Geisinger Health System has an opportunity for a one-year fellowship in addiction medicine at Marworth, our alcohol and chemical dependency treatment facility. This unique fellowship is open to board certified or board eligible physicians from virtually any specialty. The fellowship will prepare the fellow for the certification exam offered by the American Board of Addiction Medicine. The successful applicant will hold a Pennsylvania medical license and DEA registration prior to the start of the fellowship.
Marworth's addiction medicine fellowship is the only program accredited by the American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM) Foundation in the state of Pennsylvania, and one of only 23 accredited programs in the country.
Marworth is a nationally recognized addiction treatment program, accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO). Marworth offers inpatient, outpatient, intensive outpatient and partial hospitalization programs with a strong 12-step orientation. Licensed by the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Marworth is a 91-bed facility (21 detox and 70 rehab), staffed with full time admissions professionals, certified recreation therapists and nutrition/dietary professionals, with 24-hour nursing coverage. Marworth, an affiliate of Geisinger Health System, is located in Waverly, PA (near Scranton).
Marworth is nestled on the edge of the Poconos in one of the most scenic regions of Pennsylvania. The area offers the best of semi-rural living with affordable homes in safe neighborhoods; excellent schools, colleges and universities; and a wealth of cultural, recreational and entertainment activities. Waverly is also conveniently located just hours from New York City and Philadelphia.