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Job Title Physician Wound Care Location Danville, PA Job Category Physician Schedule Days Work Type Full time Department Musculoskeletal Institute Department Date posted 03/07/2024 Job ID R-59249

Job Summary

Geisinger is a seeking a highly skilled and experienced Wound Care Specialist to join our team in Danville, Pennsylvania. As an integral member of our Musculoskeletal Institute you will play a crucial role in providing comprehensive wound care to patients with complex wounds.

Job Duties

At a Glance:

  • You would be joining a team of three other wound care providers.
  • Mix of inpatient and outpatient care.
  • Minimal Call Coverage.
  • No Weekend Coverage

Job Competencies:

  • Competences in the following: wound debridement, skin/wound biopsy, wound culture, incision and drainage. Use of bio-engineered skin substitutes.
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams, including endocrinologists, podiatrists, general, vascular, plastic, and orthopaedic surgeons, and infectious disease specialists, to develop comprehensive treatment plans tailored to each patient's unique needs. Ensure seamless coordination of care among healthcare professionals involved in the patient's treatment journey.
  • Communicate effectively with patients and their families, explaining diagnoses, treatment options, risks, and benefits in a compassionate and understandable manner. Provide guidance on post-operative care, rehabilitation protocols, and preventive measures to minimize complications and optimize outcomes.
  • Stay abreast of the latest advancements in wound care including but not limited to diabetic foot ulcers, pressure ulcers, venous leg ulcers, and arterial ulcers. Actively participate in research initiatives, clinical trials, and professional conferences to contribute to medical knowledge and improve patient outcomes.
  • Maintain accurate and detailed patient records, documenting medical history, surgical procedures, and treatment plans. Adhere to institutional and legal guidelines concerning patient privacy and data security.
  • Pursue ongoing education and training opportunities to, stay updated with emerging trends in wound care, and maintain professional certifications and licenses.

Position Details

Geisinger takes pride in the support we provide our physicians to promote a healthy work/life balance:

  • Medical school loan repayment
  • Monthly stipend available to current residents and fellows upon signature of an offer letter
  • Competitive straight salary model linked to quality and value versus productivity measures
  • Excellent benefit package, including Malpractice & Tail coverage
  • Full relocation reimbursement
  • Opportunities to participate in teaching, research and optimizing access for patients.
  • Fully integrated electronic health record (Epic)
  • Support and leadership from a full range of dedicated, experienced specialists & subspecialists
  • Professional opportunities for mentorship, growth and advancement

Board certification in Wound Care is required for this position and must be accomplished within two (2) years of either the date of hire.

Education

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

Certification(s) and License(s)

Licensed Medical Doctor - State of Pennsylvania

Skills

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

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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