Consultation-Focused Geriatrician

Employer
Penn Medicine Lancaster General Hospital
Location
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Closing date
Feb 22, 2023

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Consultation-Focused Geriatrician

 

Penn Medicine Lancaster General Hospital

 

 

 

JOB SUMMARY

 

Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health is seeking a Consultation-Focused Geriatrician to join Lancaster General Hospital, which US News and World Report ranked as a “High Performing Specialty” in Geriatric Medicine in this year’s edition. The Geriatrician group is one of the largest and most well-established geriatric programs in the region. This opportunity involves providing Geriatric Consults in the outpatient and inpatient settings.  Outpatient consults focus on memory loss, frailty, polypharmacy, and goals of care in vulnerable older adults.  A social worker and geriatric pharmacist are available to assist in outpatient consultations.  The inpatient consults involve providing medical consultations for geriatric patients at our Level 1 Trauma Center, and consults related to dementia, delirium, and decision-making capacity. The Geriatrician will partner with 2 Geriatric Nurse Practitioners on the inpatient consultation service.  This employed practice with a mission of educating patients and meeting the needs of vulnerable older adults within the Lancaster area, is comprised of 3 office locations, 16 Geriatricians and 18 Geriatric Nurse Practitioners. Long-term care and comprehensive medical direction is provided at 7 facilities throughout the community. Additional responsibilities associated with this role include teaching and precepting residents and geriatric fellows.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

 

M.D., or DO Board Certified/Board Eligible Geriatrician

 

Unrestricted license to practice medicine in the commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

 

A health care provider in good standing with Medicare, Medicaid, and other federal and state health

 

insurance programs, i.e. not excluded from participation in Medicare, Medicaid or any other federal or state health insurance program.

 

High level of interpersonal skills to allow effective communications with a wide variety of hospital personnel and physicians and the general public.

 

 

 

PENN MEDICINE LGH OFFERS A COMPREHENSIVE BENEFITS PACKAGE INCLUDING:

 

100% Tuition Assistance at the Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences

 

Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays

 

Shift, Weekend and On-Call Differentials

 

Health, Dental and Vision Coverage

 

Short-Term and Long-Term Disability

 

Retirement Savings Account with Company Matching

 

Child Care Subsidies

 

Onsite Gym and Fitness Classes

 

For more information or to apply, email: LGH.PhysicianApply@pennmedicine.upenn.edu

 

 

 

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce that treats all people with respect and dignity ensuring health equity. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.

 

 

 

 

 

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