Manhasset, New York
New York, New York
Location: Danville, Pennsylvania
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: R-18150
Janet Weis Children's Hospital (JWCH) is, located on Geisinger's Danville campus and is the region's only dedicated 5-floor, 91 bed children's hospital with a highly successful hospitalist service and a 14 bed pediatric intensive care unit staffed with 24/7 in-house attending coverage. Children requiring non-PICU admission for hematologic or oncologic disorders are admitted to the pediatric hematology-oncology service. JWCH's team of medical and surgical specialists provide care in over 30 pediatric specialties, including a 41 bed Level IV NICU and 14 bed Level I PICU.
The Department of Pediatrics provides the full range of inpatient medical and surgical subspecialty services, including pediatric hospitalists, critical care, neurology, 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. The successful applicant will participate in, and contribute to, the department's established clinical and scholarly activities.
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 and Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Many resources and opportunities exist to conduct clinical and translational research and in particular within the Genomic Medicine Institute.
The position requires board eligibility/certification in Pediatrics and Pediatric Hematology and Oncology.
About our region
Geisinger fosters an atmosphere of clinical excellence in an area offering a high quality of life – complete with good schools, safe neighborhoods, 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 a short drive away. For more information, please visit Join-Geisinger.org or contact: Frank A. Maffei, Chair of Pediatrics, Dr. Jagadeesh Ramdas, Director of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, c/o Betsy Kelchner, Senior Provider Recruiter at firstname.lastname@example.org
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.