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Wellspan Health, a sophisticated medical community in Central PA, is seeking a full-time Emergency Department Physician for Ephrata Community Hospital (ECH) in Lancaster County. The ECH Emergency Department team of 9 physicians and 5 physician assistants pride themselves in fulfilling their mission to provide excellent emergency care to over 35,000 patients per year.

About the Practice

  • Full time emergency department physician – must be Board Certified/Eligible in Emergency Medicine
  • Secure employment with a 800+ provider Medical Group
  • Stable group of ER physicians with many years of experience at ECH
  • Beautiful, newly renovated and efficient 25 bed ED
  • Focus on patient safety – two physicians and two PAs cover busiest hours
  • 12 hours shifts with equal rotation
  • 24/7 hospitalist group handles admissions
  • Ephrata Community Hospital is a 122 bed facility featuring a diagnostic cath lab (conversion to interventional lab by late 2015), all subspecialties and a collaborative nursing staff
  • Patient population includes a large number of cardiac and pulmonary issues, minor motor vehicle accidents and pediatrics
  • Large Plain community adds a challenging/interesting dynamic due to their stoic nature and self-pay practices
  • Excellent administrative support and leadership including an on-site Director
  • Competitive compensation and benefits including retirement and relocation. Paid medical malpractice with tail coverage


  • Lancaster County is a family friendly community with excellent schools, a low cost of living and low crime rates. There are many recreational and cultural activities available.
  • Conveniently located just 1.5 hours north of the Baltimore/DC metro area and 60 minutes west of Philadelphia.

Enjoy career satisfaction with a financially sound organization!

Contact Information

Please click Apply. Ann Reid, WellSpan Physician Recruiter, or 717-812-4377 
WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,200 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, six respected hospitals, more than 15,000 employees, and 140 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization, committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities.

The WellSpan Medical Group is a large multi-specialty group that employs more than 1,200 physicians and advanced practice clinicians in over 140 locations across south central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. Working together and connected through a sophisticated electronic health record, these experts offer care and treatment for conditions that range from simple to complex from the common cold to orthopedic injuries, neurologic problems and cardiovascular disease. The WellSpan Medical Group is proud of their culture of transparency, collaborative environment and strong commitment to physician leadership within their group.