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Job Title Physician OB Laborist Location Wilkes-Barre, PA Job Category Physician Hospital Based; Physician, Physician Schedule Days Work Type Full time Department Wilkes-Barre OB/GYN Department Date posted 11/03/2022 Job ID R-21249

Job Summary

Geisinger, one of the premier tertiary medical systems on the east coast, serving the northeast and central Pennsylvania regions, is recruiting an OB Laborists/Hospitalist to join the team at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical (GWV) Center, in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania and Geisinger Community Medical Center (GCMC) in Scranton, Pennsylvania.

Job Duties

The ideal candidate will be a more seasoned candidate, great team player, experience working with midwives and enjoys co-managing with them. Opportunities exist for working with both medical students and residents. In this role you will focus on giving inpatient care to pregnant women, managing labor and delivery on both an emergency and routine basis. GWV has roughly 1900 deliveries per year, and GCMC close to 500 in year 1 of being open.

Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center is an acute care hospital that is licensed for 274 beds and houses the only Level II trauma center in Luzerne County. The campus includes the Frank M. and Dorothea Henry Cancer Center (which is being expanded and will feature 4 stories with an 18-bed inpatient unit), the Richard and Marion Pearsall Heart Hospital, the Janet Weis Children’s Hospital Pediatric Unit which consists of a level II NICU and a transplant program. Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre is GWV’s ambulatory campus.

Geisinger Community Medical Center is an acute, tertiary-care hospital licensed for 293 beds that offers expansive ranges of services through multiple departments. We have a brand-new birthing suite featuring state of the art rooms and an OR Room.

Position Details

We take pride in the benefits we offer:

  • Competitive straight salary model linked to quality and values vs. productivity; with a forgivable loan incentive
  • Full relocation
  • Health Insurance benefits beginning on day 1
  • Malpractice insurance with tail coverage
  • CME is $3500
  • A generous employer contribution to retirement

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; Professional Etiquette; 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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