Palliative Medicine Physician - Northeast Pennsylvania
Location: Scranton, Pennsylvania
Type: Full Time
Hospital, Public and Private
Additional recruitment incentives and relocation available
Internal Number: R-29184
Geisinger is seeking a BC/BE Palliative Medicine Physician to join a well-established cancer program at Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton, PA.
Geisinger offers a unique opportunity for early career and experienced palliative medicine physicians to develop their career and be a part of a well-established and growing physician-led organization. Our providers are part of collaborative team working with surgical oncology, hematology oncology, radiation oncology, pathology, diagnostic radiology, and behavioral medicine to deliver quality cancer care to our patients.
As a physician-led organization, the Geisinger community strives to innovate and lead in cancer care, medical education, research, and administration.
Geisinger has an exciting intellectual environment including the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, more than 50 graduate medical education programs and palliative medicine as well as hematology/oncology fellowship programs. The health system has been awarded NCI-NCORP designation and is committed to cancer clinical trial participation. The medical school is a leader in innovative education, with a curriculum emphasizing active learning, longitudinal clinical experiences, and community engagement.
Our providers work with fellows and residents to train the next generation of palliative medicine physicians while also having the opportunity to get involved in Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, a leading education program with a curriculum emphasizing active learning, longitudinal clinical experience, and community engagement.
Our patients contribute to the MyCode Community Health Initiative with >275,000 patient genomes sequenced for research and real-time clinical applications. Providers interested in clinical or informatics research collaborate within Geisinger and across organizations to benefit our patients and the scientific community.
Location: Living in northeast PA offers convenient community living, a balanced professional career, and proximity to New York City, Harrisburg and Philadelphia.
We are proud of the support and opportunities we provide:
Highly competitive, straight salary model linked to quality and value versus productivity measures
Recruitment loan/sign-on bonus
CME reimbursement and up to 15 days off/calendar year
Comprehensive benefits package, including malpractice, tail coverage & retirement
Generous paid time off
Opportunity for career growth and for faculty position in Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine
Ability to enroll patient on clinical trials
Become part of a physician-led organization that supports work/life balance
Chance to care for patients in the comfort of their communities
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 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 1,600 employed physicians, Geisinger boosts its hometown economies in Pennsylvania by billions of dollars annually.
For communities across the country, health doesn’t have to be a destination: It can be a daily opportunity. At Geisinger, we empower our communities to do well and be well by removing barriers to advanced healthcare in all the moments where health makes its home.
For more than 100 years, we’ve served our region while working to create a national model for improving health. Today, we’re focused on bringing them services that improve every facet of life to drive total health, inside and out.