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Geisinger Clinical Decision Unit Practice

Specialty: Med-Ped

Posted: Dec 10, 2018
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Location: Danville, Pennsylvania
Degree: MD
Board Status: N/A
Fellowship Required: No
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Workload: Full Time
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Date Posted: 12/10/2018
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Geisinger Clinical Decision Unit Practice
Specialty: Med-Ped

Physician - Med-Peds Job in Danville, PA

  • Geisinger is seeking a BC/BE physician in Family Medicine or Internal Medicine-Pediatrics to staff our new Clinical Decision Unit (CDU) in Muncy, PA.
  • At Geisinger, you have an opportunity to make a meaningful impact on your patients' lives!
  • Thus, the CDU and EM providers function as a team to manage the CDU patients.
  • Competitive compensation package.
  • The work-life aspect: CDU practice is a unique opportunity to experience a satisfying and medically challenging practice for physicians looking for more intensity than office-based medicine, but without the work/life stresses of hospital medicine.
  • Exceptional work life balance (7 days on/7 days off schedule - all days).
  • The goal is to disposition all patients who were admitted the previous day.
  • Geisinger has been recognized as a leader in the industry for its innovative care delivery models that positively influence the way physicians practice everywhere.
  • Ongoing enhancements to our fully-integrated Electronic Health Record (EHR) - Epic.
  • To accomplish this effectively, the unit is located contiguous to the ED.
  • Jaewon Ryu, MD, Facep, a Diplomate of the American Board of Emergency Medicine and Geisinger's executive vice president and chief medical officer, said it best: "Practicing emergency and CDU medicine at Geisinger offers physicians the opportunity to advance their careers while also making a huge impact, not only in the lives of our patients, but on the nation as a whole.
  • Miranda Grace, Talent Management Consultant, Geisinger.
  • The facility is expected to open in January 2020.
  • Support from a full range of dedicated specialists and subspecialists, scribes, pharmacists and advanced practice providers.
  • The CDU is part of the Department of Emergency Medicine.
  • Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities.
  • The unit: The Geisinger CDU is an outpatient observation unit specifically designed to provide a value-based practice model for ED patients who need additional observational services.
  • Additionally, the position has no exposure to night shifts.
  • CDU patients are medically stable and are expected to be discharged within 24-36 hours.
  • When the day's clinical work is completed the "CDUist" signs out to the Emergency Physician on duty who actively covers the unit until next morning.
  • The practice: The CDU physician is responsible for the care and disposition of patients in the unit.