Geisinger, a national leader in healthcare innovation and technology, is seeking a BC/BE primary care physician for an exciting opportunity with the Geisinger at Home team, based in Danville, PA. Geisinger at Home is a portfolio of services designed to provide integrated clinical care that manages patients with multi-morbid medical conditions primarily within their homes by delivering Home Based Medical Care (HBMC). The program is designed to deliver a spectrum of clinical services that help high-cost, complex patients with care at home to avoid tertiary settings when possible.
Home Based Medical Care team includes:
Direct Care Case Manager
Direct Care Team Community Health Assistants
The Palliative Care Physician will function as a member of the multidisciplinary treatment team for Geisinger at Home, specifically within Community Based Palliative Care. Will deliver care to patients directly in their home who are part of the Geisinger at Home program in the Central Region of Pennsylvania. The patients include those with six or more chronic who are high utilizers of care. These patients will require symptom management and advanced care planning discussions. Will provide oversight and review the work of the Palliative Care CRNPs and RNs. Will report directly to the Chief Medical Officer of Geisinger at Home as well as indirectly to Medical Director of Palliative Care. This is a part-time position.
Medical degree in Palliative Care. Physician must be board certified in Palliative Care and experience in a professional palliative care setting is preferred.
Primary job focus includes:
1. Assessment, diagnosis and treatment Geisinger at Home patients who require palliative care. Provides direct patient care in patients’ homes as needed and/or directly supervises care provided by the Palliative Care CRNP’s and RN’s. This will include participation in treatment planning and referral to additional services as indicated.
2. Weekly interdisciplinary meetings. This will include the Palliative Care CRNP’s, RN’s and the extended care team for Geisinger at Home. Will review patients treatment plans and goals of care.
3. Functions as key component of Geisinger at Home Multidisciplinary Team. Attends/participates in Team meetings, encourages communication between team members and encourages participation of the patient and family in their care. Collaborates with internal and external team members.
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.
ABOUT GEISINGER: Geisinger is a physician-led health system 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 Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. 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.
We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positionsfrom day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org, or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.
** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. 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.
*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.
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 quality 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 Je...rsey 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.