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Job Title Senior Focused Primary Care Physician Location Coal Township, Pennsylvania Job Category Physician Schedule Days Work Type Full time Department Population Initiatives Department Date posted 02/17/2021 Job ID R-06263

Job Summary

Geisinger is seeking board certified/board eligible Family Medicine, Internal Medicine and/or Geriatric trained physicians for an exciting primary care opportunity with Geisinger 65 Forward in beautiful Shamokin, Pa.

Job Duties

At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities and families we serve. Since health changes with age, healthcare should too. To meet the unique needs of our senior patient population, we have implemented community-focused initiatives like Geisinger 65 Forwardto provide a new, comprehensive approach to primary care for people 65 and older.

Geisinger 65 Forward is a senior-focused center dedicated to providing “one place” for all health and well-being needs such as wellness coordination, center activities and specialized care. Our physicians, nurses and staff are committed to providing seniors with the quality medical care they deserve, so they can live better!

Fulfill your calling at Geisinger 65 Forward and keep patients healthier and happier to enjoy more of what life has to offer. At work, you will experience:

  • More time with patients. Up to 60 minutes with patients to answer questions and address concerns.

  • Easier and frequent appointments.Because we specialize in healthcare just for seniors, we’re able to see them more often.

  • Smaller patient panel.Max patient panel of 450 per physician.

  • Interdisciplinary team. Includes nursing, care coordinator/coach, social worker, receptionist, nutritionist, administrator and wellness coordinator.

  • Support for patients.From group ceramics to rummy card games, our centers offer a slew of fun activities to meet both old friends and new.

Why join Geisinger?

  • $100,000 recruitment loan and medical school loan repayment of up to $150,000

  • Monthly $2,500 stipend available to residents and fellows

  • Excellent annual compensation (starting at $250,000) and benefits, including relocation, malpractice and tail coverage

  • Visa sponsorship available: H1B

  • 15 paid CME days and $3,500 for CME activities

  • Teaching/Research:Geisinger has an exciting intellectual environment highlighted by our four primary careresidency programs, including: Family medicine, internal medicine and internal medicine/pediatrics and theGeisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. The medical school is a leader in innovative education, with a curriculum emphasizing active learning, longitudinal clinical experiences and community engagement. Theresearchdivision supports >50 full-time faculty and >30 clinician scientists with expertise across a wide array of research areas, including informatics, data science, precision health, genomics, implementation science, outcomes research, bioethics, and clinical trials.

  • Professional opportunities for mentorship, growth and advancement

Position Details

Geisinger Community Medicine consists of 43 community practice sites throughout central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania. These multispecialty locations provide primary and specialty care. In conjunction with Geisinger Health Plan, the Medical Groups staff offers their own unique version of medical home.

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Education

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

Certification(s) and License(s)

Licensed Medical Doctor - State of Pennsylvania

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.

SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and 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.

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.

About Geisinger

Geisinger is committed to making better health easier for the more than 1 million people it serves. Founded more than 100 years ago by Abigail Geisinger, the system now includes nine 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 1,600 employed physicians, Geisinger boosts its hometown economies in Pennsylvania by billions of dollars annually. Learn more at geisinger.org or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

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