Medical Director, Echocardiography Geisinger

Danville, Pennsylvania
May 04, 2019
Position Type
Geisinger is seeking a Medical Director, Echocardiography Laboratories for Geisinger Medical Center (GMC), located in Danville, PA.

This leadership position offers the opportunity to direct and further develop an already advanced full-service echocardiography program while teaching cardiology fellows. The imaging center's current volumes are greater than 11,000 transthoracic echocardiography, greater than 1,500 transesophageal echocardiography, and greater than 2,500 stress echocardiographic examinations annually. Active structural heart, nuclear cardiac, CT and cardiac MRI programs also exist.

The successful candidate would, as Medical Director, oversee all aspects of GMC's Echocardiography Laboratory including personnel supervision and training, quality assurance, scheduling, equipment selection and upgrades, fellowship training and future program development. The ideal candidate for this position must be expert in all aspects of echocardiography. Privileges to practice in nuclear cardiology, cardiac CT, and cardiac MRI are available for the qualified candidate.

Job Requirements:
  • Board Certification in Cardiovascular Disease and Echocardiography, with Level III Echocardiography certification
  • Research experience preferred
  • Lab direction or 3+ years of leadership or supervisory experience preferred
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities
  • Excellence in teaching

For more information, please contact: Lori Surak, Talent Management Consultant, Geisinger, 570-214-8123, or

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 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 Magnet Hospital, 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.

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.

We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. For more information, visit, 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.

*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.