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Physician Primary Care for Skilled Nursing Facility

Employer
Geisinger
Location
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Closing date
Oct 2, 2024

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Specialty
Family Medicine
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Geisinger is seeking a Board Certified Family Medicine or Internal Medicine trained physician for a primary care opportunity in northeast Pennsylvania. The primary location will be Riverstreet Manor, Wilkes Barre and also include Mountaintop Senior Care & Rehab Center, Mountain Top, Allied Services Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Wilkes-Barre, and Birchwood Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center, Nanticoke.

Job Duties

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.

For more information, please contact: Tammy Bonawitz, Talent Management Consultant, Geisinger at: https://www.geisingerjobs.org/community-medicine or email tlbonawitz@geisinger.edu.  

EducationDoctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine- (Required)Certification(s) and License(s)Licensed Medical Doctor - State of PennsylvaniaSkillsProfessional Etiquette; Systems-Based Practice; Patient Care And Procedural SkillsAbout Geisinger

Founded more than 100 years ago by Abigail Geisinger, the system now includes ten 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 1,700 employed physicians, Geisinger boosts its hometown economies in Pennsylvania by billions of dollars annually. Learn more at geisinger.org or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Geisinger values who you are, where you are from, and where you are going. We seek out people of various backgrounds and cultures with unique abilities, non-traditional career paths and ambitious aspirations. 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. Read more about Our Commitment to Inclusive Recruiting.

Our Vision & Values

Everything we do is about making better health easier 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.

Our Benefits

We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and prescription coverage.

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