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Job Title Retina Specialist- Ophthalmologist- Geisinger Location Pittston, PA Job Category Physician Schedule Days Work Type Full time Department Northeast Region Ophthalmology Division Date posted 02/19/2024 Job ID R-58279

Job Summary

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. These providers are located away from the campus of the main hospital and often practice as their own separate entity.

Job Duties

Geisinger is seeking a BC/BE Ophthalmologist- Retina Specialist. A Successful candidates will join a collegial and well-established practice with more than 20 doctors representing multi-specialty Ophthalmologists and Optometrists. Our new associate will acquire an existing robust practice in their respective specialty. These are fantastic opportunities for new graduates or experienced Ophthalmologists.

Details:

  • Access to Spectralist OCT and Optos wide field imaging with dedicated and experienced photography staff Brand new facility with attached ASC
  • Nearby Geisinger hospital for cases requiring higher level of care Minimal travel to other facilities
  • Pascal laser
  • Support of residency at main campus 
  • Call divided among 7 retina specialists

We offer:

  • Medical school loan repayment available
  • Competitive straight salary model linked to quality and value versus productivity measures
  • Excellent benefits package, including Malpractice & Tail coverage
  • Relocation assistance
  • 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

The region offers a hassle-free community living allowing for a balanced professional career and a fulfilling personal lifestyle while in close proximity to NYC and Philadelphia.

A truly great opportunity to join the ever growing Geisinger system.  Geisinger is a physician led system offering comprehensive patient care to a large rural and urban population in central and northeast Pennsylvania.  We are the region’s largest healthcare employer.

Position Details

Education

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

Certification(s) and License(s)

Licensed Medical Doctor - State of Pennsylvania

Skills

Patient Care And Procedural Skills; Systems-Based Practice; 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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