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Neurohospitalist Physician

Employer
Geisinger
Location
Wilkes-Barre, PA
Posted Date
Jul 9, 2024
Reference
R-50226

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Specialty
Neurology
Position Type
Permanent

Job Details

Job Summary

Geisinger is seeking an additional full time neurohospitalist to join its coverage team based at Wyoming Valley Medical Center in Wilkes-Barre PA. A stroke fellowship is preferred, but not required.

Job Duties

Full time neuro-hospitalist clinician teacher

Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center (GWV) is northeast Pennsylvania’s premier tertiary care center with three hundred beds and home to the region’s only comprehensive stroke center, a level II trauma center, the Richard and Marion Pearsall Heart Hospital, the Frank M. and Dorothea Henry Cancer Center, and the Tambur Family Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. There are plans for a new acute care tower with expanded critical care beds.

The neurohospitalist team manages a neurology consult service at GWV supported by advanced practitioners and residents. There is system wide telestroke and nighttime teleneurology coverage from the Geisinger system. This a shift work position with no nighttime call.

Medical students from Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine rotate through the service, and there is new neurology residency opening at GWV next year, so there are many opportunities for teaching. Faculty appointments and more formal roles in education are available for qualified candidates. There is a robust video-EEG monitoring program, with remote reading from the Geisinger system. There is local support from neurology’s on-site multispecialty outpatient group.

There is a competitive salary and opportunities for in-person and telemedicine moonlighting opportunities across the campus.

Northeastern Pennsylvania (NEPA) is a wonderful place to live, with safe neighborhoods, an affordable cost of living and access to recreational activities. NEPA is close to New York City and Philadelphia, giving you access to major cities in just a few hours. Overall, our communities are a good bet for living a stress-free, healthy lifestyle. And more importantly, NEPA is a place where you can make a difference.

Compensation and benefits package include:

• Competitive compensation with base salary

  • Medical school loan repayments and sign on bonus


• 401(k) employer contributed retirement

• 403(b) and 457(b) pre-tax retirement vehicles available

• Medical malpractice and tail coverage

• CME reimbursement up to $3,500 per fiscal year

• Life insurance, AD&D, and disability coverage

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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You don’t have to put your life on hold to move healthcare forward. At Geisinger, you’ll engage with industry leaders to create new care delivery models and enjoy a work/life balance that gets you home in time for dinner. You’ll be there for your family, friends, and neighbors – making a difference at home and across the country.

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