Physician Trauma Surgery

Scranton, Pennsylvania
Oct 09, 2020
Surgery, Trauma
Position Type
Job Summary
They have expertise in the management of the critically ill and postoperative patient, particularly the trauma victim, and specialize in critical care medicine diagnoses and treat and support patients with multiple organ dysfunction. This specialist may have administrative responsibilities for intensive care units and may also facilitate and coordinate patient care among the primary physician, the critical care staff and other specialists.

Job Duties
Geisinger’s Northeast Pennsylvania Trauma department is seeking BE/BC Critical Care Trauma Surgeons to join their state verified Level II Trauma Center located in Scranton, Pennsylvania.

This is an outstandingopportunity for another member to join our team in providing care to patients in all three facets of Acute Care Surgery.
  • In addition to providing coverage of the trauma service and surgical critical care, there is an active emergency general surgery service, with dedicated OR time
  • Our Trauma dept includes eleven Critical Care Trauma Surgeons and a team of Physician Assistants assisting with the care of the patients in both the inpatient setting, and in the trauma/ emergency general surgery clinic
  • The trauma program is supported by a surgical residency program
  • Additional PI staff, outreach, and registry staff who facilitate patient care
  • Employed position with Geisinger

In addition to clinical responsibilities, the candidate will have the option to conduct clinical research and be involved in resident and medical student education withthe potentialfor an academic appointment at the Geisinger CommonwealthSchool of Medicine commensurate withyour experience.

Living in Northeast Pennsylvania
  • Safe neighborhoods, affordable housing, and Natural Beauty collide
  • 2 hours to New York City and Philadelphia
  • International Airport, Sporting Events, Ski Resorts, and Fine Dining
  • 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
  • Enjoy a day trip to NYC, the Beach, or the mountains in the Poconos
  • Progressive and diverse city region of over 550K

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.

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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