CLINICAL NEPHROLOGIST(Job Id 22639)
Location Danville:PAEmployment Type EMPLOYEECategory PHY/EXECClose Date Post Date 06/27/2015 Description
LOCATION: Geisinger Medical Center Hospital , Danville, Pennsylvania
Geisinger Health Systems is seeking a full-time BC/BE Nephrologist to join the Department of Nephrology located in Danville, Pennsylvania. We are seeking an energetic individual committed to the delivery of clinical care and dedicated to teaching and medical education. Join a group of eight Nephrologists and one nurse practitioner to participate in the department's expanding activities which reflect broad programmatic and scholarly interests.
The Department of Nephrology provides comprehensive inpatient and outpatient subspecialty services including: inpatient evaluation of AKI, critical care consultation, CCRT, acute and chronic dialysis, outpatient management of CKD, a comprehensive metabolic nephrolithiasis clinic, multidrug resistant hypertension clinics, pretransplant kidney evaluations and postoperative/long term management of kidney transplant recipients.
Teaching and mentorship 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 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.
Henry Hood Center for Health Research (HHCHR), also located on GMC's campus in Danville, Pa. was founded in 2003 and is a comprehensive enterprise that promotes traditional health services and clinical, epidemiologic and translational research.
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 models such as ProvenHealth Navigator® and ProvenCare®. As one of the nation's largest rural health services organizations, Geisinger serves more than 3 million residents throughout 48 counties in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania. The physician-led system is comprised of approximately 23,500 employees, including a 1,200-member multi-specialty group practice, nine hospital campuses, two research centers and a 467,000-member health plan, all of which leverage an estimated $7.7 billion positive impact on the Pennsylvania economy. The health system and the health plan have 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.
** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunities Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply
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.
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