TRANSPLANT NEPHROLOGIST(Job Id 27104)
Location Danville:PAEmployment Type EMPLOYEECategory PHY/EXECClose Date Post Date 01/09/2016 Description
Geisinger Health System is seeking a full-time board-certified Transplant Nephrologist, at least two years out of transplant fellowship, to oversee the growth and development of our transplant program in Danville, PA.
This individual will serve as the leader of the Nephrology kidney transplant and living donor programs.
We seek an energetic individual committed to the delivery of clinical care and dedicated to teaching and medical education. The practice provides comprehensive inpatient and outpatient subspecialty services including pre-transplant kidney and living donor evaluations and postoperative/long term management of kidney transplant recipients and living donors.
The successful candidate will work collaboratively with our transplant surgeons and multidisciplinary team in the selection and care of renal transplant recipients and living donors. The candidate must possess specialized training in the management of pre and post-transplant patients, those with end-stage renal disease, and in the use of immunosuppressive therapy.
The transplant team consists of two transplant nephrologists, three transplant surgeons and experienced transplant coordinators. The transplant program offers outreach clinics in the northeast and western parts of the state for evaluation and postoperative follow up. Transplant surgery occurs on the main campus in Danville, PA. The Nephrology department consists of eight physicians and one nurse practitioner, backed by excellent support staff.
Teaching responsibilities include oversight of four nephrology fellows, residents from our internal medicine program, and medical students from affiliated institutions. An academic teaching appointment is available through our affiliation with Temple University School of Medicine. Opportunities for clinical and translational investigation are available through on campus research centers.
Geisinger fosters an atmosphere of clinical excellence while offering the best of life in small-town America- good schools, safe neighborhoods with affordable housing and a wealth of cultural and recreational activities. The surrounding natural beauty provides opportunities for fishing, skiing, canoeing, hiking and mountain biking. Urban life is easily accessible, with New York, Baltimore, Philadelphia or Washington D.C. just an afternoon's drive away. Discover for yourself why Geisinger has been nationally recognized as a visionary model of integrated healthcare.
Geisinger Health System serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of AtlantiCare, a National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient. Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. A mature electronic health record connects a comprehensive network of 12 hospital campuses, 43 community practice sites and nearly 1,600 Geisinger primary and specialty care physicians.
Geisinger Medical Center (GMC),located Danville, Pa., the largest tertiary/quaternary care teaching hospital in the region, is licensed for 475 beds, including 89 pediatric beds in the Janet Weis Children's Hospital. GMC, a MagnetHospital, maintains the region's only Level 1 Regional Resource Trauma Center with additional qualifications in pediatrics. GMC offers an array of highly specialized medical and surgical services, including neurosciences, cardiovascular services, transplantation, women's health (in the Women's Pavilion), oncology and orthopaedics. The Hospital for Advanced Medicine serves as an integrated center for the most critical patients. Outpatient services are available on and off campus.
Geisinger Health System 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® and ProvenCare®. As one of the nation's largest health service organizations, Geisinger serves more than 3 million residents throughout 45counties in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania, and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of AtlantiCare, a National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient. The physician-led system is comprised of approximately 30,000 employees,including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 12 hospital campuses, two research centers and a 510,000-member health plan, all of which leverage an estimated $8.9 billion positive impact on the Pennsylvania economy. Geisinger hasrepeatedly 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 follow the latest Geisinger news and more on Twitter and Facebook.
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RECRUITER:KATHRYN A. KARDISCO
**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.