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PEDIATRIC SURGEON(Job Id 18330)

Location Danville:PAEmployment Type EMPLOYEECategory PHY/EXECClose Date Post Date 04/04/2014 Description

LOCATION: Geisinger Medical Center Hospital

DANVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA

PEDIATRIC SURGEON OPPORTUNITY:

Geisinger Janet Weis Children's Hospital, Danville, PA is seeking a BC/BE, full-time Pediatric General Surgeon to join Geisinger Medical Center's (GMC) Department of Surgery.

This position:

Will join three other fellowship-trained pediatric surgeons in a busy academic department that hosts pediatric trauma.

Must possess a desire to teach residents in General Surgery.

Encouraged to perform clinical research and outcomes projects.

Will see a high volume of neonatal and index cases.

Is supported by a full-compliment of pediatric medical and surgical subspecialties.

Geisinger fosters an atmosphere of clinical excellence while offering the best of life in small-town America-good schools, safe neighborhoods with affordable housing and a wealth of cultural and recreational activities. The surrounding natural beauty provides opportunities for fishing, skiing, canoeing, hiking and mountain biking. Urban life is easily accessible, with NewYork, Baltimore, Philadelphia or Washington DC just an afternoon's drive away.

Geisinger Medical Center (GMC), located Danville, Pa., the largest tertiary/quaternary care teaching hospital in the region, is licensed for 475 beds, including 89 pediatric beds in the Janet Weis Children's Hospital. GMC, a MagnetHospital, maintains the region's only Level 1 Regional Resource Trauma Center with additional qualifications in pediatrics. GMC offers an array of highly specialized medical and surgical services, including neurosciences, cardiovascular services, transplantation, women's health (in the

Women's Pavilion), oncology and orthopaedics. The Hospital for Advanced Medicine serves as an integrated center for the most critical patients. Outpatient services are available on and off campus.

Janet Weis Children's Hospital (JWCH), located on GMC's campus in Danville, is the region's only dedicated 5 floors, 89 bed children's hospital with a full-service hospitalist program. JWCH provides medical malpractice insurance with tail coverage.

Geisinger Health System

Geisinger Health System is an integrated healthcare organization widely recognized for its innovative use of the electronic health record, and the development of innovative care models such as ProvenHealth Navigator and ProvenCare. As a large rural healthcare organization, Geisinger serves more than 2.6 million residents throughout 44 counties in central and northeastern Pennsylvania. The physician-led system is comprised of more than 19,500 employees, including a more than 1,000-member multi-specialty group practice, seven hospital campuses, two research centers and a 448,000-member health plan which services Pennsylvania and areas of other states with its insurance products. The health system and the health plan have repeatedly garnered national accolades for integration, quality and service. In addition to fulfilling its patient care mission, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to medical education, research and community service.

** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunities Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply

RECRUITER:

Sarah Lipka

slipka1@geisinger.edu

 570-271-5406 

**Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.

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Geisinger Health System is an integrated health services organization widely recognized for its innovative use of the electronic health record and the development of innovative care delivery models such as ProvenHealth Navigator and ProvenCare. As one of the nations largest health service organizations, Geisinger serves more than 3 million residents throughout 45 counties in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania, and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of AtlantiCare, a National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient. The physician-led system is comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 12 hospital campuses, two research centers and a 510,000-member health plan, all of which leverage an estimated $8.9 billion positive impact on the Pennsylvania economy. Geisinger has repeatedly garnered national accolades for integration, quality and service. In addition to fulfilling its patient care mission, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to medical education, research and community service.