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Geisinger St. Luke’s is seeking BC/BE Family Medicine and Internal Medicine physicians to help build and shape our Primary Care services in the Schuylkill County region! We are interested in providers who are excited by growth and new opportunities. Join our team and help us build a new practice located in an ideal place to live and work.
Established in 2019, Geisinger and St. Luke’s formed partnership to co-build and co-own the first hospital in Schuylkill County in over 90 years! Geisinger St. Luke’s is the first joint venture of its kind in Pennsylvania history. Physicians from both organizations help to support and provide coverage at the Geisinger St. Luke’s hospital.
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Geisinger St. Luke’s Hospital (GSL) opened in 2019, bringing high-quality, accessible health care to Schuylkill County. A partnership of Danville, Pa.-based Geisinger and Bethlehem, Pa.-based St. Luke’s University Health Network. GSL marked the first time in recent Pennsylvania history that two health care organizations joined together to co-own and co-build a hospital. This three-story, 40-bed acute care hospital with all private rooms, comprises an emergency department with trauma bays, operating rooms, an intensive care unit, a procedure room as well as ancillary services such as 3 D mammography, MRI, Cat Scan, Ultrasound, Echocardiology, Vascular imaging, Nuclear Medicine and X-ray. Specialty services offered include cardiology, gastroenterology, gynecology, gynecologic oncology, general surgery, nephrology, orthopedic surgery, primary care, radiology, spine and pain services, and urology services. Since opening, GSL has earned a Leapfrog Safety Rating of A, the Leapfrog Top 50 Safest Hospital award and the Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence award, and has been accredited as a Primary Stroke Center, Trauma Center and Chest Pain Center.
Founded in 1872, St. Luke’s University Health Network (SLUHN) is a fully integrated, regional, non-profit network of more than 18,000 employees providing services at 14 campuses and 300+ outpatient sites. With annual net revenue of $3 billion, the Network’s service area includes 11 counties in two states: Lehigh, Northampton, Berks, Bucks, Carbon, Montgomery, Monroe, Schuylkill and Luzerne counties in Pennsylvania and Warren and Hunterdon counties in New Jersey. St. Luke’s hospitals operate the biggest network of trauma centers in Pennsylvania.
Dedicated to advancing medical education, St. Luke’s is the preeminent teaching hospital in central-eastern Pennsylvania. In partnership with Temple University, the Network established the Lehigh Valley’s first and only four-year medical school campus. It also operates the nation’s longest continuously operating School of Nursing, established in 1884, and 40 fully accredited graduate medical educational programs with 419 residents and fellows. In 2022, St. Luke’s, a member of the Children’s Hospital Association, opened the Lehigh Valley’s first and only free-standing facility dedicated entirely to kids.
SLUHN is the only Lehigh Valley-based health care system to earn Medicare’s five-star ratings (the highest) for quality, efficiency and patient satisfaction. It is both a Leapfrog Group and Healthgrades Top Hospital and a Newsweek World’s Best Hospital. The Network’s flagship University Hospital has earned the 100 Top Major Teaching Hospital designation from Fortune/Merative 10 times total and eight years in a row, including in 2022 when it was identified as THE #2 TEACHING HOSPITAL IN THE COUNTRY. In 2021, St. Luke’s was identified as one of the 15 Top Health Systems nationally. Utilizing the Epic electronic medical record (EMR) system for both inpatient and outpatient services, the Network is a multi-year recipient of the Most Wired award recognizing the breadth of the SLUHN’s information technology applications such as telehealth, online scheduling and online pricing information. The Network is also recognized as one of the state’s lowest cost providers.
IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR CANDIDATES: COVID-19 VACCINE REQUIREMENT As a leading healthcare provider, St. Luke’s University Health Network is committed to protecting our employees, patients and community. As we continue to provide quality care to our patients, we are taking important next steps to prevent undue harm to our employees & ensure our patients have a safe environment for medical care and treatment. Effective immediately, St. Luke’s is requiring all new hires, along with our current employees, to be fully vaccinated against COVID as a condition of employment. Medical or religious exemptions will be reviewed as per our policy and guidelines.
Schuylkill County is a popular destination which offers dining, shopping, and outdoor focused activities for those looking to get out and enjoy and explore! This community features – Three State Parks, Seven Campgrounds, the Appalachian Trail, the Little Schuylkill River, Sweet Arrow Lake County Park and Hawk Mountain Sanctuary. The hospital is within a 30-minute drive of most areas in Schuylkill County in Northeastern Pennsylvania. There are plenty of opportunities to enjoy arts and entertainment in Schuylkill County including local breweries and wineries that are open for tours and tastings.
The region has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing economies in the nation and is just a short drive away from major mid-Atlantic cities including New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington D.C. Outstanding education systems are available where you’ll find award winning public and private schools, and prestigious private colleges, state universities and community colleges. Choose from a variety of charming houses as you make this welcoming and warm community your new home.
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