Geisinger is seeking a BC/BE Neonatologist to join their current neonatologists, neonatal nurse practitioners and neonatal physician assistants based at the Janet Weis Children’s Hospital in Danville, PA.
About the NICU at GMC
41-bed, Level IV Regional NICU serving Central and Northeastern Pennsylvania
Approximately 700 admissions and 250 neonatal transports annually via helicopter and ground transport service with unit-based transport team.
High risk delivery service is located immediately adjacent to the NICU.
Training site for pediatric and internal medicine-pediatric residents, physician assistant residency program in neonatology, medical students and neonatal nurse practitioner students from various universities
Recent experience with high-frequency ventilation, nitric oxide administration, hypothermia therapy, congenital heart disease and peri-operative management is required.
About the Department
Neonatologists are supported by maternal fetal medicine specialists, as well as a complete array of pediatric medical and surgical specialists.
Neonatologists provide continuous in-house NICU coverage together with the neonatal nurse practitioners, neonatal physician assistants and pediatric residents.
Neonatology conducts frequent neonatal outreach education and simulation programs to referring hospitals throughout our area.
Neonatology co-directs with maternal fetal medicine the Center for Prenatal Pediatrics, which coordinates multispecialty consultation to mothers and families expecting a fetus with congenital anomalies, serving over 400 families per year.
The NICU is a member of the Vermont-Oxford Network VLBW database and all department members are expected to participate in performance improvement projects.
Geisinger Health System serves nearly 3 million people in Northeastern and Central Pennsylvania and has been nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. A mature electronic health record connects a comprehensive network of 4 hospitals, 43 community practice sites and more than 900 Geisinger primary and specialty care physicians.
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