Department Director, Vascular Surgeon

Wilkes-Barre, PA
May 14, 2022
Position Type
Job Summary

Geisinger’s Heart and Vascular Institute is seeking a Department Director for Vascular Surgery at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center (GWV) in Wilkes Barre, PA.

Job Duties

In conjunction with the Department Director for Vascular Surgery at Geisinger Community Medical Center (GCMC) in Scranton, a successful candidate will work collaboratively to build and grow vascular services in northeast Pennsylvania.

The vascular and endovascular surgery team in the northeast, consisting of 7 board-certified physicians at both GWV and GCMC, a full complement of advance practice providers at the hospitals, and an additional 7 surgeons system wide, ensures patients receive outstanding care backed by national best practices and research. The highly skilled team offers patients the broadest range of treatment options, from carotid surgery/stenting to open aortic surgery and aortic stent grafts. Vascular fellows and general surgery residents are an integral part of the team.

GWV has a Vascular operating room hybrid suite and an adjacent interventional lab that is used for routine cases.

Geisinger is a teaching hospital providing advanced care to the state of Pennsylvania using 7 Geisinger helicopters working to coordinate care at all three major Vascular Hospitals (GWV, GCMC, and GMC). Enjoy resources and support of an integrated health services organization that is nationally recognized for its dedication to quality and service, innovative use of the electronic health record, the development of innovative care models such as ProvenHealthNavigator ® and ProvenCare®, and its commitment to community with Geisinger at Home.

Key job features include:

  • 75% clinical and 25% administrative
  • Full-time, employed position
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Excellent benefits


  • Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (required)
  • Board certified in Vascular Surgery (required)
  • 8+ years post fellowship experience (required)
  • Leadership experience (strongly preferred)

Position Details


Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine- (Required)


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 know that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

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