ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, CLINICAL CHEMISTRY GEISINGER MEDICAL CENTER(Job Id 23895)
Location Danville:PAEmployment Type EMPLOYEECategory PHY/EXECClose Date Post Date 08/05/2015 Description
LOCATION: Geisinger Medical Center Hospital
The Department of Laboratory Medicine is seeking a clinical biochemist to join anotherclinical chemist in aprogressive biochemistrylaboratory team for the Geisinger Health System. Theposition is basedat the new, state-of-the-art central laboratory in Danville, PA. The successful candidate will lead innovation in clinical chemistry services, andshare systemresponsibility forchemistryand subspecialty chemistryareas.Theclinicalchemistsassure quality,harmonization, and standardization at7 hospitallaboratories,8 regional labsand the new central referencelab.The core laboratoryperformsmore than 5,000,000 tests annually.TheLaboratory Medicine department includes 30 pathologists and PhD's,12 ofwhom are active in CP responsibilities. Clinical research is encouraged.
A PhD with board certification or eligibility in clinical chemistry is required. Experience directing a clinical chemistry laboratory, subspecialty expertise and a background that includes researchand teaching are desirable.
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.
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 models such as ProvenHealth Navigator® and ProvenCare®. As one of the nation's largest rural health services organizations, Geisinger serves more than 3 million residents throughout 48 counties in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania. The physician-led system is comprised of approximately 23,500 employees,including a 1,200-member multi-specialty group practice, nine hospital campuses, two research centers and a 467,000-member health plan, all of which leverage an estimated $7.7 billion positive impact on the Pennsylvania economy. 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.
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**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.