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Physician Ophthalmology- Cornea

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Job Title Physician Ophthalmology- Cornea Location Danville, PA Job Category Physician Schedule Days Work Type Full time Department Ophthalmology Department Date posted 11/21/2023 Job ID R-30797

Job Duties

Geisinger Medical Center (GMC), Danville, Pennsylvania is seeking a BC/BE, fellowship-trained Cornea Specialist to fill a rewarding position in the Department of Ophthalmology.

This position provides an opportunity to join a well-established practice with multi-specialty Ophthalmologists and Optometrists.

About this position:

• Advanced technologies in diagnostic FA, Fundus Camera, HVF, Goldman Field, IOL Master, Immersion, OCT, Pachymetry, UBM, Idesign, anterior segment OCT and Topography

• Treatment options, including SLT Laser , YAG Laser, Argon Laser, excimer laser

• Two surgical facilities- one is at the outpatient surgery center and the other at GMC main campus nearby

• Support from a PA-C's and CRNP

• Practice location has 50 exam rooms located at the outpatient surgery center

• Shared call (home call)- Call is backing up residents , frequency 1 in 8 weeks.

• A large referral base from our onsite Optometrists, local Ophthalmologists and physicians in our satellite offices

Opportunity to perform cross linking, LASIK, DSEK, DMEK Opportunities to develop new program, perform research, and teach residents in a large, tertiary referral center.

Geisinger Health System serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania. Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. A mature electronic health record connects a comprehensive network of 12 hospital campuses, 43 community practice sites and nearly 1,600 Geisinger primary and specialty care physicians.

For more information, please visit geisinger.org/careers or contact: Dr. Herbert Ingraham, Department Chair Ophthalmology Geisinger c/o Sarah Lipka, Sr. Provider Recruiter Geisinger slipka1@geisinger.edu

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Position Details

  • Interviews patients to obtain information such as symptoms, medical histories, and family histories. Performs and/or interprets diagnostic tests as needed.
  • Diagnose and design a plan of treatment for injuries and/or illness. May prescribe or administer medications. Prepares, maintains, and reviews records that include patients' 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

An ophthalmologist has the knowledge and professional skills needed to provide comprehensive eye and vision care. Ophthalmologists are medically trained to diagnose, monitor and medically or surgically treat all ocular and visual disorders. This includes problems affecting the eye and its component structures, the eyelids, the orbit and the visual pathways.

Education

Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine- (Required)

Certification(s) and License(s)

Licensed Medical Doctor - State of Pennsylvania

Skills

Professional Etiquette; Patient Care And Procedural Skills; Systems-Based Practice

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 geisinger.org 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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