The Division of Pediatric Nephrology is seeking an energetic and collaborative individual who is committed to outstanding patient care and educational excellence. The successful candidate will join our pediatric nephrology group that includes an experienced pediatric nephrologist and a dedicated physician assistant. This position will be a blend of office-based outpatient care and hospital inpatient consultations and admissions, along with dialysis coverage located in Danville, Pa. Services we provide include peritoneal dialysis, in-center hemodialysis, renal biopsy, renal transplantation. There may be some outreach however we are supported by a telemedicine program and “Ask-A-Doc” programs have the potential to extend consultative care to remote areas. The position requires board eligibility/certification in Pediatric Nephrology and PA license.
The Department of Pediatrics provides the full range of inpatient medical and surgical subspecialty services, including pediatric hospitalists, critical care, nephrology, gastroenterology, cardiology, genetics, infectious disease and the full spectrum of pediatric surgical subspecialties. We have active outpatient services including outreach clinics in general and subspecialty pediatrics.
Teaching and mentorship responsibilities include medical students from several affiliated institutions, and residents in our fully accredited categorical Pediatric and Internal Medicine/Pediatric residency programs. An academic teaching appointment is available through Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. Many resources and opportunities exist to conduct clinical and translational research and in particular within the Genomic Medicine Institute.
We take pride in the support we provide:
Competitive straight salary model linked to quality and value versus productivity measures
Excellent benefits package, including Malpractice & Tail coverage
Four weeks of paid vacation time annually plus paid holidays
A 5% employer contribution to 401(k) plan
Full relocation package, with no cap
Support and leadership from a full range of dedicated, experienced specialists & subspecialists
Professional opportunities for mentorship, growth and advancement
Onsite MBA program
Generous health benefits
Janet Weis Children’s Hospital (JWCH), located on GMC’s campus in Danville, is the regions only dedicated 5-floor, 91 bed children's hospital with a full-service hospitalist and intensive care services. JWCH’s team of medical and surgical specialists provide care in over 30 pediatric specialties, including a 41 bed Level IV NICU and 14 bed Level I PICU. JWCH provides medical malpractice insurance with tail coverage.
Join us and experience our exceptional quality of life:
Low cost of living with affordable homes in rustic, suburban and metropolitan settings
Endless outdoor activities year-round including camping, hiking, skiing, mountain biking and more
Variety of quality public, private and charter schools, as well as numerous universities
Charming downtown shops, great restaurants, galleries, festivals, concerts and more
Geisinger, one of the nation’s most innovative health services organizations, serves more than 1.5 million patients in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The system includes 13 hospital campuses, a nearly 600,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. A physician-led organization, with approximately 32,000 employees and more than 1,800 employed physicians, Geisinger leverages an estimated $12.7 billion positive annual impact on the Pennsylvania and New Jersey economies. Repeatedly recognized nationally for integration, quality and service, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to patient care, medical education, research and community service. For more information, visit geisinger.org or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.
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