Chief, Gynecologist/Oncologist

Danville, Pennsylvania
Aug 09, 2020
Position Type
Job Title: Chief, Gynecologic/Oncologic Physician

Location: Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA

Department: Women's Health

Work Schedule: Days/Evenings

Work Type: Full Time

Geisinger Health is seeking an outstanding physician and leader to assume the role of System Chief of Gynecology/Oncology, reporting directly to the Chair of the Women's and Children's Institute. With overall responsibility for operations, finances, and strategy within Gynecology/Oncology, the System Chief will lead and grow excellence in clinical, educational, and scholarly pursuits across Geisinger Health. There will be three direct reports to this position.

This position requires a dynamic, passionate, and capable physician who is ready to, or has already stepped into a leadership role. A record of success in recruitment, program development, and clinical leadership are key factors for the successful candidate.


▪ 8-10 years of clinical experience coupled with some leadership or administrative experience in a healthcare delivery system.

▪ Superior clinical skills in gynecologic oncology, with recognition by peers as a talent in his or her respective discipline.

▪ Excellent interpersonal communication skills and presentation skills for both clinical and nonclinical audiences.

▪ Experience mentoring and developing others, including students, trainees and other physicians.

▪ Financial and business acumen, with appropriate knowledge of the complex financial pressures facing health systems today.

▪ M.D., D.O. or M.D./Ph.D. or equivalent degree with board certification in Gynecology/Oncology and eligibility for licensure in Pennsylvania.

Geisinger's Women's Health Division is a growing team consisting of over 100 healthcare providers, including 4 Urogynecologists in the system.

Geisinger fosters an atmosphere of clinical excellence in an area offering a high quality of life - complete with excellent schools, safe neighborhoods, 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 New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore or Washington D.C. just a short drive away. Geisinger physicians enjoy generous time-off and CME policies, a substantial CME stipend, retirement plans and comprehensive health insurance and prescription plans.

Feel free to share these opportunities with colleagues and fellows who may be interested.

For more information, contact Dr. Sandra Culbertson, MD, Chair of Women's Health, Chief of Urogynecology & Chair of Women & Children's Institute c/o Betsy Kelchner, , Department of Talent Management, at 570-412-5781 or You may also visit

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.

** 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.