They have expertise in the management of the critically ill and postoperative patient, particularly the trauma victim, and specialize in critical care medicine diagnoses and treat and support patients with multiple organ dysfunction. This specialist may have administrative responsibilities for intensive care units and may also facilitate and coordinate patient care among the primary physician, the critical care staff and other specialists.
Geisinger's Northeast Pennsylvania Trauma department is seeking BE/BC Critical Care Trauma Surgeons to join their state verified Level II Trauma Centers located in Wilkes-Barre & Scranton, Pennsylvania.
This is an outstanding opportunity for another member to join our team in providing care to patients in all three facets of Acute Care Surgery.
In addition to providing coverage of the trauma service and surgical critical care, there is an active emergency general surgery service, with dedicated OR time
Our Trauma dept includes thirteen Critical Care Trauma Surgeons and a team of Physician Assistants assisting with the care of the patients in both the inpatient setting, and in the trauma/ emergency general surgery clinic
The trauma program is supported by a surgical residency program
Additional PI staff, outreach, and registry staff who facilitate patient care
Employed position with Geisinger
In addition to clinical responsibilities, the candidate will have the option to conduct clinical research and be involved in resident and medical student education with the potential for an academic appointment at the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine commensurate with your experience.
Living in Northeast Pennsylvania
Safe neighborhoods, affordable housing, and Natural Beauty collide
2 hours to New York City and Philadelphia
International Airport, Sporting Events, Ski Resorts, and Fine Dining
9 Universities and Graduate Institutions in the immediate area plus excellent public and private schools
Local mountain range provides great fishing, skiing, canoeing, kayaking, hiking, and biking
Enjoy a day trip to NYC, the Beach, or the mountains in the Poconos
Progressive and diverse city region of over 550K
For more information, visit geisinger.org/careers or contact:
Sarah Lipka, Talent Management Consultant, Geisinger
Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine- (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)
Licensed Medical Doctor - State of Pennsylvania
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