Primary Care Physician H1B and $10k Geography Stipend Available
Location: Lewistown, Pennsylvania
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: R-26782
Geisinger Community Medicine is seeking board certified/board eligible family medicine, internal medicine, and med/peds trained physicians for an outpatient primary care opportunity in beautiful Lewistown, Pa.
At Geisinger, we believe that the time you spend outside of work is valuable, which is why we're committed to helping you maintain a healthy work-life balance that lets you be there for your friends, family, and communities. The regions we serve house a variety of arts and entertainment venues, dining options and cultural experiences. Geisinger Lewistown is at the center of it all and within a few hours of New York City, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, and Washington D.C.
We take pride in the professional and developmental support we provide our physicians:
Base salary model –Starting base salary of $250,000 (for those with 2 years or less experience; higher for those above 2 years of experience), compensates providers based on quality metrics.
Recruitment incentive - $100k, paid in a lump sum upon start
Medical school loan repayment - $150k, paid in 4 installments
Residency/Fellowship stipend - $2,500/month, available up to 18 months prior to graduation
H1b visa sponsorship available
Annual Geography stipend –guaranteed for two years - $10k at Lewistown and Tunkhannock and $20k at Kulpmont
Continuing medical education – 15 working days and $4,500 annually
Teaching opportunities – Available at one of Geisinger's four primary care residency programs including Family medicine, internal medicine, and internal medicine/pediatrics. Additional teaching opportunities are available via advanced practice preceptorship, medical student teaching, and faculty appointment with the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine.
Benefits – Comprehensive benefits including liability, retirement, relocation, and more!
We are proud to give our primary care physicians the innovative tools and support they need to do what they do best – provide exceptional care. To learn more about our:
Geisinger Community Medicine consists of 43 community practice sites throughout central and northeast Pennsylvania. These multispecialty locations provide primary and specialty care. In conjunction with Geisinger Health Plan, the Medical Groups staff offers their own unique version of a medical home.
Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine- (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)
Licensed Medical Doctor - State of Pennsylvania
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. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from 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. We know that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.
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.
At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh FoodFarmacy, a program that delivers life-saving healthy alternatives to patients with diabetes. With additional tools like our MyCode Community Health Initiative, one of the first health system genome sequencingprograms, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 1...3 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers. What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.