Physician Colorectal Surgery

Employer
Geisinger
Location
Danville, PA
Posted
Jun 16, 2022
Ref
R-33341
Specialty
Surgery, General
Position Type
Permanent
Job Summary

Job Duties

Geisinger is seeking a fellowship trained Colorectal Surgeon to join our health delivery system. Geisinger is one of the nation’s largest health service organizations serving patients throughout Pennsylvania

Position Details:

  • This position will be at our Geisinger Medical Center (GMC) in Danville, Pennsylvania
  • The Division of Colorectal Surgery will have a total of 7 surgeons across the system with 1 Advanced Practitioner
  • General Colorectal Surgery practice with a large volume of cancers and inflammatory bowel disease
  • Shared call
  • Academic environment with an ACGME accredited Colon and Rectal Surgery Fellowship as well as a General Surgery Residency coupled with a strong research infrastructure
  • The practice is approx 80% colorectal and 20% anorectal


Position Details

Trained to diagnose and treat various diseases of the intestinal tract, colon, rectum, anal canal and perianal area by medical and surgical means. Also deals with other organs and tissues (such as the liver and the urinary and female reproductive systems) involved with primary intestinal disease. Has the expertise to diagnose and manage anorectal conditions in the office setting. Also treats problems of the intestine and colon and performs endoscopic procedures to evaluate and treat problems such as cancer, polyps and inflammatory conditions.

  • 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 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.

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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