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Geisinger Overview

Danville, PA
10000+ employees
1915
Nonprofit Organization
Health Care Services & Hospitals
$500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
Geisinger is comprised of 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, a college of medicine and a nearly 600,000-member health plan serving more than three million residents in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and beyond. We have approximately 26,500 employees ... Read more

Mission: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities.

Company Updates

  • At Geisinger, you don’t have to put your life on hold to move healthcare forward. Discover countless opportunities at a nationally recognized system while enjoying the best that Pennsylvania has to offer.

  • COVID-19

    Now, more than ever, our community needs you. Join our Geisinger family and make an immediate impact. Call us at 877-564-6447, email GeisingerCareers@geisinger.edu or visit https://bit.ly/2SIuPeX to learn about available opportunities. #PennsylvaniaJobs #NowHiring #CoronavirusHiring #LifeAtGeisinger

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Geisinger – Why Work With Us?


Shaping the Future of Health.

Why Join the Geisinger Family?

For over a century, Geisinger has created easy access to healthcare for our friends and neighbors in Pennsylvania. Living and working here, you’ll join one of our tight-knit communities, and experience a quality of life you can’t get elsewhere. You’ll have opportunities to better your life and make a difference in the lives of your neighbors – at home and across the country.

 Our Culture – Our Caring Culture

We transform the healthcare industry, and it all starts with our people. We work as a team and lead with care in all aspects of life at Geisinger, which is why we’ve been named one of Becker’s Healthcare Top 150 Places to Work in Healthcare. Above all else, we want our people to love what they do and feel appreciated. We have competitive compensation and benefits packages that provide professional development and support for a healthy work/life balance.

 Diversity – Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

We believe a diverse culture is essential for delivering competent, compassionate care. Employee resource groups are one of the ways we encourage diversity and inclusion. While ERGs are formed around common identities, they are open to all Geisinger employees to learn, connect and engage with different cultures within our organization. We’re also proud to be recognized by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation as an LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader.

Quotes from our Leaders

The country looks to Geisinger as a leader in bringing world-class care and coverage to everyone we serve. I am incredibly proud of the progress we are driving in expanding our value-based care model. Geisinger has a bright future ahead, and I am committed to building upon our legacy working with our dedicated and talented physicians and staff.

- Jaewon Ryu, MD, JD

  Geisinger President and CEO

 

What’s unique about Geisinger is the commitment to innovation in every facet of what we do. Not only are we innovative in our healthcare delivery, but also as an employer.

- Karen Murphy

  Chief Innovation Officer 

National Recognition

Publications

Our nationally recognized care is leading healthcare change:

  1. Forbes – Geisinger CEO Jaewon Ryu discusses how to improve behavior-based health at the 2018 Forbes Healthcare Summit: https://bit.ly/3hXIiKK
  2. Modern Healthcare – Dr. Jaewon Ryu was named among the 50 Most Influential Physician Executives: https://bit.ly/380Pwcg
  3. Fortune – Geisinger is using our massive data set to lead healthcare change: https://bit.ly/3ezkScC

Awards

Our award-winning work and culture make Geisinger a place of enormous opportunity:

  1. Geisinger ranked in the top eight most innovative hospital systems, 2020 – Becker’s Hospital Review
  2. Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles Award, 2019 – National Business Group on Health
  3. Top Military Friendly Employer, 2020 – Viqtory

Benefits

At Geisinger, the caring that we provide to our patients and members also extends to you and your family. Our competitive compensation and benefits package helps you and your loved ones stay healthy, meet your financial goals and thrive professionally and personally. Benefits include:

  • Geisinger matches 5% of your salary to your retirement plan
  • Generous paid-time-off packages
  • Up to $5,000 tuition reimbursement

To learn more, visit: geisinger.org/careers/why-join-geisinger/benefits

Quotes from our Leaders 

Every day I get to work with a team of innovators who are dedicated to making this a better place by developing scalable solutions that are improving health, healthcare delivery and lowering costs.” 

- Karen Murphy

  Chief Innovation Officer 

 

There’s a lot of opportunity here to use the resources that are unique to Geisinger to do things differently — to do things better — and deliver excellent clinical care.

- Anand Mahadevan

Professor and Chairman, Radiation Oncology at Geisinger Health, Geisinger Cancer Institute, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine

Healthy Lifestyles

Our Regions

Enjoy fresh air, short commutes, a lower cost of living and tight-knit communities in our various regions across Pennsylvania. To learn more, visit geisingerjobs.org/locations  

Outdoor Life & a Lower Cost of Living

With over 121 state parks, Pennsylvania is a playground for outdoor enthusiasts. Activities you can partake in include:

  • Mountain biking
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Camping
  • Skiing
  • Boating

In communities across the state, you’ll experience a significantly lower cost of living than in nearby cities, meaning you’ll be able to provide a better quality of life for you and your family with perks that include:

  • Affordable housing
  • Cafés, coffee houses, breweries, and local restaurants
  • Groceries and farmer’s markets

Close to Major Cities

Philadelphia, Baltimore, New York City and Washington, D.C. are all within a few hours’ drive of our locations. You’ll have easy access to arts and culture including:

  • Live music
  • Shopping
  • Theater
  • Dining
  • Museums
  • Sightseeing

To learn more, visit geisingerjobs.org/accolades

Quotes from our Leaders

When my family first moved to Pennsylvania, we had a strong hunch that we would be just fine. But we never in our wildest dreams imagined how much we would love it here.”

- Jaewon Ryu, MD, JD

  Geisinger President and CEO

 

We’ve got that small-town feel, in a good way. It’s a safe place where neighbors still know each other, and that really benefits you as a provider because at the end of the day, healthcare is about relationships.

- Kenric Maynor

  Chair, Medicine Institute at Geisinger

Next Step in your Career

 Magnet Recognition

We’re proud to have achieved Magnet status three times at Geisinger Medical Center, and once at Geisinger Shamokin Area Community Hospital, Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, and Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre. We continue to promote Magnet qualities across our organization.

To learn more, visit geisingerjobs.org/why-geisinger

Geisinger Nursing Institute

The Geisinger Nursing Institute is driven by caring and compassion, and informed by thoughtful engagement with patients, their families, colleagues and the communities we serve. It provides our nurses with training to help them grow, develop and deliver superior care. The Institute is our governing body and advocacy program for all nurses. It oversees the practice and education of nurses to ensure they are adequately represented across the organization and in leadership positions.

Nurse Residency Program

Nurse Residency Programs are offered on most campuses to help all new nurses, with less than 12-months nursing experience, enhance their nursing skillsets.

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Enrollment into program is automatic
  • Easier transition into RN role
  • Opens lines of communication to answer questions
  • Interaction and networking with other new Registered Nurses
  • Professional development meetings
  • Dedicated preceptor
  • Peer support
  • Access to resources

Quotes from our Leaders 

I’m excited to take the lessons I’ve learned along my journey from bedside nurse to educator to leader and help position Geisinger’s more than 6,500 nurses – all positions, from LPNs to RNs to advanced practice nurses – for their own future successes.”

- Janet Tomcavage

  EVP and Chief Nurse Executive

 

There are a lot of smart, very dedicated and caring people that work for our system. Collectively, we do extraordinary work on behalf of the communities we serve.

- Gloria Santos

  Geisinger Holy Spirit, CNO

Raise a Family

Why Geisinger?

At Geisinger, you don’t have to put your life on hold to move healthcare forward. Living in Pennsylvania and working at a nationally recognized system, you’ll have opportunities to deliver innovative patient care, while enjoying a work/life balance that gives you time to explore everything the outdoors has to offer. This is a place where you can get more out of life and make a difference in the lives of your neighbors – at home and across the country.

 Strategic Priorities

1. Managing Total Health

  • Geisinger Health Plan – Accessible, high-quality coverage
  • 65 Forward – Senior-focused primary care
  • Geisinger at Home – Treating patients at home

2. Operational Excellence 

  • Employee Engagement and Retention – Investing in our own talent
  • Geisinger Scholar Programs 
    • Abigail Geisinger Scholars Program 
    • Geisinger Primary Care Scholars Program  

  3. Access and Ease of Use 

  • Mail Order Pharmacy – Prescriptions refilled to patients' homes
  • Primary Care Expansion – Growing our network, facilities and services
  • Telemedicine – Caring for patients remotely

Professional Development 

We invest in your professional development from day one with opportunities including: 

  • Robust financial assistance: Medical school loan repayment up to $150,000 to qualified candidates and monthly stipend available to residents and fellows
  • Onsite MBA program: You can complete your MBA through University of Scranton with classes at Geisinger locations
  • CME: Reimbursement for continuing medical education courses for physicians, nurses and advanced practitioners

Quotes from our Leaders

Walk through our doors and you’ll understand how genuine our entire staff is toward providing patient-centric care. We take a tremendous amount of pride in our community and it drives us to provide the best care.

- Kenric Maynor

  Chair, Medicine Institute at Geisinger

 

Geisinger has created a unique environment where you can do research that improves patient care, and still practice as a physician. The freedom to do both is incredibly satisfying and the opportunity for impact is enormous.

- Brandon Fornwalt

Investigator II  and Associate Professor

Geisinger Reviews

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    Current Employee - Licensed Practical Nurse in Pottsville, PA
    Current Employee - Licensed Practical Nurse in Pottsville, PA

    I have been working at Geisinger full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Pay. Staff is friendly. No mandation.

    Cons

    The hours can be later some weeks which is hard when you have a family.

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Geisinger Photos

Geisinger photo of: President and CEO, Dr. Jaewon Ryu
Geisinger photo of: Geisinger physician Aliasgar Chittalia, MD, MHA, was honored with the 2019 Pennsylvania LGBT Leadership Award!
Geisinger photo of: Geisinger brings Fresh Food Farmacy to Lewistown community
Geisinger photo of: After earning their medical degrees in New York City, John and Matthew Mercuri returned home to Scranton, giving back to the community they grew up in.
Geisinger photo of: To be a nurse is to pay attention to the little things, because those little things can add up to something big.
Geisinger photo of: “My great grandmother was a nurse, and I knew from a young age I wanted to help people, brighten their day and make them smile” - Crystal Bulchie, nursing assistant, Interventional Radiology
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Geisinger Interviews

Experience

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    Physician Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Danville, PA
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Geisinger (Danville, PA) in May 2020.

    Interview

    The phone conversation with the advanced practice recruiter was very nice and concise. The interview process although was halted by COVID, was still informative and helpful. Everyone was very nice and considerate. It was overall a very enjoyable process

    Interview Questions

    • Tell us about yourself and your interested in this field?   1 Answer
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Geisinger Awards & Accolades

  • Most Innovative Healthcare Systems, Becker’s Hospital Review, 2018
  • Designated Leader in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Healthcare Equality, Human Rights Campaign Foundation, 2018
  • 2018 Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence, HealthGrades, 2018
  • Magnet Designation, American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), 2018
  • 150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare, Becker's Hospital Review, 2019
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