TeamHealth has an excellent opportunity for a full-time Physician to join our Emergency Department team at Lewistown Hospital in Lewistown, Pennsylvania. Within close proximity to State College, this ED has an annual volume of 32,000 with 21-ED beds and 139 total hospital beds. At this facility, we provide 36 hours of daily Physician coverage, as well as 12 hours of daily Advanced Practice Clinician coverage. This position is an independent contractor opportunity with exceptional leadership and network of physicians, additional nationwide opportunities, and leadership development. A generous compensation plan and sign-on package offered to candidates. TeamHealth’s Student Loan Funding program is available for new Emergency Medicine graduates.
- RVU program
- Sign-on bonus available
- Benefits available
- Flexible schedule
- Malpractice and tail insurance provided
Lewistown Hospital is a 123-bed acute-care community hospital, serving the 80,000 residents of Mifflin and Juniata counties as well as residents of Centre, Perry, Snyder, and Huntingdon counties. The hospital has added neurosurgery, bariatric surgery, and other health practitioners, representing specialties from family medicine, internal medicine and cardiology to infectious disease and general/cardiovascular surgery. The facility received accreditation from several organizations, including the Joint Commission, Inter-societal Commission for the Accreditation for Echocardiography Laboratories, American Academy of Sleep Medicine, The College of American Pathologists, American College of Surgeons on Cancer, just to name a few.
Happy Valley is sometimes used as a colloquialism for the State College area. Since Lewistown is considered a bedroom community of State College, many people live in this area and commute. Sperling’s Best Places has ranked State College the safest small city in America, and Rolling Stone magazine gave the city honorable mention as one of the best music scenes in the country. There are dozens of restaurants and bars in town, most of which are located downtown. While State College is most known for Penn State Nittany Lions football and ice hockey, it is also home to the State College Spikes, a minor league baseball team. There are festivals and award-winning wineries, antique shops and lots of outdoor activities.