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Meet Our Recruiters

Contact our recruiters to connect and learn how you can join the Geisinger family.


  • Anesthesia

    Carrie Moore

    Carrie Moore

    Senior Provider Recruiter CRNAs, General and Subspecialty Physicians

    "I was welcomed into the Geisinger family with open arms and am honored to share this organization with providers who are looking for a place that feels like home. As a native Pennsylvanian with PA Dutch heritage, I’ve eaten my share of soft pretzels and cheesesteaks. More than the famous food, however, Pennsylvania offers metropolitan access and truly unmatched natural beauty."
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  • Cancer Institute

    Jenna Spatafore

    Senior Provider Recruiter Hematology Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Palliative Medicine

    "I enjoy being a part of the Geisinger family because it is just that - a family. I have never felt more appreciated in a work setting and truly feel each member of our team respects one another whole heartedly. I look forward to work each day and know that I have my teammates to fall back on if I’m ever in need of positive reinforcement."
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  • Diagnostic

    Linda Cindric

    Lead Provider Recruiter Radiology, Pathology

    "I’m so thankful to be part of Geisinger’s Provider Recruitment team! As a native Pennsylvanian, I truly enjoy the balance of time with family and friends in the quiet, beauty of my surroundings while making a difference in the communities in which we live and serve."
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  • Heart Institute

    Lori Surak

    Senior Provider Recruiter CVTS, General, EP

    "Being a native of Central Pennsylvania, I enjoy knowing I am providing my family and friends with the best health care possible."
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  • Leadership

    Matt McKinney

    Director, Provider Recruitment Physician leadership

    "I'm proud to work for an organization that is committed to delivering world-class care, and where employees are treated like family. This is a special place that embraces growth, innovation and empowerment – somewhere you can start and build a lasting career."
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  • Medicine Institute

    • Tammy Bonawitz

      Senior Provider Recruiter Community Medicine - Northeast region

      "I love working where I grew up and raised our family. I am grateful we can receive healthcare from a nationally recognized health care system. My purpose is to provide education to providers on how Geisinger can fulfill their career goals."
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    • Tonya Harmon Boyer

      Senior Provider Recruiter Pulmonary, Critical Care Medicine, Sleep Medicine

      "I have managed the recruitment of medical providers (physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants) for over 13 years. At Geisinger, I enjoy recruiting Critical Care, Pulmonary/Critical Care and Sleep Medicine providers."
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    • Miranda Grace

      Senior Provider Recruiter Community Medicine - Western region, Emergency Medicine

      "At Geisinger, caring and kindness are at the center of all we do, even recruiting! This allows me to make meaningful connections that positively impact the lives of our patients and providers. Because of my work at Geisinger, I’m able to live a fulfilling life in beautiful central PA!"
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    • Rebecca Grubb

      Provider Recruiter Community Medicine - Central region

      “Being native to Central PA, I love the seasonal changes every year. I also enjoy the work/life balance of being in a rural setting; I’ve gotten time back to spend with family and friends rather than sitting in bumper to bumper traffic.”
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    • Shahd Majeed

      Provider Recruiter Community Medicine, Convenient Care (Advanced Practice), Inpatient Medicine (Hospital Medicine, Infection Disease)

      "I am proud to be part of a healthcare system that, not only focuses on building a better community through the top-notch providers, but also allows me to be part of the solution during the unprecedented times."
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    • Deanna Reed

      Senior Provider Recruiter Medicine Specialties (Clinical Nutrition, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Nephrology, Rheumatology)

      "As a senior provider recruiter with Geisinger for more than a decade, I believe that if you want to be the best, you must hire the best!"
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    • Jenna Spatafore

      Senior Provider Recruiter Community Medicine - North Central region, Geisinger at Home

      "I think physicians should join Geisinger because we are an exceptional hospital system that keeps the needs of the local communities at the forefront of what we do. It is definitely an exciting time to join Geisinger!"
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  • Musculoskeletal Institute

    • Linda Cindric

      Lead Talent Management Consultant Orthopaedics (Advanced Practice), PM&R, Wound Care (Physicians)

      "I’m so thankful to be part of Geisinger’s Provider Recruitment team! As a native Pennsylvanian, I truly enjoy the balance of time with family and friends in the quiet, beauty of my surroundings while making a difference in the communities in which we live and serve."
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    • Sarah Lipka

      Senior Provider Recruiter Orthopaedics (Physician)

      "I have been a physician recruiter for over ten years and relocated to Pennsylvania to join Geisinger in 2015. I am energized by my professional relationships here at Geisinger and being the #physicianjobmatchmaker for candidates and their careers. Originally from upstate NY, I am a wife, mother of my beautiful daughter, a wine and charcuterie board lover and enjoy outdoor activities."
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  • Neuroscience Institute

    • Karen Rubbe

      Senior Provider Recruiter Psychiatry, Psychology, Addiction Medicine, Otolaryngology

      "Making a difference has always been important to me. Therefore, I am blessed to be part of the Geisinger family where I feel I can do just that! A beautiful area and the ability to be part of a great, collaborative team – there’s no place I’d rather be!"
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    • Lori Surak

      Senior Provider Recruiter Neurosurgery, Neurology

      “I love what I do! I have been a Geisinger Provider Recruiter for over 15 years. I take pride in matching top-notch providers to careers that deliver world class medicine to the Geisinger community."
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  • Surgery Institute

    Sarah Lipka

    Senior Provider RecruiterOral and Maxillofacial Surgery, General Surgery (Trauma, Breast Surgery, Colorectal, Bariatric), Ophthalmology, Oral Medicine, Plastics, Pediatric Surgery, Transplant, Urology, Vascular

    "I have been a physician recruiter for over ten years and relocated to Pennsylvania to join Geisinger in 2015. I am energized by my professional relationships here at Geisinger and being the #physicianjobmatchmaker for candidates and their careers. Originally from upstate NY, I am a wife, mother of my beautiful daughter, a wine and charcuterie board lover and enjoy outdoor activities."
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  • Women & Children's Institute

    Betsy Kelchner

    Provider Recruiter Pediatrics, Women's Health

    "I have been a Geisinger employee for 9+ years and have enjoyed the opportunities Geisinger has provided to me and my family. We live in a community where you really can borrow sugar from your neighbor, and I have. I enjoy recruiting physicians because making the connections with our employees and the community we serve means everything to me."
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Onboarding for new hires

Here are some items you’ll need to start your onboarding as a new physician with Geisinger:

  • Credentialing
  • Drug and nicotine screening, and health immunization review
  • Certiphi check (Pennsylvania Access To Crimial History (PATCH) and Child Abuse Clearance)
  • FBI background check

Visit us here in Pennsylvania

We invite you to come visit us and see for yourself why Geisinger is the ideal place to live and work. We offer the following amenities to make your visit a pleasant one:

  • Onsite and virtual interviews
  • Reimbursement for travel expenses related to onsite interviews
  • Guided community tours with local real estate agents

If you have a spouse or partner, we encourage them to come with you on your visit and we’ll talk through their employment needs as well.

Frequently asked questions

What happens after I contact a recruiter?
  1. Our recruiters will set up a phone screen and answer any questions you have about Geisinger.
  2. We present your CV to a search director or physician lead to schedule a clinical call.
  3. We invite you to formally interview (onsite or virtually). Onsite interviews often include dinners, community tours, school tours, and anything that you want to learn. You'll also have opportunities to meet other departments.
How is compensation determined?
We have a fixed compensation model and pay our physicians based on quality metrics rather than fluctuating based on RVU productivity.
When are references attained?
We may ask prior to your formal interview or after your interview. We require two manager and three non-manager references.
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Jaewon Ryu

Practicing emergency medicine at Geisinger offers physicians the opportunity to advance their careers while also making a huge impact, not only in the lives of our patients, but on the nation as a whole. Geisinger has been recognized as a leader in the industry for its innovative care delivery models that positively influence the way emergency medicine physicians practice everywhere.

Jaewon Ryu, MD, JD

Geisinger President and CEO

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