Senior Focused Primary Care Physician

Employer
Geisinger
Location
Reedsville, PA
Posted
May 14, 2022
Ref
R-07123
Position Type
Permanent
Job Summary

Geisinger 65 Forward is a comprehensive approach to primary care for people 65 and older, dedicated to providing “one place” for all health and well-being needs. For our new Reedsville, PA clinic, opening fall 2022, we are seeking a board-certified/board-eligible Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, and/or Geriatric trained physician to join our team.

Job Duties

At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities and families we serve. Since health changes with age, healthcare should too. To meet the unique needs of our senior patient population, we have implemented community-focused initiatives like Geisinger 65 Forward to provide a new, comprehensive approach to primary care for people 65 and older.

Geisinger 65 Forward is a senior-focused center dedicated to providing “one place” for all health and well-being needs such as wellness coordination, center activities, and specialized care. Our physicians, nurses, and staff are committed to providing seniors with the quality medical care they deserve, so they can live better!

Fulfill your calling at Geisinger 65 Forward and keep patients healthier and happier to enjoy more of what life has to offer. At work, you will experience:

  • More time with patients.Up to 60 minutes with patients to answer questions and address concerns.
  • Easier and frequent appointments. Because we specialize in healthcare just for seniors, we’re able to see them more often.
  • Smaller patient panel. Max patient panel of 450 per physician.
  • Interdisciplinary team.Includes nursing, care coordinator/coach, social worker, receptionist, nutritionist, administrator, and wellness coordinator.
  • Support for patients. From group ceramics to rummy card games, our centers offer a slew of fun activities to meet both old friends and new.


Why join Geisinger?

  • $100,000 recruitment loan and medical school loan repayment of up to $150,000
  • Monthly $2,500 stipend available to residents and fellows
  • Excellent annual compensation (starting at $250,000) and benefits, including relocation, malpractice, and tail coverage
  • 15 paid CME days and $3,500 for CME activities
  • Professional opportunities for mentorship, growth, and advancement


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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