Neonatologist Opportunities – Director of Neonatology, Geisinger Medical Center
Geisinger Health System (GHS) is seeking an experienced Board-Certified Neonatologist to serve as Director of Neonatology at the Janet Weis Children’s Hospital. The NICU is located at the Geisinger Medical Center (GMC) in Danville, PA. The Director will lead our established group of 8 Neonatologists, 3 Neonatal Nurse Practitioners and 2 Neonatal Physician Assistants. Qualified applicants are expected to have demonstrated superior clinical, teaching and leadership skills and have experience in administration, research and quality improvement. An academic appointment is available through the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine.
The NICU at Geisinger Medical Center’s Janet Weis Children’s Hospital is a 41-bed, Level IV Regional Center serving central and northeastern Pennsylvania. The NICU receives 700 annual admissions, of which more than 250 neonates are transported via a NICU-based air/ ground transport team. The NICU serves as a training site for pediatric and internal medicine-pediatric residents, medical students, as well as physician assistant and neonatal nurse practitioner students from various universities. We are a member of the Vermont-Oxford Network VLBW database, and our outcome data has consistently demonstrated superior outcomes for our neonatal patients. All department members participate in performance improvement projects that benefit NICU patients.
The Department of Neonatology provides 24/7 in house coverage in the GMC NICU, which is located immediately adjacent to labor and delivery. Our neonatologists work in a highly collaborative model that includes NNPs, PAs and Pediatric house staff, all of whom are supported by an active maternal-fetal medicine service, pre-natal pediatric center, and a complete array of pediatric medical and surgical specialists.
Department members are also active in outreach education and simulation programs to more than 20 hospitals throughout our referral area.
Janet Weis Children’s Hospital (JWCH), located on Geisinger Medical Center’s campus in Danville, is the region’s only dedicated 5-floor, 89 bed children's hospital with a full-service hospitalist program. JWCH’s team of medical and surgical specialists provide care in over 30 pediatric specialties. JWCH provides medical malpractice insurance with tail coverage.
Geisinger Health System serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and in southern New Jersey. Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. A mature electronic health record connects a comprehensive network of 12 hospital campuses, 43 community practice sites and nearly 1,600 Geisinger primary and specialty care physicians.
Discover for yourself why Geisinger has been nationally recognized as a visionary model of integrated healthcare. For more information, please visit geisinger.org/careers or contact: James A. Cook, MD, FAAP, Director of Neonatal Services c/o Kathy Kardisco, Department of Professional Staffing, at 570-214-4460 or email@example.com.
Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of the Geisinger Family. Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and qu...ality care. A mature electronic health record connects a comprehensive network of 13 hospital campuses, two research centers and nearly 1,600 Geisinger primary and specialty care physicians.Geisinger is an integrated health services organization widely recognized for its innovative use of the electronic health record and the development of innovative care delivery models such as ProvenHealth Navigator®, ProvenCare® and ProvenExperience®. As one of the nation’s largest health service organizations, Geisinger serves more than 3 million residents throughout 45 counties in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania, and also in southern New Jersey at AtlantiCare, a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and Geisinger Jersey Shore Hospital became the newest members of the Geisinger Family. The physician-led system is comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan, all of which leverage an estimated $12.7 billion positive impact on the Pennsylvania and New Jersey economies. Geisinger has repeatedly garnered national accolades for integration, quality and service. In addition to fulfilling its patient care mission, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to medical education, research and community service. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org, or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.