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Neurohospitalist Physician

Job Title Neurohospitalist Physician Location Wilkes-Barre, PA Job Category Physician Hospital Based, Physician Schedule Rotation Work Type Full time Department Neurohospitalist Division Date posted 07/31/2023 Job ID R-50226

Job Summary

Geisinger is seeking an additional full time neurohospitalist to join its coverage team based at Wyoming Valley Medical Center in Wilkes-Barre PA. A stroke fellowship is preferred, but not required.

Job Duties

Full time neuro-hospitalist clinician teacher

Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center (GWV) is northeast Pennsylvania’s premier tertiary care center with three hundred beds and home to the region’s only comprehensive stroke center, a level II trauma center, the Richard and Marion Pearsall Heart Hospital, the Frank M. and Dorothea Henry Cancer Center, and the Tambur Family Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. There are plans for a new acute care tower with expanded critical care beds.

The neurohospitalist team manages a neurology consult service at GWV supported by advanced practitioners and residents.  There is system wide telestroke and nighttime teleneurology coverage from the Geisinger system. This a shift work position with no nighttime call.

Medical students from Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine rotate through the service, and there is new neurology residency opening at GWV next year, so there are many opportunities for teaching.  Faculty appointments and more formal roles in education are available for qualified candidates. There is a robust video-EEG monitoring program, with remote reading from the Geisinger system. There is local support from neurology’s on-site multispecialty outpatient group.

There is a competitive salary and opportunities for in-person and telemedicine moonlighting opportunities across the campus.

Northeastern Pennsylvania (NEPA) is a wonderful place to live, with safe neighborhoods, an affordable cost of living and access to recreational activities. NEPA is close to New York City and Philadelphia, giving you access to major cities in just a few hours. Overall, our communities are a good bet for living a stress-free, healthy lifestyle. And more importantly, NEPA is a place where you can make a difference.

Compensation and benefits package include:

• Competitive compensation with base salary

  • Medical school loan repayments and sign on bonus

• 401(k) employer contributed retirement

• 403(b) and 457(b) pre-tax retirement vehicles available

• Medical malpractice and tail coverage

• CME reimbursement up to $3,500 per fiscal year

• Life insurance, AD&D, and disability coverage


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

Certification(s) and License(s)

Licensed Medical Doctor - State of Pennsylvania


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 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.

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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.

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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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