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Job Title Physician Pediatric Surgery Location Danville, Pennsylvania Job Category Physician Schedule Days Work Type Full time Department Pediatric Surgery Division Date posted 04/06/2021 Job ID R-10972

Job Summary

A surgeon with expertise in the management of surgical conditions in premature and newborn infants, children and adolescents.

Job Duties

Geisinger Janet Weis Children’s Hospital in Danville, Pennsylvania, is seeking a BC/BE, full-time Pediatric Trauma Program Director to join Geisinger Medical Center’s Department of Surgery. This position will oversee our Pediatric Trauma program and be a split role with clinical and program director leadership responsibilities.

  • Individual will lead our Pediatric Trauma program
  • Oversight of our Level II pediatric trauma center
  • Opportunity for TEACHING medical students and surgical and pediatric residents
  • NSQIP- Pediatric center and robust PIPs program seeking ACS Children’s Surgery verification
  • Clinical RESEARCH opportunities are available.
  • High volume of neonatal and index cases
  • Supported by a full complement of pediatric medical/surgical subspecialties

A competitive compensation and benefits package is offered for this position

Geisinger Janet Weis Children’s Hospital is an 89-bed children’s hospital with a 30-bed NICU, a 14-bed PICU and separate wards for infants, toddlers and adolescents. Geisinger is committed to making better health easier for the more than 1 million people it serves. Geisinger includes 9 hospital campuses, a health plan with more than 540,000 members, 2 research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. With nearly 24,000 employees and more than 1,600 employed physicians, Geisinger boosts its hometown economies in Pennsylvania by billions of dollars annually.

Geisinger fosters an atmosphere of clinical excellence while offering a balanced lifestyle in Danville, Pennsylvania. With good schools, safe neighborhoods with affordable housing and a wealth of cultural and recreational activities. The surrounding natural beauty provides opportunities for fishing, skiing, canoeing, hiking and mountain biking. Urban life is easily accessible, with New York, Baltimore, Philadelphia or Washington D.C. just an afternoon’s drive away.

    Education

    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 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.

    About Geisinger

    Geisinger is committed to making better health easier for the more than 1 million people it serves. Founded more than 100 years ago by Abigail Geisinger, the system now includes nine 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 1,600 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.

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