Associate, OB/GYN

Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania
May 07, 2019
Position Type
Job Title: Associate, OB/GYN

Location:Geisinger Wyoming Valley (primary) and Geisinger Community Medical Center

Department:Women's Health

Work Schedule: Days/Evenings

Work Type: Full Time

Geisinger Women & Children's Institute is seeking board eligible/certified Ob/Gyn Generalist to join our thriving practices in Wilkes-Barre, Pa and a new program we are opening on October 1, 2019 in Scranton, PA. Our Ob/Gyn physicians are supported by advance practitioners and sub-specialists in a wide range of health services for women of all ages.

The ideal candidate will be a more seasoned candidate, great team player, experiencing working with midwives and enjoys co-managing with them. Opportunities exist for working with both medical students and residents. Call coverage will be expected at both platforms (Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton and Geisinger Wyoming Valley, Wilkes Barre). Each platform is a 24-hour in house call. GWV has roughly 1900 deliveries per year and GCMC is projected to have 500 deliveries in year one and more than doubling in the second year. Typical work week to include 1 call shift, 1 OR day, 2 clinic days. 1 - 2 weekend calls per month (which counts as the 1 call shift).

About the new program opening in Scranton: Geisinger Community Medical Center's labor and delivery unit will return after more than a decade. The unit will feature eight private delivery suites, a newborn nursery and two operating rooms, as well we a 24/7 OBGYN and midwife.

Join the team that America is watching.

Interested candidates should send CV to Sandra Culbertson, MD--- Chair of Women's Health c/o Betsy Kelchner,

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.

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.