Physician Pediatric Surgery- Director

Employer
Geisinger
Location
Danville, Pennsylvania
Posted
Mar 18, 2021
Ref
R-10970
Position Type
Permanent
Job Summary
BC/BE, full-time Pediatric Trauma Program Director - will oversee our Pediatric Trauma program and be a split role with clinical and program director leadership responsibilities.

Job Duties
Geisinger Janet Weis Children’s Hospital in Danville, Pennsylvania, is seeking a BC/BE, full-time Pediatric Trauma Program Director to join Geisinger Medical Center’s Department of Surgery. This position will oversee our Pediatric Trauma program and be a split role with clinical and program director leadership responsibilities.

  • Individual will lead our Pediatric Trauma program
  • Oversight of our Level II pediatric trauma center
  • Opportunity for TEACHING medical students and surgical and pediatric residents
  • NSQIP- Pediatric center and robust PIPs program seeking ACS Children’s Surgery verification
  • Clinical RESEARCH opportunities are available
  • In 2020, Geisinger Medical Center admitted over 560 pediatric injury patients under the age of 18 years, admitted for care and observation. Approximately 475 of the patients are under the age of 15 years
  • Supported by a full complement of pediatric medical/surgical subspecialties


A competitive compensation and benefits package is offered for this position
Located in Pennsylvania, Geisinger Medical Center/ Janet Weis Children’s Hospital in Danville PA, houses the adult level 1 and pediatric level 2 trauma program. Geisinger Janet Weis Children’s Hospital is an 89-bed children’s hospital with a 30-bed NICU, a 14-bed PICU and separate wards for infants, toddlers and adolescents. Geisinger is committed to making better health easier for the more than 1 million people it serves. Geisinger includes 9 hospital campuses, a health plan with more than 540,000 members, 2 research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. With nearly 24,000 employees and more than 1,600 employed physicians, Geisinger boosts its hometown economies in Pennsylvania by billions of dollars annually.

Geisinger fosters an atmosphere of clinical excellence while offering a balanced lifestyle in Danville, Pennsylvania. With good schools, safe neighborhoods with 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, Baltimore, Philadelphia or Washington D.C. just an afternoon’s drive away.

Join our team discover for yourself how Geisinger’s award-winning, physician-led system focuses on patient care through innovative care models, compassionate providers and robust integrated technology.

Position Details
Geisinger Janet Weis Children’s Hospital in Danville, Pennsylvania, is seeking a BC/BE, full-time Pediatric Trauma Program Director to join Geisinger Medical Center’s Department of Surgery. This position will oversee our Pediatric Trauma program and be a split role with clinical and program director leadership responsibilities.

  • Individual will lead our Pediatric Trauma program
  • Oversight of our Level II pediatric trauma center
  • Opportunity for TEACHING medical students and surgical and pediatric residents
  • NSQIP- Pediatric center and robust PIPs program seeking ACS Children’s Surgery verification
  • Clinical RESEARCH opportunities are available
  • In 2020, Geisinger Medical Center admitted over 560 pediatric injury patients under the age of 18 years, admitted for care and observation. Approximately 475 of the patients are under the age of 15 years
  • Supported by a full complement of pediatric medical/surgical subspecialties


A competitive compensation and benefits package is offered for this position
Located in Pennsylvania, Geisinger Medical Center/ Janet Weis Children’s Hospital in Danville PA, houses the adult level 1 and pediatric level 2 trauma program. Geisinger Janet Weis Children’s Hospital is an 89-bed children’s hospital with a 30-bed NICU, a 14-bed PICU and separate wards for infants, toddlers and adolescents. Geisinger is committed to making better health easier for the more than 1 million people it serves. Geisinger includes 9 hospital campuses, a health plan with more than 540,000 members, 2 research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. With nearly 24,000 employees and more than 1,600 employed physicians, Geisinger boosts its hometown economies in Pennsylvania by billions of dollars annually.

Geisinger fosters an atmosphere of clinical excellence while offering a balanced lifestyle in Danville, Pennsylvania. With good schools, safe neighborhoods with 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, Baltimore, Philadelphia or Washington D.C. just an afternoon’s drive away.

Join our team discover for yourself how Geisinger’s award-winning, physician-led system focuses on patient care through innovative care models, compassionate providers and robust integrated technology.

  • 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)

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

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. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and 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. 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.

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.