Our collaborative group consists of nine Pediatric Neurologists and three Physician Assistants. This position is primarily outpatient with some inpatient and 1-2 days a month of outreach. This is a Monday through Friday position, with 6-8 weeks of call per year. Collaborative duties with an Advanced Practitioner who will help with most of the return visits and assist with patient care calls make this position stand out.
The Department of Pediatrics provides the full range of inpatient medical and surgical subspecialty services, including pediatric hospitalists, critical care, nephrology, gastroenterology, cardiology, genetics, infectious disease and the full spectrum of pediatric surgical subspecialties. We have active outpatient services including outreach clinics in general and subspecialty pediatrics. Geisinger JWCH also offers a unique research setting with opportunity for clinical innovation and research. Research time is supported by interested candidates. Research at Geisinger is highly collaborative, with broad research opportunities for exploring the genetic architecture of diseases such as cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and neurodevelopmental/psychiatric disorders, as well as pharmacogenomic traits and rare genetic disorders, among others.
We take pride in the support we provide:
Geisinger Janet Weis Children's Hospital is a 91-bed children's hospital with a 41-bed level IV NICU, a 14-bed PICU and separate wards for infants, toddlers and adolescents. Geisinger is a physician-led system is comprised of approximately 32,000 employees, including nearly 1,800 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, a 600,000-member health plan and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, all of which leverage an estimated $12.7 billion positive impact on the Pennsylvania and New Jersey economies.
Geisinger fosters an atmosphere of clinical excellence while offering a balanced lifestyle in central and northeastern Pennsylvania. With 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.