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Job Title Physician Urgent Care Location Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania Job Category Physician Hospital Based Schedule Rotation Work Type Full time Department GMC Hospital Medicine Division Date posted 02/17/2021 Job ID R-08805

Job Summary

Geisinger is currently seeking Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine or Internal Medicine - Pediatrics trained physicians for our new Convenient Care + program.

Job Duties

Geisinger's new Convenient Care + program is an alternative to the Emergency Department when prompt intervention is needed to treat worsening illness or exacerbation of a chronic condition. Acute care services above and beyond what is traditionally found in outpatient urgent care centers is available for the convenience of both providers and patients.

This new model of care serves to increase efficiency and access to care, all while maintaining the highest quality. Geisinger Convenient Care + is staffed by well-trained physicians and nurses, who can perform diagnostics, including laboratory and imaging studies, as well as treatments such as:

  • Nebulizer therapy

  • Diuresis (intravenous)

  • Hydration (intravenous)

  • Intravenous or oral steroids

  • Corrections of electrolyte abnormalities such as hyponatremia or hyperkalemia

  • Intravenous antibiotic treatment for conditions like cellulitis, simple pneumonia or infection

  • Antihistamine treatment for patients with allergic reaction without airway concern

  • Rate control for patients with known atrial fibrillation (AFib)

  • Hypoglycemia or hyperglycemia treatments

  • Antihypertensives

  • Headache/migraine treatment for known migraine patients​

Requirements include:

  • Board certification in Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine or Internal Medicine - Pediatrics.

  • Family Medicine and Internal Medicine-Pediatric candidates must have urgent care experience.

  • Active Pennsylvania medical license.

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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