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Primary Care Physician Outpatient Only - H1B eligible

Job Title Primary Care Physician Outpatient Only - H1B eligible Location Tunkhannock, PA Job Category Physician Schedule Days Work Type Full time Department Wyoming County Community Medicine Division Date posted 09/07/2022 Job ID R-37596

Job Summary

Tunkhannock is the County Seat in Wyoming County, Pennsylvania, 31 miles northwest of Wilkes-Barre. Geisinger Community Medicine is seeking board certified family medicine and med/peds trained physicians for an outpatient primary care opportunity in Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania. This site qualifies for H1B visa sponsorship, a $10k geography stipend in addition to up to $250k Recruitment Incentive.

Job Duties

When you come to interview, expect a community tour to see what our beautiful region has to offer! Based on feedback from our physicians, the top five reasons to join Geisinger Primary Care include:

1. Quality driven healthcare

2. Robust extended care team 

3. Market leading compensation package 

4. Population coordinated care

5. Innovative teaching opportunities 

We take pride in the professional and developmental support we provide our physicians:

  • Compensation - Physicians with at least two years of experience start at a base salary of $257k.
  • H1B visa eligible at Geisinger Tunkhannock, Lewistown and Kulpmont clinics only 
  • Annual Geography stipend –guaranteed for two years - $10k at Tunkhannock and $20k at Lewistown and Kulpmont
  • Recruitment incentive - $100k,
  • Medical school loan repayment - $150k
  • Continuing medical education – 15 working days and $4,500 CME funds
  • Relocation
  • Parental leave pay and adoption support
  • Fertility coverage
  • Paid military leave
  • Paid Time Off – 20 days
  • Holidays – Six paid holidays
  • Additional benefit information

To learn more about why others chose Geisinger, click here.

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

Certification(s) and License(s)

Licensed Medical Doctor - State of Pennsylvania


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

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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