Primary Care Sports Medicine position with great salary and benefits to serve an Orthopedic Urgent Care Center
To match its phenomenal growth, the Musculoskeletal Institute at Geisinger Health System, a national leader in quality, innovation, research and education is seeking a motivated primary care sports medicine physician to join a newly developed orthopedic urgent care center in Wilkes-Barre, PA. The orthopedic urgent care center works in conjunction with our emergency room to provide care to whole array of musculoskeletal injuries. The center has state of the art equipment to assist the clinician providing superior medical care. Referral network to our orthopedic center is established to easily transition care to an orthopedic specialist when needed. The position includes sports medicine event coverage. Our program serves Northeastern PA and has affiliations with the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins (Pittsburgh Penguin minor league hockey), Wilkes University, Misericordia University, and Wilkes-Barre area high schools. In addition, this individual will serve as faculty for the Geisinger Northeast Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship.
Outpatient clinic responsibilities with no inpatient or primary care responsibilities. Event coverage as needed and appointment as faculty member to the primary care sports medicine fellowship.
Geisinger Health System 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® and ProvenCare®. As one of the nation’s largest health service organizations, Geisinger serves more than 3 million residents throughout 45 counties in central, southcentral and northeast Pennsylvania, and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of AtlantiCare, a National Malcolm Baldrige Award recipient. The physician-led system comprises approximately 30,000
employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 12 hospital campuses, 2 research centers and a 510,000-member health plan, all of which leverage an estimated $8.9 billion positive impact on the Pennsylvania economy.
Board certified, or board eligible, physician in Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, or Internal/Pediatric Medicine. Allopathic certificate of additional qualification or board in primary care sports medicine or eligible. Will need to obtain a PA medical license.
For more information, please contact: Michael Suk, MD, JD, MPH, FACS, Chairman, Musculoskeletal Institute and Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, c/o Matthew McKinney, Talent Management, at 570-271-7003 or email@example.com.
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.