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Urgent Care Physician - Wilkes-Barre

Job Title Urgent Care Physician - Wilkes-Barre Location Wilkes-Barre, PA Job Category Physician Hospital Based, Physician Schedule Rotation Work Type Full time Department Office of the Medicine Institute Date posted 01/31/2024 Job ID R-55676

Job Summary

Geisinger is seeking a full-time physician to join our ConvenientCare+ urgent care clinic at Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre.

Job Duties

The Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre ConvenientCare+ clinic provides patients with an alternative to the Emergency Department when prompt intervention is needed to treat worsening illness or exacerbation of a chronic condition.

ConvenientCare+ has much to offer, allowing you to live well in both your professional and personal life:

  • Attractive schedule:14 rotating shifts/month, no overnight shifts, and no mandated additional shifts
  • Shifts: 12 hour (M-F) & 10 hour (S-S)
  • Support staff: Advanced Practice Providers, RNs (available all hours of operation), Phlebomoy, Radiology Techs
  • Specialized Equipment: Telemedicine carts, negative pressure rooms, continuous vital sign monitoring
  • Diagnostics: X-Ray, Ultrasound, CT, MRI
  • Hospital Admissions: If necessary, patients can be directly admitted to the hospital from this hospital-based clinic.
  • Services: Diagnostics, including laboratory and imaging studies (onsite), as well as various treatments

With Geisinger, you can also take advantage of:

  • Competitive compensation package & benefits, a robust 401(k) retirement plan, CME, relocation, and more
  • Academic opportunities are available via advanced practice preceptorship
  • Better quality of life - Enjoy the fresh air, short commutes, a lower cost of living, and tight-knit communities in our respective regions across Pennsylvania
  • Satisfaction of working for a nationally recognized, physician-led healthcare organization committed to leading healthcare change

To learn more, please contact Tonya N. Harmon Boyer at 570-854-1571 or

Position Details

The successful candidate will be family medicine or emergency medicine residency trained with a passion for urgent care medicine.


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

Certification(s) and License(s)

Licensed Medical Doctor - 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.

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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