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Primary Care Physician - up to $250k Recruitment Incentive

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Job Title Primary Care Physician - up to $250k Recruitment Incentive Location Pittston, PA Job Category Physician Schedule Days Work Type Full time Department Monroe/Lackawanna/Luzerne County Community Medicine Division Date posted 11/21/2022 Job ID R-21615

Job Summary

Geisinger Community Medicine is seeking board certified/board eligible family medicine trained physicians for an full-scope, all ages, outpatient primary care opportunity in beautiful Pittston, PA.

Job Duties

At Geisinger, shaping the future of healthcare starts with a robust support system, from implementing ground-breaking programs to utilizing advanced technology, these are just some of the ways we go above and beyond to lead healthcare change. We take pride in the professional and developmental support we provide our physicians:
  • Base salary model –Starting base salary of $250,000 (for those with 2 years or less experience; higher for those above 2 years of experience), compensates providers based on quality metrics.

  • Geography stipend – $10k/year for Tunkhannock and $20k/year at Kulpmont - guaranteed for two years after which time the stipend is evaluated for continuance

  • Recruitment incentive - $100k, paid in lump sum upon start

  • Medical school loan repayment - $150k, paid in 4 installments

  • Residency/Fellowship stipend - $2,500/month, available up to 18 months prior to graduation

  • Continuing medical education – 15 working days and $3,500 annually

  • Teaching opportunities – Available at one of Geisinger’s four primary care residency programs including: Family medicine, internal medicine and internal medicine/pediatrics. Additional teaching opportunities are available via advanced practice preceptorship, medical student teaching and faculty appointment with the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine.

  • Benefits – Comprehensive benefits including liability, retirement, relocation and more!

We are proud to give our primary care physicians the innovative tools and support they need to do what they do best – provide exceptional care. To learn more about our:

Education

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

Certification(s) and License(s)

Licensed Medical Doctor - State of Pennsylvania

Skills

Professional Etiquette; Patient Care And Procedural Skills; Systems-Based Practice

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 geisinger.org 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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