Physician Plastic Surgery

Employer
Geisinger
Location
Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania
Posted
Oct 09, 2020
Ref
R-01785
Specialty
Surgery, Plastic
Position Type
Permanent
Job Summary
A plastic surgeon deals with the repair, reconstruction or replacement of physical defects of form or function involving the skin, musculoskeletal system, craniomaxillofacial structures, hands, extremities, breasts and trunk and external genitalia. They use aesthetic surgical principles not only to improve undesirable qualities of normal structures but in all reconstructive procedures as well. A plastic surgeon possesses special knowledge and skill in the design and surgery of grafts, flaps, free-tissue transfer and replantation. Competence in the management of complex wounds, the use of implantable materials and in tumor surgery is required.

Job Duties
Geisingeris seeking a Board Eligible/Board Certified Plastic Surgeon to join our Plastic Surgery Department in Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, PA. The successful candidate will join an established plastic surgery team that works collaboratively with peers and other multidisciplinary providers, advanced practitioners and specialty staff (licensed and non-licensed). The candidate must have excellent communication skills with a focus on improving patient access and patient satisfaction. Microsurgery experience or fellowship training is preferred. An integrated plastic surgery residency program was established in July 2018, so responsibilities will include participation in teaching, research, and program development.

Job details
  • Provide a broad range of services including general plastic surgery, cosmetic surgery (body contouring, breast augmentation, breast lift, abdominoplasty, face lift, liposuction, eyelid lift, brow lift), breast reconstruction, maxillofacial trauma, and cancer/trauma reconstruction.
  • Active involvement in the education of integrated plastic surgery residents.
  • Benefit from an established reconstructive and cosmetic referral base, generated from Geisinger and outside/private practice physicians and surgeons
  • Fully integrated Electronic Health Record (EHR) - EPIC


Living in Northeast Pennsylvania
  • Safe neighborhoods, affordable housing, and natural beauty collide
  • 2 hours to New York City and 2 to Philadelphia
  • International Airport, Sporting Events, Ski Resorts, and Fine Dining, Community Arts and Cultural Centers
  • 9 Universities and Graduate Institutions in the immediate area plus excellent public and private schools
  • Local mountain range provides great fishing, skiing, canoeing, kayaking, hiking, and biking


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.

GEISINGER-COMMUNITY MEDICAL CENTER (G-CMC), Scranton, Pa., is an acute care hospital licensed for 297 beds and houses the only Level II Trauma Center in Lackawanna County and Scranton’s only neurosurgery program and adult in-patient behavioral health unit. It is also home to comprehensive cardiovascular and orthopaedic services, as well as a broad range of other surgical and radiological services.

Position Details
  • Interviews patients to obtain information such as symptoms, medical histories, and family histories.Performsand/orinterpretsdiagnostic testsas needed.
  • Diagnose and design a plan of treatment for injuries and/or illness.May prescribeor administermedications.Prepares, maintains, and reviews records that includepatients'histories, examination findings, treatment plans, or outcomes.


Work is typically performed in a clinical and office environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.

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.

More searches like this