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LOCATION: Geisinger Medical Center Hospital, Danville, PA

Geisinger Health System is seeking BC/BE Intensivists for a night coverage position at Geisinger Medical Center, a large tertiary/quaternary care teaching hospital, located in Danville, PA.

Geisinger has initiated the Critical Care Medicine Outreach Service (CCMOS) in order to prevent suboptimal outcomes on patient floors during nighttime care.

The duties of the night intensivist on the CCMOS are as follows:

·         Respond to all cardiac arrests and appropriate rapid responses on the adult floors;

·         Response to nursing, advanced practitioner, and resident requests for assistance;

·         Respond to Emergency Department sepsis alerts and other requests for critical care assistance;

·         Triage patients into and out of special (intermediate) care and adult intensive care units;

·         Function as a Patient First advocate;

·         As possible and as time allows, provide assistance when requested to the night CCM advanced practitioners, residents, and fellows.

Because the CCMOS provides night coverage of the adult general medical and surgical floors, the critical care medicine attending FTE for this service will be comprised of 20 clinical weeks per year. There will be no other duties, administrative or educational, added to these clinical weeks.

Geisinger Health System serves nearly 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care.  A mature electronic health record connects a comprehensive network of 9 hospital campuses, 43 community practice sites and more than 1,200 Geisinger primary and specialty care physicians.

**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. employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.

Contact Information

For more information, please visit or contact: Abraham Layon, MD and Paul Simonelli, MD, PhD, FCCP c/o Kathy Kardisco, Department of Professional Staffing, at 570.214.4460 or
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 nations 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 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 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.