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Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician

Job Title Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician Location Danville, PA Job Category Physician Hospital Based, Physician Schedule Days Work Type Full time Department GMC Emergency Medicine Division Date posted 02/14/2024 Job ID R-58592

Job Summary

Geisinger is currently seeking an exceptional Pediatric Emergency Medicine (PEM) trained physician to join our growing team at Geisinger Medical Center (GMC) located in Danville, Pa!

Job Duties

At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities, patients, & families we serve. We do things differently to reach our unique patient population in central, south-central & northeast PA with high-quality pediatric emergency medicine (PEM) services. Our revolutionary approaches to local community outreach include tools like telemedicine, leveraging a robust EHR for pediatric-specific decision support to reach a previously PEM underserved population. Enjoy our many benefits, including educational opportunities using Geisinger’s nationally recognized SIM program, our new ultrasound fellowship & state of the art ultrasound service.

Geisinger Medical Center’s 45-bed Emergency Department cares for over 50,000 patients per year, including nearly 10,000 pediatric patients. Our brand new 9-bed pediatric zone was designed with babies, children, teens, and their families in mind. Using nitrous sedation, we do our best to remain an “ouch-less” ED, and with over 50 certified PEM nurses throughout the system, quality, safety, and comfort are our top priorities. Children admitted from our ED are cared for in Geisinger’s Janet Weis Children’s Hospital, a 90-bed, 5-floor on-site children’s hospital that includes a 14-bed PICU and 41-bed NICU. Our children’s hospital provides a comprehensive range of pediatric services including a full array of medical and surgical subspecialties.

Geisinger is seeking candidates with superior clinical and interpersonal skills and a strong desire to participate in program development, medical education, and research. Candidates must be Pediatric Emergency Medicine fellowship-trained.  

We take pride in the support we provide:

  • Competitive compensation package

  • Exceptional work/life balance with no overnight shifts and defined clinical hours - 1,544 hours/year

  • Dual appointments in Emergency Medicine & Pediatrics

  • Support from a full range of dedicated specialists and subspecialists, including in-house Neonatologist and Pediatric Hospitalists

  • Ongoing enhancements to our fully-integrated Electronic Health Record (EHR) – Epic

  • Monthly stipend available to current fellows upon signature of an offer letter

  • Professional opportunities for mentorship, growth, and advancement 

Geisinger fosters an atmosphere of clinical excellence while offering a balanced lifestyle in central and northeastern Pennsylvania. With good schools, safe neighborhoods with affordable housing, and a wealth of cultural and recreational activities. The surrounding natural beauty provides opportunities for fishing, skiing, canoeing, hiking, and mountain biking. Urban life is easily accessible, with New York, Baltimore, Philadelphia, or Washington D.C. just an afternoon’s drive away.


Position Details

GEISINGER MEDICAL CENTER: (GMC), located Danville, Pa., the largest tertiary/quaternary care teaching hospital in the region, is licensed for 475 beds, including 89 pediatric beds in the Janet Weis Children’s Hospital.  GMC, a Magnet Hospital, maintains the region’s only Level 1 Regional Resource Trauma Center with additional qualifications in pediatrics. GMC offers an array of highly specialized medical and surgical services, including neurosciences, cardiovascular services, transplantation, women’s health (in the Women’s Pavilion), oncology and orthopaedics.  The Hospital for Advanced Medicine serves as an integrated center for the most critical patients. Outpatient services are available on and off campus.

GEISINGER JANET WEIS CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL: Located in Danville, Pa., Geisinger Janet Weis Children’s Hospital partners with pediatricians to provide personalized specialty care to children when they need it — from birth through young adulthood. Our specialty-trained pediatric doctors and nurses provide expertise in more than 30 medical and surgical disciplines, treating common to the most complex pediatric health conditions. From our neonatal intensive care unit (level IV NICU), pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) and dedicated pediatric emergency room to our inpatient unit and outpatient clinics throughout central and northeast Pennsylvania, our pediatric care team is dedicated to making exceptional pediatric care available to every child in every community we serve. 


Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine- (Required)

Certification(s) and License(s)

Licensed Medical Doctor - State of Pennsylvania

About 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 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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