Tracking Code: 202791

Emergency Medicine Physician

Location: WellSpan Medical Group, Ephrata, PA
Schedule: Full Time

General Summary

Provides emergency care to patients.

As a nonprofit organization, we reinvest in our local communities to enhance the health and wellbeing of our patients. We also prioritize investing in our physicians and providers, equipping them with cutting-edge technologies, treatments, and opportunities for professional growth. This includes peer learning, mentorship, cross-training, continuing education, and tuition reimbursement programs.

WellSpan's mission is to collaborate and provide exceptional care, promote lifelong wellness, and foster healthy communities for all. We invite you to join our team of over 20,000 dedicated professionals and contribute to improving the health of the communities we serve.

Position Highlights:

  • We are seeking a physician who is board certified or board eligible in Emergency Medicine to become part of our medical team in Ephrata, Pennsylvania.
  • Located in Lancaster County, Ephrata Hospital is a community-based healthcare facility that accommodates 122 patient beds
  • The emergency department is a 25-bed unit equipped with dedicated behavioral health beds to better serve the needs of our patient population
  • Robust staffing model during peak volume hours, with physicians scheduled in an equitable rotation of 8-hour and 12-hour shifts.
  • Collegial hospitalist group handles admissions 24/7
  • Hospital is equipped with quick imaging/lab turnaround & 24-hr. anesthesia

Our Commitment to You:

  • Competitive physician compensation
  • Generous Signing Bonus
  • Full Relocation and Retirement Savings Plan
  • $4,500 CME Allowance, Full Malpractice Coverage Including Tail

About WellSpan and the Community:

WellSpan Health's vision is to reimagine healthcare through the delivery of comprehensive, equitable health and wellness solutions throughout our continuum of care. As an integrated delivery system focused on leading in value-based care, we encompass 21,000+ employees (including 2,000+ employed providers), 220 locations, eight award-winning hospitals, home care and a behavioral health organization serving South Central Pennsylvania and Northern Maryland. Our service area is made up of a diverse mix of welcoming communities that you will love to call home.

For Confidential Consideration Contact:
Tammie Chute, Provider Recruitment WellSpan Health
Office (717) 267-7780


Minimum Education:

  • Doctor of Medicine (MD) Required or
  • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) Required


  • Licensed Medical Physician and Surgeon Upon Hire Required or
  • Licensed Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine Upon Hire Required

Courses and Training:

  • Completion of an Emergency Medicine residency. Upon Hire Required and
  • Must qualify and be a member of the Medical Staff of York Hospital. Upon Hire Required and
  • Must be credentialed for all core procedures. Upon Hire Required
  • Certification as an Emergency Medical Commander. Upon Hire Preferred

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Clinical skills and knowledge of emergency care, techniques and procedures.
  • Teaching skills.

You’re unique and you belong here.

At WellSpan Health, we are committed to treating all applicants fairly and equitably, regardless of their job classification. If you require assistance or accommodation due to a disability, please reach out to us via email at We will evaluate requests for accommodation on a case-by-case basis. Please note that we will only respond to inquiries related to reasonable accommodation from this email address. Rest assured, all requests for assistance or accommodation are handled confidentially, allowing applicants to share their needs openly and honestly with us.

Tammie Chute
Tammie Chute
Physician Recruiter

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Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts
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Welcome. Respect. Value.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at WellSpan

WellSpan Health recognizes and honors the diversity of our team members, patients and neighbors, and we embrace all the human characteristics that make us similar and unique. We strive to make every person feel welcomed, respected and valued by creating a safe and inclusive environment to which we all feel a sense of belonging. We are equally committed to ensuring all team members have the opportunity to excel and are positioned for success through equitable policies, practices and resources.

WellSpan Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy and intention of the System to maintain consistent and equal treatment toward applicants and employees of all job classifications without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, national origin, ancestry, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected characteristic. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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Quality of Life

Lancaster City was the capital of Pennsylvania from 1799 to 1812. Today, Lancaster County includes a vibrant downtown business district, desirable suburban neighborhoods and sprawling agricultural farms. Life in Lancaster County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, an independent professional baseball team, fine dining and more. When visiting Lancaster, one can't help but recognizing the influence of the Pennsylvania Dutch — farm-to-table and beyond.

Conveniently located in South Central Pennsylvania, Lancaster is within an easy commute to major cities and has ready access to public transportation. Residents can find local employment in healthcare, tourism, public administration, manufacturing and both professional and semiprofessional services. (Patient population: 535,000)

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