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Geriatrician

Our business continues to grow based on our reputation for excellent care. The Crozer-Chester Medical Center Division of Geriatrics is currently seeking a faculty member at our 450-bed tertiary care community teaching hospital. The Division of Geriatric Medicine includes 5 geriatricians, a geropsychiatist, one nurse practitioner and a social worker. Our providers function as a closely integrated team that includes cross coverage for all services. The department specializes in geriatric primary care, consultation through our Geriatric Evaluation and Management (GEM) Program, and the unique ability to follow and manage patients through assessments, inpatient hospital care at Crozer’s ACE (Acute Care of the Elderly) Unit, assisted living, nursing and home care facilities. We are also part of an academic Department of Medicine and a major affiliate of Temple University School of Medicine.

Primary responsibilities include clinical practice including lectures, providing education and training to medical students, residents and geriatrics fellows in the hospital, outpatient settings, and in long term care.

Position requires completion of a residency and board certification in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine as well as completion of fellowship training and/or board certification in Geriatrics. Ideally the successful candidate will have experience in clinical teaching.

The Crozer-Chester Medical Center is located minutes from Philadelphia, and has been the dominant provider of healthcare in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, northern Delaware, and part of western New Jersey. A leader in community health, the health system has been honored by healthcare and civic organizations for providing advancement opportunities for women, as well as for promoting employee health through an interactive education program. Also, the American Hospital Association awarded Crozer-Keystone with a NOVA Award for its excellence and innovation in community health.

This is the type of atmosphere where you can build a lasting career. This position offers a competitive salary, malpractice insurance with tail coverage, excellent benefits and a faculty appointment.

Direct Contact Information:
Interested candidates should send CV and letter of interest to:

William Zirker, MD, MPH, Chief, Division of Geriatric Medicine
Crozer-Chester Medical Center, POB 1, Suite 207
30 Medical Center Blvd, Upland, PA 19013
E-mail: william.zirker@crozer.org

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