Geisinger is seeking candidates for unique, non-traditional fellowship opportunities. These Leadership and Clinical Hospital Medicine Fellowship are a one year program that offers physician the training and experience in the skills needed to succeed as a department, medical staff or institutional leader for inpatient medicine. Throughout the year the fellow will split time working as a clinical hospitalist (13 weeks) at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, taking online courses through the American Association for Physician Leaders (physicianleaders.org), attending higher level administrative meetings, and completing several quality improvement projects.This program is designed to give future physician leaders exposure to the non-clinical side of inpatient management.
The fellow will gain experience as a hospitalist in our fully-integrated nationally recognized healthcare system.
The program includes courses offered by the American Association for Physician Leaders and these credits can be used towards achieving your MBA, MMM, or MS-HQSM.This structured practical curriculum gives a strong foundation in the fundamentals of healthcare leadership.
The fellow will work directly with administrative and clinical physician mentors to develop the broad skill set necessary to successfully lead within a hospital system.
Job Requirements: The ideal candidate will have completed an ACGME or AOA accredited residency in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine and have an expressed interest in leadership. Physicians who have completed a chief resident year are encouraged to apply, as are those who are experienced medicine attendings seeking to understand and enhance their leadership skills for career development.
Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center (GWV),located in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., is an acute care hospital that is licensed for 274 beds, and houses the only Level II Trauma center in Luzerne County. The campus includes the Frank M. and Dorothea Henry Cancer Center, The Richard and Marion Pearsall Heart Hospital, the Janet Weis Children’s Hospital Pediatric Unit, a transplant program and the Brain & Spine Tumor Institute. Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre is GWV’s ambulatory campus.
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.
Discover for yourself why Geisinger has been nationally recognized as a visionary model of integrated healthcare. For more information, please visit geisinger.org/careers or contact: Courtney Ososkie, Talent Management, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
** 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.
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