The successful candidate will join our pediatric pulmonology group that includes 4 experienced pediatric pulmonologists and a dedicated pediatric nurse practitioner. This position will be a blend of office-based outpatient care and hospital inpatient consultations, primarily located in Danville, Pa. Services we provide include lung function/challenge testing, exercise testing, bronchoscopy, sleep studies and a multi-disciplinary pediatric sleep medicine program, a chronic ventilator program, fully accredited CF center, and many certified asthma educators. We are also fortunate to have support from the integrated insurance program, Geisinger Health Plan, in delivering in-home care and environmental assessments for patients with asthma. There may be some outreach however we are supported by a telemedicine program and “Ask-A-Doc” programs have the potential to extend consultative care to remote areas.
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.
Teaching and mentorship responsibilities include medical students from several affiliated institutions, and residents in our fully accredited categorical Pediatric and Internal Medicine/Pediatric residency programs. An academic teaching appointment is available through Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. Many resources and opportunities exist to conduct clinical and translational research and in particular within the Genomic Medicine Institute.
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.