Physician Trauma Surgery

Employer
Geisinger
Location
Wilkes-Barre, PA
Posted
Aug 25, 2021
Ref
R-18339
Specialty
Surgery, Trauma
Position Type
Permanent
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 Centers located in Wilkes-Barre & 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 thirteen 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


For more information, visit geisinger.org/careers or contact:

Sarah Lipka, Talent Management Consultant, Geisinger

slipka1@geisinger.edu or 570-271-5406

Position Details

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.

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