Family Medicine Physician - 65 Forward (Senior Focused Care) Clinic

Geisinger 65 Forward Health Center
Facility: Geisinger 65 Forward Health Center 
Scranton, PA  
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Specialty: Family Medicine
Geriatric Medicine : Family 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: H1
Loan Repayment: Yes
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Family Medicine Physician - 65 Forward (Senior Focused Care) Clinic

Geisinger, a national leader in healthcare innovation and technology, is seeking BC/BE Family Medicine/Internal Medicine/Geriatric Medicine trained physicians for our new "65 Forward" program in northeast Pennsylvania.

At Geisinger, shaping the future of healthcare starts with a robust support system, from implementing ground-breaking programs to utilizing advanced technology, these are just some of the ways we go above and beyond to lead healthcare change. We are proud to give our physicians the innovative tools and support they need to do what they do best – provide exceptional care to our patients age 65+:

  • Extended/Frequent visits – 60-minute initial visit, may include all of the following consults: Social Worker, Pharmacist, Community Health Associate, Psychologist, Palliative Care and Nutritionist). 20-minute return visits, once a month.
  • Smaller patient panels to better manage your patient’s needs
  • Daily huddles with all members of the care team
  • Various wellness activities for patients, including: Exercise classes and various types of yoga, educational seminars, slip and fall prevention classes, arts and crafts, monthly birthday celebrations and seasonal topics, community events, games, healthy cooking, ID theft/senior scams, volunteering and more!

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 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
  • Geography stipends – Up to $20,000 annual geography stipends guaranteed for the first two years of employment available at specified locations
  • Continuing medical education – 15 working days and $3,500 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 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. For more information, visit, or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

** 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.

Geisinger 65 Forward Health Center

Geisinger 65 Forward Health Center

Geisinger Senior Focused Center Scranton is committed to providing the best care for every patient and as experts in primary care, meeting patients' needs is our top priority. Senior focused centers are dedicated to providing “one place” for patients 65+ for all health and well-being needs. Providers and staff will work together and coordinate the patients care based on their needs. This will include wellness coordination, center activities and specialized care all under one roof. Senior Focused Center Scranton aims to improve the quality of life of our patients through accessible, comprehensive, and quality healthcare, provided in a warm and compassionate setting. Our physicians, nurses, and staff are committed to providing seniors with the quality medical care they deserve, so they can live better!  For more information about the program - 65 Forward


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