Surgical Oncology- Geisinger

Wilkes-Barre, PA
Nov 21, 2023
Surgery, General
Position Type
Job Summary

An oncology surgeon focuses on the surgical management of malignant neoplasms (cancer). The surgeon establishes the diagnosis and provides the preoperative, operative and postoperative care to surgical patients and is usually responsible for the comprehensive management of the trauma victim and the critically ill surgical patient.

Job Duties

  • Our Geisinger Surgical Oncologist team is seeking a BE/BC Surgical Oncologist that is hardworking, energetic, work collaboratively with peers and other multidisciplinary providers, advance practitioners and specialty staff (licensed and non-licensed), excellent communication skills, focus on patient access and patient satisfaction

    Details: Breast Program, NAPBC Certified,GI Multidisciplinary Clinic,Well established Tumor Board and Cancer Committee, Participation in Clinical Trial, EMR: EPIC, Hospital Based Clinic (HOP), JCAHO accredited integrated health system

    New Cancer Center - opened 2022!
  • 100% Clinical position with ability to teach Residents & Medical Students
  • Shared call
  • Multidisciplinary approach to the treatment of solid tumors
  • Lymphatic mapping and sentinel lymph node dissection
  • Radiofrequency ablation for hepatic neoplasms
  • Advanced Laparoscopy training
  • Surgical ultrasounds
  • Breast ultrasounds and image-guided breast biopsy
  • Transabdominal/intraoperative/laparoscopic abdominal ultrasounds
  • Cyberknife clinical training
  • Microwave ablation of hepatic tumor
  • Laparoscopic ablation of hepatic tumor
  • Hepatic ultrasound – open and laparoscopic
  • Hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy

Position Details

  • 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.


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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