Hematologist Oncologist

Employer
Geisinger
Location
Wilkes Barre, PA
Posted
Mar 27, 2018
Position Type
Permanent
  Geisinger is seeking hematology/oncology physicians focused on providing the best possible patient experience. Joining our team means that you’ll have access to the latest technology to diagnose and treat cancer. This highly motivated team utilizes a personalized, innovative, multidisciplinary approach to patient care with a commitment to evidence-based practice and evaluation of outcomes. The hematology/oncology team collaborates with surgical oncologists, radiation oncologists, pathologists, radiologists and psychologists to develop a plan tailored to the individual patient to achieve the best possible outcome. Geisinger’s oncology research programs are anchored by the NCI Community Oncology Research Program cooperative agreement and the national commitment to cancer research in community settings. Geisinger has membership affiliations with Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology, Children’s Oncology Group, EGOG-ACRIN, NRG Oncology, University of Rochester Cancer Center and Wake Forest. Palliative medicine services are also offered at each campus. Working with Geisinger’s Department of Oncology Innovation and Analytics, physicians have the opportunity to participate in the development of unique models of care, clinical tools and other research projects. At Geisinger, there is the opportunity to teach, to mentor and to be mentored.

 

There is the opportunity to focus on malignant and benign hematology as well as on solid tumor. The position involves inpatient and outpatient clinical responsibilities. The team is supported by advanced practitioners, nurse navigators and an infusion room staffed by oncology-certified nurses. This opportunity is located at the Henry Cancer Center. Hem/onc, rad/onc, surg/onc and infusion services are all co-located to provide patients with easy access to all specialists in one location. Geisinger has ACoS, QOPI, NAPBC, and ACR accreditations.

 

Please forward CV and letter of interest to Rajiv Panikkar, MD, Chair Cancer Services, c/o Julie Dent, Talent Management, jdent1@geisinger.edu.

 

 

JOB TITLE:                 Hematologist/Oncologist

LOCATION:               Wilkes Barre, PA

DEPARTMENT:        Hematology Oncology

 

OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.

 

GEISINGER WYOMING VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER: (GWV), located in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., is an acute care hospital that is licensed for 274 beds, and houses the only Level II Trauma center in Luzerne County. The campus includes the Frank M. and Dorothea Henry Cancer Center, The Richard and Marion Pearsall Heart Hospital, 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 is a physician-led health system comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of the Geisinger Family.

 

Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality.

 

We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.*

For more information, visit www.geisinger.org, or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

 

** 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.