Neuro Oncology - Physician

Employer
Geisinger
Location
Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania
Posted
Oct 09, 2020
Ref
R-00040
Position Type
Permanent
Job Summary
The Geisinger Neuroscience Institute is seeking a neuro-oncologist to join a growing practice. The candidate should be board eligible or board certified in Neurology with formal neuro-oncology fellowship training at a UCNS approved institution.

Job Duties
The Neuro-Oncology Division is situated within the Neuroscience Institute which houses Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry. In addition, our neuro-oncologists work closely as part of a multi-disciplinary team which includes radiation oncology, neuroradiology, neuropathology, palliative medicine, neuropsychology, and hem/oncology. Our teams see primary and metastatic CNS tumors and have a robust cancer neurology focus as well. We have weekly multi-disciplinary brain tumor and hem/oncology tumor board, and we host a weekly multi-disciplinary brain tumor clinic. Patients have options for investigator-initiated, industry funded, and collaborative clinical trials research at Geisinger. We have rotating neurology and internal medicine residents in our clinics, and various opportunities for neurology resident teaching and evaluation. Neuro-Oncology has a consultation service and a variety of support staff from physician extenders, an RN coordinator, nurses and clinical scheduling as well as administrative support staff. Our collaborative team of doctors are looking for another neuro-oncologist who is a dedicated patient advocate, and is motivated to build on our current standards through clinical innovation to improve patient satisfaction and clinical outcomes.

Position Details
GEISINGER WYOMING VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER: (GWV), located in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., is an acute care hospital that is licensed for 274 beds, and houses the only Level II Trauma center in Luzerne County. The campus includes the Frank M. and Dorothea Henry Cancer Center, The Richard and Marion Pearsall Heart Hospital, the Janet Weis Children’s Hospital Pediatric Unit, a transplant program and the Brain & Spine Tumor Institute. Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre is GWV’s ambulatory 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. 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 .

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.