JOB TITLE: LIFE Geisinger (Primary Care) Physician
LOCATION: Lewistown, PA
DEPARTMENT: LIFE Geisinger
Geisinger, a national leader in healthcare innovation and technology, is seeking a primary care physician for our Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) program, LIFE Geisinger, at our new location in Lewistown, Pennsylvania.
LIFE Geisinger is a unique and innovative program for older adults designed to give them the support they need to live independently. Our team takes pride in getting to know participants and creating a care plan that fits their specific needs, even when those needs change over time. And as a full-service health system, we provide specialized geriatric health and medical care, as well as a full range of daily activities to enhance our patients’ quality of life.
Our physician leader provides direct patient care to program participants as part of an interdisciplinary team. The physician, who acts as team leader, sees and treats patients/participants in our day center as well as other settings, including nursing homes, hospitals and patient’s homes. In addition, the physician participates in on-call phone coverage for the LIFE Geisinger program after hours.
This position requires current knowledge of chronic care treatment and health maintenance, as well as strong relationship building skills with fellow physicians and health care providers. Candidate should demonstrate good judgment, problem solving and cognitive skills and the ability to coordinate and facilitate teamwork and interdisciplinary groups.
With Geisinger, you can take advantage of:
Competitive compensation package
Exceptional work life balance, favorable call schedules
Support from a full range of dedicated specialists and subspecialists
Health system backing that assists physicians with routine tasks and mandated regulations, allowing you to focus on patients
Ongoing enhancements to our fully-integrated Electronic Health Record (EHR) – Epic
Advanced, national recognized, patient-centered medical home model
Richard Martin, MD, Chief Care Continuum Medical Director at Geisinger, said it best:
“LIFE Geisinger is a wonderful program that provides socialization, therapy, medication management, nutrition, medical care and transportation to frail elderly members of our community, enabling them to remain in their homes. Otherwise known as a PACE program, it allows our frail population to remain with their family and attain more enjoyment in their later years.”
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.
ABOUT GEISINGER: Geisinger is a physician-led health system 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 Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of the Geisinger Family.
We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positionsfrom 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. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org, or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.
** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. 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.
*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit
Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of the Geisinger Family. Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. A mature electronic health record connects a comprehensive network of 13 hospital campuses, two research centers and nearly 1,600 Geisinger primary and specialty care physicians.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 Je...rsey 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.