There’s a reason we believe that America is watching Geisinger, one of the nation’s largest health service organizations. We are dedicated to setting the standard for evidence-based care delivery and pursuing innovative new approaches to predictive precision medicine, such as our MyCode® genomic research initiative. Whether you prefer working in a busy urban center, a suburban area or a small-town setting, Geisinger has clinical and nonclinical positions open throughout our system. With 13 physician-led hospital campuses to staff throughout Pennsylvania and in southern New Jersey, we offer a wide range of positions, a competitive, pay-for-performance salary structure and healthcare benefits from day one, including those for vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality.
Northeast Regional Medical Director, Addiction Services
Psychiatry, Behavioral and Addiction Medicine
Addiction is a multifaceted and chronic disease requiring integrated resources to manage. The position is responsible for the development of inpatient addiction services in the northeast region of Geisinger’s service area including Geisinger Wyoming Valley Hospital in Wilkes Barre and Community Medical Center in Scranton. The role will begin as a medical stabilization unit and an inpatient and ED consult service and will grow with the development of program and services. This role will be expected to connect inpatient services with other regional services across the continuum of care of behavioral, medical, social, care management and addiction specialties to effectively improve outcomes.
Geisinger is an integrated delivery system, bringing all of these resources to implement our vision to employ them in a manner that improves population level outcomes for patients with a substance use disorder. Becoming a member of the Geisinger addiction services team will provide an opportunity to lead and develop the programmatic development of addiction services.
The position will report to Geisinger’s System Addiction Medicine Medical Director.
Qualifications: BC/BE in Internal Medicine, Psychiatry or Family Medicine.
Graduate of accredited Medical School with a current medical license for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and current Buprenorphine waiver for DEA. Must have at least the 100 patient capacity at the time of application.
Must hold at least one of the following:
Program Development. The Regional Medical Director of Addiction Services will be provided with dedicated time to identify needs and develop addiction programming. This included inpatient (acute care services, consult services, ED presence, and local partnerships), outpatient (further development of COE, other outpatient offerings)
Academicsis a strong focus within Geisinger and we offer opportunities in the northeast to teach our Addiction Medicine Fellowship, Family Medicine residents, and psychiatry residents. Geisinger Wyoming Valley hospital is also conveniently located near the Commonwealth Medical College in Scranton Pennsylvania; The Wilkes Barre and Scranton areas are also home to nine other colleges and universities. This role will also be expected to create education programs for other providers and be a leader in breaking down barriers and stigma around addiction, system wide, including education of clinical team at Center of Excellence sites.
Geisinger offers excellent compensation, benefits, generous CME and time off including full relocation, retirement contributions, benefits that begin day one; 20 paid days off, and 15 days and $3,500.00 for CME benefits.
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Geisinger is an integrated health services organization widely recognized for its innovative use of the electronic health record and the development of innovative care delivery models such as ProvenHealth Navigator®, ProvenCare® and ProvenExperience®. As one of the nation’s largest health service organizations, Geisinger serves more than 3 million residents throughout 45 counties in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania, and also in southern New Jersey at AtlantiCare, a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and Geisinger Jersey Shore Hospital became the newest members of the Geisinger Family. The physician-led system is comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan, all of which leverage an estimated $12.7 billion positive impact on the Pennsylvania and New Jersey economies. Geisinger has repeatedly garnered national accolades for integration, quality and service. In addition to fulfilling its patient care mission, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to medical education, research and community service. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org, or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.
Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center (GWV), located in Wilkes-Barre, PA, is an acute care hospital that is licensed for 274 beds, and houses the only Level II Trauma center in Luzerne County. The campus includes the Frank M. and Dorothea Henry Cancer Center, The Richard and Marion Pearsall Heart Hospital, the Janet Weis Children’s Hospital Pediatric Unit, a transplant program and the Brain & Spine Tumor Institute. Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre is GWV’s ambulatory campus.
Geisinger Community Medical Center (G-CMC), located in Scranton, PA, is an acute care hospital licensed for 297 beds and houses the only Level II Trauma Center in Lackawanna County and Scranton’s only neurosurgery program and adult in-patient behavioral health unit. It is also home to comprehensive cardiovascular and orthopaedic services, as well as a broad range of other surgical and radiological services. The campus is affiliated with Geisinger-Mountain View Care Center, Scranton, PA, a 180-bed long term care facility.
RECRUITER: KAREN L. RUBBE
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*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.