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Neonatology Site Director

Wilkes-Barre, PA
Posted Date
Jul 9, 2024

Job Details

Job Summary

Geisinger Health System (GHS) is seeking an experienced Board-Certified Neonatologist to serve as Site Director of Neonatology at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center in Wilkes-Barre, PA. This is an excellent opportunity for a dynamic neonatologist to utilize superior leadership and interpersonal skills to head a group of 3 associate neonatologists and 2 advanced NICU practitioners to provide continuous in-house coverage at a regional referral center serving Northeastern Pennsylvania. Qualified applicants are expected to have demonstrated superior clinical and leadership skills; experience in hospital administration and quality improvement is beneficial. The Site Director will report to the Director of Newborn Services for the Geisinger Health System. An academic appointment is available through the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. Currently, the Geisinger Wyoming Valley NICU is a 14-bed, private-roomed level 3 unit located immediately adjacent to labor and delivery. The NICU receives over 300 annual inborn admissions, participates in the expanded Vermont-Oxford Network database, and serves as a training site for medical students from the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine.

Job Duties

The Site Director will be charged with managing the future growth of the GWV NICU from its current level 14 beds and collaborating with leadership at the Level IV NICU regional referral center in Danville, PA. The Site Director will be responsible for managing the GWV physician group and collaborating with maternal fetal medicine, obstetrics, nursing, and ancillary services. The site director is also expected to complete ongoing outcomes assessments, maximize patient satisfaction, and participate in system wide NICU committees and will maintain a close clinical and administrative relationship with Geisinger’s Director of Newborn Services.

Position Details

  • Forgivable recruitment loan
  • Relocation assistance
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Generous CME
  • Robust retirement plans
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness program qualifying employer


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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Geisinger is comprised of 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, a college of medicine and a nearly 600,000-member health plan serving more than three million residents in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and beyond. We have approximately 26,500 employees, including over 1,700 employed physicians, all of whom share a commitment to quality healthcare.

You don’t have to put your life on hold to move healthcare forward. At Geisinger, you’ll engage with industry leaders to create new care delivery models and enjoy a work/life balance that gets you home in time for dinner. You’ll be there for your family, friends, and neighbors – making a difference at home and across the country.

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