Physician Gastroenterology

Employer
Geisinger
Location
Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania
Posted
Oct 09, 2020
Ref
R-00070
Specialty
Gastroenterology
Position Type
Permanent
Job Summary
Wilkes-Barre Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center and Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center

Job Duties
The Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center (WBVAMC) and Geisinger Wyoming Valley (GWV) Medical Center are seeking applications for a board-certified/board-eligible Gastroenterologist to support continued growth within both organizations.

The successful candidate will receive a joint appointment at the WBVAMC and GWV, as well as the opportunity for faculty appointment at Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. Working part-time (65%) at the Wilkes-Barre VAMC and part-time (35%) at the Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center allows access to a large patient database for research through both organizations and eligibility for VA research funding. There is also ample opportunity for teaching medical students, residents, and Gastroenterology fellows.

The ideal candidate would be able to leverage the uniqueness of this opportunity to fulfill interests in clinical research and teaching with dedicated time allotted.

Position Details
WBVAMC Gastroenterologists are responsible for the evaluation of inpatient and outpatient GI consults, performing endoscopic procedures consistent with their scope of practice, and other patient care duties as necessary. In addition to our continuing commitment to quality Veteran care, the Wilkes-Barre VAMC is also a teaching hospital with medical students and residents that rotate through our GI department. If interested in research, we have fully accredited research programs and research grants can be submitted through VHA for approval.

Interested applicants must apply to both organizations to receive consideration:
VA application can be found by visiting www.usajobs.opm.gov, searching for vacancy number 10316085, and following the instructions to apply online.

Education
Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine- (Required)

Certification(s) and License(s)
Licensed Medical Doctor - State of Pennsylvania

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.

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