Geisinger Health System

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Great institution. However, removed from urban amenities and poor pay.

Physician (Former Employee) Danville, PA

Pros- Fully integrated multispecialty medical group with mature EMR (EPIC).
- Collaborating and communicating with colleagues is very easy.
- Ability to provide gold standard of care to patients.
- Capable and friendly colleagues.
- Generous PTO and CME allowance.
- Benefits from day 1.
- Good retirement plan.
- Ample opportunities for participating in committees, quality improvement projects, research and teaching.
- Medical management is mostly receptive to ideas related to improving things around.
- No traffic.
- Patients are mostly respectful to healthcare workers in comparison to most cities.

Cons- Low salary for some physicians (they were unable to afford to pay me the 10th percentile for my specialty)
- Minimal raises.
- Space is a premium for some departments. I did not have an office.
- Removed from urban amenities (3 hours away from a real city)
- Mediocre public schools with the exception of Lewisburg school district. No good private school alternatives.
- Long commuting for outreach clinics for some specialties (20-90 miles)

Advice to Senior ManagementGeisinger is buying smaller hospitals and expanding quickly. Please ensure that the "culture" is maintained in the newer institutions. Also, make an effort to retain MVP employees.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    1 person found this helpful  

    Excellent first job, yet little opportunity for career advancement

    Research Assistant (Current Employee) Danville, PA

    I have been working at Geisinger Health System full-time for more than a year

    Pros: The Geisinger Center for Health Research (CHR) is a state-of-the-art research building that provides a great atmosphere and confortable workspace. The coworkers are friendly and… Cons: the education requirements and job description do not accurately line up with the actual job functions and pay. Therefore, all too often do overqualified employees… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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    Fair in almost all areas

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Danville, PA

    I have been working at Geisinger Health System

    Pros: Opportunities/ benefits are very encouraging. Cons: Employee support towards co-workers. Problems where HR/ Management have done… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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