Geisinger's new Convenient Care + program is an alternative to the Emergency Department when prompt intervention is needed to treat worsening illness or exacerbation of a chronic condition. Acute care services above and beyond what is traditionally found in outpatient urgent care centers is available for the convenience of both providers and patients.
This new model of care serves to increase efficiency and access to care, all while maintaining the highest quality. Geisinger Convenient Care + is staffed by well-trained physicians and nurses, who can perform diagnostics, including laboratory and imaging studies, as well as treatments such as:
Intravenous or oral steroids
Corrections of electrolyte abnormalities such as hyponatremia or hyperkalemia
Intravenous antibiotic treatment for conditions like cellulitis, simple pneumonia or infection
Antihistamine treatment for patients with allergic reaction without airway concern
Rate control for patients with known atrial fibrillation (AFib)
Hypoglycemia or hyperglycemia treatments
Headache/migraine treatment for known migraine patients
Board certification in Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine or Internal Medicine - Pediatrics.
Family Medicine, Internal Medicine and Internal Medicine-Pediatric candidates must have urgent care experience.
Active Pennsylvania medical license.