Pediatric Neurology – GMC

Employer
Geisinger
Location
Scranton, Pennsylvania
Closing date
Oct 2, 2024

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Specialty
Neurology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

The Pediatric Neurology Division of the Janet Weis Children s Hospital at Geisinger Medical Center has an opening for a fellowship trained, neuromuscular specialist to join our dedicated team. This extremely collegial and congenial group is committed to providing comprehensive and compassionate care to the children of central and northeast Pennsylvania. In addition to advanced neuromuscular care, the pediatric neurology department also provides a comprehensive epilepsy program, specialized headache care, a pediatric sleep center, and genetic testing and counseling programs.

In addition to a challenging and enjoyable clinical role, the successful candidate will also be actively engaged in the teaching of pediatric residents and medical students. Opportunities for research also exist. Geisinger has an exciting intellectual environment highlighted by the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine in Scranton, PA. The medical school is a leader in innovative education, with a curriculum emphasizing active learning, longitudinal clinical experiences, and community engagement.

The Janet Weis Children s Hospital is the tertiary care Pediatric Center for Geisinger Health System. Our specially trained pediatric care team provides expertise in over 30 medical and surgical disciplines, including care of children with neonatal illness, life-threatening critical illness, traumatic injuries, neurologic disorders, cancer, diabetes, gastrointestinal disease, infectious disease and heart and lung disorders.

Opportunity Details

  • Inpatient and outpatient coverage
  • EMG/ECV electrophysiologic studies
  • 6-7 weeks of inpatient coverage annually
  • Level IV NICU
  • Telemedicine visits
  • Large team of twelve physicians and three advanced practice providers

Incentives/Benefits

  • Relocation assistance
  • Forgivable recruitment loan
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • CME 15 days, $4,500
  • Robust retirement plans

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 based on disability or their protected veteran status.

About Geisinger

Geisinger is committed to making better health easier for the more than 1 million people it serves. Founded more than 100 years ago by Abigail Geisinger, the system now includes nine hospital campuses, a 550,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. With nearly 24,000 employees and more than 1,600 employed physicians, Geisinger boosts its hometown economies in Pennsylvania by billions of dollars annually.

The Geisinger footprint encompasses much of central and northeastern Pennsylvania. This area provides outstanding access to many outdoor activities including hiking, biking, boating, and skiing. Geisinger is located within a 2-3 hour drive of several major cities including New York City, Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh. This area includes excellent public/private schools and is home to Bucknell, Penn State University, Susquehanna University, and Bloomsburg University.

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