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Fellow Non Standard - Behavioral Neurologist

Job Title Fellow Non Standard - Behavioral Neurologist Location Wilkes-Barre, PA Job Category Residents/Fellows Schedule Days Work Type Full time Department Neurology Department Date posted 01/24/2022 Job ID R-25979

Job Summary

The position of fellow entails provision of patient care matching with the individual level of advancement, competence, and defined medical specialty. A fellow’s responsibilities include patient care activities within the scope of their clinical privileges commensurate with the level of training, attendance at clinical rounds and seminars, timely completion of medical records, and other responsibilities as assigned or as required of all members of the medical staff. Under the supervision of attending physicians.

Job Duties

    • Initial and ongoing assessment of patient's medical, physical, and psychosocial status.
    • Perform history and physical.
    • Develop assessment and treatment plan.
    • Participate in clinical patient care.
    • Record progress notes.
    • Order tests, examinations, medications, and therapies.
    • Write and dictate progress notes and procedure notes.
    • Provide patient education and counseling covering health status, test results, and disease processes.
    • Perform procedures.

Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.

Position Details

    • Perform neurobehavioral examinations.
    • Participate in scholarly activities in behavioral neurology and neuropsychiatry.
    • Provide teaching and near-peer mentorship to students and residents.
    • Participate in development, organization, and conduction of conferences, lectures, and events for behavioral neurology and neuropsychiatry.
    • Engage in multidisciplinary team based care for behavioral neurology and neuropsychiatry patients.
    • First year is clinically focused, with an option to extend for a research focused second year.


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

Certification(s) and License(s)

Licensed Medical Physician and Surgeon - 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.

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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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