Physician Gastroenterology

Wilkes-Barre, PA
Jul 12, 2022
Position Type
Job Summary

Wilkes-Barre Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center and Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center

Job Duties

The Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center (WBVAMC) and Geisinger Wyoming Valley (GWV) Medical Center are seeking applications for a board-certified/board-eligible Gastroenterologist to support continued growth within both organizations.

The successful candidate will receive a joint appointment at the WBVAMC and GWV, as well as the opportunity for faculty appointment at Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. Working part-time (65%) at the Wilkes-Barre VAMC and part-time (35%) at the Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center allows access to a large patient database for research through both organizations and eligibility for VA research funding. There is also ample opportunity for teaching medical students, residents, and Gastroenterology fellows.

The ideal candidate would be able to leverage the uniqueness of this opportunity to fulfill interests in clinical research and teaching with dedicated time allotted.

Position Details

WBVAMC Gastroenterologists are responsible for the evaluation of inpatient and outpatient GI consults, performing endoscopic procedures consistent with their scope of practice, and other patient care duties as necessary. In addition to our continuing commitment to quality Veteran care, the Wilkes-Barre VAMC is also a teaching hospital with medical students and residents that rotate through our GI department. If interested in research, we have fully accredited research programs and research grants can be submitted through VHA for approval.

Interested applicants must apply to both organizations to receive consideration:

VA application can be found by visiting, searching for vacancy number 10316085, and following the instructions to apply online.


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.

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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