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Location: State College, Pennsylvania
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: R-26824
This unique opportunity involves working closely with a physician assistant who sees most return and acute visits, oversees food and drug challenges and helps to supervise allergy immunotherapy. The vision and mission of the practice is to continue to provide exceptional and excellent care for both our pediatric and adult patients with asthma, allergic diseases and immunologic disorders.
There is close collaboration with 7 other allergist/immunologists and 2 Physician Assistants throughout the Geisinger System in the central and Northeastern Pennsylvania area who will share call, interact and meet regularly through e-mail and televideo. There are multiple primary care and subspecialist physicians in the Western region who are a rich source of referrals. Local hospitals include the Mount Nittany Medical Center as well as Geisinger Lewistown Hospital. Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Hershey Medical Center and University of Pittsburgh are major tertiary referral centers.
State College in western Pennsylvania is a diverse family friendly, low crime city and the home of The Pennsylvania State University. It has many big city amenities in a rural location. The area offers BIG 10 sports, arts and culture, excellent restaurants, highly rated public school district and easy access to hiking, biking trails, lakes for fishing, boating and other outdoor activities. It is within a 2-3 hour drive to the Hershey/Harrisburg area as well as Pittsburgh; excellent cities with multiple big city amenities. This position comes with lucrative benefits and compensation package in a low cost of living area and allows an exceptional work life balance.
We take pride in the support we provide:
Geisinger is a physician-led system is comprised of approximately 24,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 9 hospital campuses, two research centers, a 550,000-member health plan and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, all of which boosts hometown economies in Pennsylvania by billions of dollars annually.
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.