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Urgent Care Physician

Urgent Care Physician

companyGeisinger
locationTunkhannock, PA 18657, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/9/2023
ExpiresExpires: 3/6/2024
Healthcare / Pharmacy
Full Time


Job Summary

Geisinger is seeking a full-time physician to join our newest ConvenientCare+ urgent care clinic at Geisinger Tunkhannock in beautiful Tunkhannock, PA.

Job Duties

The Geisinger Tunkhannock ConvenientCare+ clinic will provide patients with an alternative to the Emergency Department when prompt intervention is needed to treat worsening illness or exacerbation of a chronic condition.
  • Hours: Monday - Friday: 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. Saturday - Sunday: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Clinical requirement: 1,752 hours/year (averages to 146 hours/month)
  • Shifts: 12 hour (M-F) & 9 hour (S-S)
  • Support staff : Physicians, Advanced Practice Providers, RNs (available all hours of operation), Phlebomoy, Radiology Techs
  • Exam Rooms: 6
  • Electronic Health Record: Epic
  • Specialized Equipment: Telemedicine carts, negative pressure rooms, continuous vital sign monitoring
  • Diagnostics: X-Ray, Ultrasound, CT, MRI
  • Services : Diagnostics, including laboratory and imaging studies (onsite), as well as treatments including (but not limited to):
    • Nebulizer therapy
    • Diuresis (intravenous)
    • Hydration (intravenous)
    • Corrections of electrolyte abnormalities such as hyponatremia or hyperkalemia
    • Intravenous antibiotic treatment for conditions like cellulitis, simple pneumonia or infection
    • Antihistamine treatment for patients with allergic reaction without airway concern
    • Rate control for patients with known atrial fibrillation (AFib)
    • Hypoglycemia or hyperglycemia treatments
    • Antihypertensives
    • Headache/migraine treatment for known migraine patients
Position Details

The successful candidate will be family medicine or emergency medicine residency trained with a passion for urgent care medicine.

Education

Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine- (Required)

Certification(s) and License(s)

Licensed Medical Doctor - State of Pennsylvania

Skills

Professional Etiquette; Systems-Based Practice; Patient Care And Procedural Skills

About Geisinger

Founded more than 100 years ago by Abigail Geisinger, the system now includes ten hospital campuses, a 550,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. With nearly 24,000 employees and more than 1,700 employed physicians, Geisinger boosts its hometown economies in Pennsylvania by billions of dollars annually. Learn more at geisinger.org or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Geisinger values who you are, where you are from, and where you are going. We seek out people of various backgrounds and cultures with unique abilities, non-traditional career paths and ambitious aspirations. 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. Read more about Our Commitment to Inclusive Recruiting.

Our Vision & Values

Everything we do is about making better health easier 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.

Our Benefits

We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and prescription coverage.

Required degree level

  • Certification