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Physician Assistant Trauma Surgery

Job Title Physician Assistant Trauma Surgery Location Danville, PA Job Category Physician Assistant, Advanced Practice Schedule Days Work Type Full time Department GMC Trauma Surgery Advanced Practitioner Division Date posted 11/20/2023 Job ID R-34421

Job Summary

The Geisinger Medical Center Trauma Surgery team is searching for enthusiastic providers to join our team in Danville, Pennsylvania! We are the regional Level 1 Trauma Center providing care for the most highly injured patients in the area.

Job Duties

At a Glance

  • Shifts: 13 (12 hour shifts) every 4 weeks
  • Support staff: Physicians, Advanced Practice Providers, RNs (available all hours of operation), Phlebotomy, Radiology Techs
  • Electronic Health Record: Epic
  • Trauma Alerts and Consultations: Advanced Practice providers will staff Trauma Alerts and Consultations.  Staff will also provide care to admitted Trauma Surgery patients on our med-surg floors.
  • Services: In-patient care, outpatient care, procedures
    • Minimal OR time
    • Opportunity for procedures
    • Occasional outpatient clinic
    • Monthly AP Meetings and Journal Clubs
    • Supportive and accessible Attending Physicians
    • Work with multi-disciplinary team including nurses, case management, social workers
    • Monthly Morbidity and Mortality meetings
    • Fast-paced care with opportunities for continued learning.

We are proud to offer the following benefits:

  • Fully paid relocation
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • $3,000 & 10 days CME allowance annually
  • Excellent benefits package, including malpractice and tail coverage
  • PTO starting at 23 days per year
  • 6 paid holidays
  • Disability coverage
  • Automatically receive a 5% contribution to your 401k on us


Master's Degree-Physician Assistant (Required), Master's Degree-Nurse Practitioner (Required)

Certification(s) and License(s)

Licensed Nurse Practitioner Adult - Default Issuing Body; Basic Life Support Certification - Default Issuing Body; Certified Physician Assistant - National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)


Care Management Knowledge; Patient Assessment And Care; Clinical Policies And Standards; Patients Rights; Health Information Documentation; Patient Safety

About Geisinger

Founded more than 100 years ago by Abigail Geisinger, the system now includes ten hospital campuses, a 550,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. With nearly 24,000 employees and more than 1,700 employed physicians, Geisinger boosts its hometown economies in Pennsylvania by billions of dollars annually. Learn more at or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Geisinger values who you are, where you are from, and where you are going. We seek out people of various backgrounds and cultures with unique abilities, non-traditional career paths and ambitious aspirations. 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. Read more about Our Commitment to Inclusive Recruiting.

Our Vision & Values

Everything we do is about making better health easier 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.

Our Benefits

We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and prescription coverage.


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