physician Primary Care

Employer
Geisinger
Location
Wilkes-Barre, PA
Posted
May 10, 2022
Ref
R-28431
Specialty
Primary Care
Position Type
Permanent
Job Summary

Geisinger, a national leader in healthcare innovation and technology, is seeking Board Certified/Board Eligible Family Medicine or Internal Medicine trained physicians for a primary care opportunity in northeast Pennsylvania at Allied Services Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Scranton, Mountaintop Senior Care & Rehab Center and Wesley Village, Pittston.

Job Duties

At Geisinger, shaping the future of healthcare starts with a robust support system, from implementing ground-breaking programs to utilizing advanced technology, these are just some of the ways we go above and beyond to lead healthcare change. We are proud to give our primary care physicians the innovative tools and support they need to do what they do best – provide exceptional care:

The nursing home/skilled nursing facility-based physician works in conjunction with community medicine clinical staff, applicable insurance case management staff, and skilled nursing facilities to ensure patients are appropriately managed in the sub-acute and/or long-term care setting. The physician provides direct (hands-on) care in nursing homes/skilled facilities with a goal to improve quality and prevent unnecessary re-admissions to the acute care setting.

We take pride in the professional and developmental support we provide:

Base salary model –Starting base salary of $250,000 (for those with 2 years or less experience; higher for those above 2 years of experience), compensates providers based on quality metrics.

Recruitment incentive - $100k, paid 30-60 days after start date

Medical school loan repayment - $150k, paid in 4 installment

Residency/Fellowship stipend - $2,500/month, available up to 18 months prior to graduation

Continuing medical education – 15 working days and $3,500 annually

Teaching opportunities – Available at one of Geisinger’s four primary care residency programs including: Family medicine, internal medicine and internal medicine/pediatrics. Additional teaching opportunities are available via advanced practice preceptorship, medical student teaching and faculty appointment with the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine.

Benefits – Comprehensive benefits including liability, retirement, relocation and more!

For more information, please contact: Tammy Bonawitz, Talent Management Consultant, Geisingerat: https://www.geisingerjobs.org/community-medicine or 570-259-6597. Email tlbonawitz@geisinger.edu.

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 know that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

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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