Wilkes Barre, PA
May 19, 2017
Emergency Medicine
Position Type
  Location: Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Wilkes-Barre, PA


Geisinger Health System is seeking a board certified/board eligible, Emergency Medicine trained physician for the role of Assistant Medical Director of Emergency Medicine at the Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center (GWV), located in Wilkes-Barre, PA. Join a team of 11 Emergency Medicine staff Physicians and enjoy additional coverage through the department’s Advanced Practice Providers, Pharmacists, and Scribes. Practice state-of-the-art medicine with excellent sub-specialty backup and enjoy high acuity, hands-on medicine in Geisinger Health System’s busiest Emergency Department (ED), with over 54,000 visits annually. The Assistant Medical Director will provide leadership and management for the Emergency Department, working cooperatively with the ED Medical Director, Operations Manager, nursing staff and other departments to provide emergency services for all patients who present to the ED. The Assistant Medical Director will report to the Medical Director of the GWV ED.

The ED at GWV houses a total of 32 beds including: 24 acute, 3 trauma, and 5 acute/isolation. In addition, providers have access to 24 hour imaging services, point-of-care lab services, pharmacist coverage (16 hours/day), and care management all within the department. The hospital is currently an accredited Level II Trauma Center and holds a Level I Heart Attack Program.

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.  


RECRUITER:  Miranda Grace


**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.