Hematopathology Associate Director

Danville, Pennsylvania
May 07, 2019
Position Type
JOB TITLE: Hematopathology Associate Director


DEPARTMENT: Laboratory Medicine


WORK TYPE: Full Time

HIRING MANAGER: Myra Wilkerson

The Department of Laboratory Medicine is searching for a board certified clinical pathologist with strong diagnostic skills in Hematology and Coagulation to serve as Associate Director, Hematology and Coagulation for Geisinger.

ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY: This position serves a 14-campus healthcare system, with primary office location in Danville, PA at Geisinger Medical Center. Geisinger is integrated across all hospital sites and features Level I-II Trauma Centers, advanced cancer services, bone marrow and solid organ transplant programs, neonatal intensive care units and comprehensive cardiovascular adult and pediatric surgery.

Candidates should be board-eligible/certified in Hematopathology and Clinical Pathology or Anatomic/Clinical Pathology. Advanced diagnostic skills in coagulation are strongly preferred.


Candidate must be experienced in diagnostic hematopathology, including flow cytometry, bone marrow interpretation, immunohistochemistry and molecular hematopathology

Opportunity to customize practice within clinical and anatomic pathology subspecialties

Current team of 11 pathologists covering clinical pathology services, 28 anatomic and molecular pathologists and 5 clinical PhDs

Clinical pathology call is shared by 7; remote call capability

New pathology residency with novel organ-based approach to pathology education

Collegial atmosphere with 6 other Hematopathology boarded pathologists

Academic/research opportunity

Strong health system, growing and responsive to community and system need

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 in 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 northeastern 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 www.geisinger.org, or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

**Does not qualify for J-1waiver. 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.

For additional information, please contact Linda J. Cindric, Talent Management Consultant Geisinger, at ljcindric1@geisinger.edu or 814-272-5012.