Staff Physician/Geriatrics - Department of Medicine at Abington Hospital

Employer
Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health
Location
Elkins Park, Pennsylvania
Posted
Jan 24, 2020
Closes
Jan 23, 2021
Ref
2027208
Specialty
Geriatrics
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Physician Geriatrics, Abington Jefferson Health

Abington - Jefferson Health located, in Abington, Pennsylvania, has a full-time opportunity for a Physician in Geriatrics. Candidates should be board certified in internal medicine (or family medicine) and geriatrics, having completed an accredited residency in internal medicine or family medicine plus geriatrics fellowship.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Providing outpatient primary care in our faculty practice as well as consultation to geriatric patients in the inpatient and outpatient settings.
  • Following nursing home and assisted living patients in affiliated long term care facilities
  • Supervising and teaching medical students, internal medicine residents and geriatric medicine fellows in ambulatory, hospital and long term care settings. The physician will be a key clinical faculty member for our geriatrics fellowship program. Faculty appointment at affiliated medical schools including Jefferson is available.

Candidate must be ABIM board certified in internal medicine (or family medicine) and geriatrics which requires having completed an accredited residency in internal medicine or family medicine plus geriatrics fellowship.

Jefferson offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefit package, including generous time off allowance for Physicians. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.

Abington Jefferson Health is the organization that encompasses Abington Hospital in Abington, PA and Abington Lansdale Hospital in Hatfield Township, PA, as well as a number of convenient outpatient settings for obtaining expert medical care in Bucks, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties.

Since 2015, the organization has been part of Jefferson Health, which now includes 14 hospitals and more than 40 outpatient and Urgent Care Center locations located throughout Philadelphia, Bucks and Montgomery counties in Pennsylvania and Camden and Gloucester counties in New Jersey. Outpatient and community-based services are delivered through a network of owned and affiliated physician practices, satellite medical and surgical centers, outpatient laboratories and radiology centers. Together, Jefferson Health has 127,000 inpatient admissions; 517,000 Emergency Department visits, and 3.8 million outpatient visits annually. For more information, visit: https://www.abingtonhealth.org/about-us/

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