Lancaster General Hospital - Lancaster, PA

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Academics, clinical practice, long term care, medical direction and hospital consults all available in a burgeoning geriatric practice in scenic Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

Geriatric Specialists of Lancaster General Health has grown rapidly over the past 10 years, with a mission of meeting the needs of the frail older individuals of the community, raising the local standard of care in long-term care, and providing geriatric education. The practice has 3 office locations, 11 geriatricians, 2 geriatric nurse practitioners, 2 geriatric fellows. Long-term care is provided at 11 local facilities, and medical direction at 8 of them. The practice coordinates a geriatric fellowship, with 2 fellows, and works with family practice residents.

Lancaster General Health is the largest and most influential medical system in Lancaster County, with state of the art medical equipment, a full spectrum of medical specialties, 600+ bed hospital, and non-profit community based commitment to the Lancaster region.

Lancaster General Health is currently seeking a Geriatrician to join our Senior Services as attending geriatrician and physician faculty member in the Geriatric Fellowship. We encourage each of our physicians to develop their own areas of interest. Opportunities may include:

Attend, precept, and maintain a continuity practice in the Geriatric Specialist Office Attend and maintain a continuity practice at a local nursing home facility and serve as a Medical Director as needed by the Geriatric Specialists Practice. Serve as attending physician on the Geriatric Specialists Inpatient Service (consult service) in rotation with Geriatric Specialists Faculty and Fellows with no more than one weekend per month Take office/LTC night call from home (< every 10 days) and weekend call (EVERY SPAN Fellows. Attend Directors' and Committee meetings as designated by the practice lead physician Contribute to the development of the geriatric fellowship curriculum and help to assure implementation of the education and training objectives of the Geriatric curriculum; attend monthly Geriatric education/case review; audit fellow and resident performance via patient and record review; serve as faculty advisor; conduct formal evaluations; counsel fellows. Acquire the necessary CME credits and takes the certification examination to maintain re-certification status by the ABFP/ABIM, and maintain Certificate of Added Qualifications every 10 years. Board certification in FP or IM; board certification (or eligible) in geriatrics; fellowship training preferred and at least 2 years patient care experience in geriatrics

We are passionate about specialized care of our older patients. We understand the importance of a team approach in the office, nursing home and hospital. We enjoy broad philosophical and financial support in our hospital system, and have been asked to expand our geriatric influence. We are looking for dedicated, compassionate, enthusiastic, and creative physicians to join our mission of delivery of excellent geriatric care.

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Lancaster General Health (LG Health) is a 623-bed integrated health care delivery system serving residents of Lancaster County,...