JOB TITLE: Pediatric Rheumatologist
LOCATION: Geisinger Medical Center
Geisinger Pediatrics and the Geisinger Janet Weis Children’s Hospital is seeking a BC/BE Pediatric Rheumatologist. The successful candidate will be an energetic and collaborative individual who is committed to outstanding patient care and educational excellence. Our pediatric rheumatology group includes an experienced Pediatric Rheumatologist and a dedicated Nurse Specialist. Our pediatric rheumatology practice is primarily outpatient based with inpatient consultations. Children with primary rheumatologic illness are admitted to the pediatric hospitalist service and are co-managed with our Pediatric Rheumatologist. We will consider full-time time and part-time candidates.
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 diseases and the full spectrum of pediatric surgical subspecialties. We have active outpatient services, including outreach clinics in general and subspecialty pediatrics. Will participate in and contribute to the department’s established
clinical and scholarly activities.
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 and Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Many resources and opportunities exist to conduct clinical and translational research, in particular within the Genomic Medicine Institute.
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.
JANET WEIS CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL (JWCH), located on Geisinger Medical Center’s campus in Danville, is the region’s only dedicated 5-floor, 91 bed children's hospital with a full-service hospitalist program. JWCH’s team of medical and surgical specialists provide care in over 30 pediatric specialties, including high level care with a Level IV C NICU and Level I PICU.
ABOUT GEISINGER: Geisinger is a physician-led health system 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 Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of 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. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org, or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.
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.
*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.