Location: Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Wilkes Barre, PA
Hiring Manager:James Cook, MD
Geisinger is seeking an experienced Board-Certified Neonatologist to serve as Site Director of Neonatology at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center in Wilkes-Barre, PA. This is an excellent opportunity for a dynamic neonatologist to utilize superior leadership and interpersonal skills to recruit two additional neonatologists and one neonatal nurse practitioner to staff a regional referral center serving Northeast Pennsylvania.Qualified applicants are expected to have demonstrated superior clinical and leadership skills. Experience in hospital administration and quality improvement are desired.The Site Director will report to the Director of Newborn Services for Geisinger.An academic appointment is available through the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine.
Currently, the Geisinger Wyoming Valley NICU is a 12-bed, private-room level 2 unit located immediately adjacent to labor a delivery, built in 2011 to serve the citizens of Luzerne County, PA.The NICU receives 250 annual inborn admissions, participates in the Vermont-Oxford Network database, and serves as a training site for medical students from the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine.
The Site Director will be charged with developing the GWV NICU from its current level 2 capabilities, staffed by 2 neonatologists, into a level 3 NICU providing 24/7 delivery room and NICU coverage.The Site Director will be responsible for managing the physician group, collaborating with maternal fetal medicine, obstetrics, nursing and ancillary services. Ongoing outcomes assessment, maximizing patient satisfaction, and participation in system-wide NICU committees are expectations.The Site Director will maintain a close clinical and administrative relationship with Geisinger’s Director of Newborn Services.
For more information, please Kathy Kardisco, Department of Talent Management, at 570-214-4460 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
GEISINGER WYOMING VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER: (GWV), located in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., 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, The Richard and Marion Pearsall Heart Hospital, the Janet Weis Children’s Hospital Pediatric Unit, a transplant program and the Brain & Spine Tumor Institute. Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre is GWV’s ambulatory campus.
ABOUT GEISINGER: Geisinger is a physician-led health system comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of 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. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org, or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.
** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. 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.
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