TRAUMA CRITICAL CARE GEISINGER WYOMING VALLEY

Location
Wilkes Barre, PA
Posted
Jun 22, 2017
Position Type
Permanent
   Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center is a state verified Level II Trauma Center located in Wilkes-Barre, PA, and part of the Geisinger Health System which has additional trauma centers in Scranton and Danville.

 

In addition to providing coverage of the trauma service and surgical critical care, there is an active emergency general surgery service, with dedicated OR time. The trauma program is supported by a surgical residency program, with four residents per year. There are four Physician’s Assistants assisting with the care of the patients in both the inpatient setting, and in the trauma/emergency general surgery clinic.

There is also the opportunity to conduct clinical research. Our newest addition -the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine located in Northeast Pennsylvania

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.

 

Living in Northeast Pennsylvania

Safe neighborhoods, affordable housing, and Natural Beauty collide

2 hours to New York City and 2 to Philadelphia

International Airport, Sporting Events, Ski Resorts, and Fine Dining

9 Universities and Graduate Institutions in the immediate area plus excellent public and private schools

Local mountain range provides great fishing, skiing, canoeing, kayaking, hiking, and biking

Enjoy a day trip to NYC, the Beach, or the mountains in the Poconos

Progressive and diverse city region of over 550K

 

WILKES BARRE, PENNSYLVANIA
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 Wyoming Valley Medical Center (GWV), located in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., is an acute care hospital that is licensed for 243 beds, and houses the only Level II Trauma center in LuzerneCounty. The campus includes the Frank M. and DorotheaHenryCancerCenter, The Richard and MarionPearsallHeartHospital, the Janet Weis Children’s Hospital Pediatric Unit, a transplant program and the Brain & Spine Tumor Institute. Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre is GWV’s ambulatory campus.

About Geisinger

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 nation’s 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. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org, or follow the latest Geisinger news and more on Twitter and Facebook.

 

RECRUITER:SARAH LIPKA
slipka1@geisinger.edu
570-271-5406 15406

**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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