Job Description SummaryGeisinger is seeking a board certified/board eligible Emergency Medicine physician for the department of Emergency Medicine at Geisinger Lewistown Hospital located in Lewistown, Pa.
Geisinger Lewistown Hospital (GLH) is a fully licensed 133 bed facility with a full range of specialties and services, meeting the needs of the 80,000 residents of Mifflin and Juniata counties and members of the contiguous counties of Centre, Perry, Snyder and Huntingdon. The GLH emergency department sees and treats an average of 34k patients per year in its recently renovated 21 bed unit.
At Geisinger, you have an opportunity to make a meaningful impact on your patients' lives! Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities.
With Geisinger, you can take advantage of:
Competitive compensation package
Exceptional work life balance with defined clinical hours - 1,544 hours/year
Support from a full range of dedicated specialists and subspecialists, scribes, pharmacists and advanced practice providers
Ongoing enhancements to our fully-integrated Electronic Health Record (EHR) – Epic
Forgivable recruitment loan equal to $150k, paid within first month of employment
Monthly stipend available to current fellows upon signature of an offer letter
Jaewon Ryu, MD, FACEP, a Diplomate of the American Board of Emergency Medicine and Geisinger's interim president and chief executive officer, said it best:
“Practicing emergency medicine at Geisinger offers physicians the opportunity to advance their careers while also making a huge impact, not only in the lives of our patients, but on the nation as a whole. Geisinger has been recognized as a leader in the industry for its innovative care delivery models that positively influence the way emergency medicine physicians practice everywhere.”
GEISINGER is an integrated health services organization widely recognized for its innovative use of the electronic health record and the development of innovative care delivery models such as ProvenHealth Navigator®, ProvenCare® and ProvenExperience®. As one of the nation's largest health service organizations, Geisinger serves more than 3 million residents throughout 45 counties in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania, and also in southern New Jersey at AtlantiCare, a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and Geisinger Jersey Shore Hospital became the newest members of the Geisinger Family. The physician-led system is comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan, all of which leverage an estimated $12.7 billion positive impact on the Pennsylvania and New Jersey economies. Geisinger has repeatedly garnered national accolades for integration, quality and service. In addition to fulfilling its patient care mission, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to medical education, research and community service. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org, or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.
Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine- (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)
Licensed Medical Doctor - State of Pennsylvania
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.
At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh Food
Farmacy, a program that delivers life-saving healthy alternatives to patients with diabetes. With additional tools like our MyCode Community Health Initiative, one of the first health system genome sequencing
programs, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.
Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 13 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers.
What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.