Physician Breast Surgeon- System Director Comprehensive Breast Program
Location: Danville, Pennsylvania
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: R-15015
A surgeon manages a broad spectrum of surgical conditions affecting almost any area of the body. The surgeon establishes the diagnosis and provides the preoperative, operative and postoperative care to surgical patients and is usually responsible for the comprehensive management of the trauma victim and the critically ill surgical patient. The surgeon uses a variety of diagnostic techniques, including endoscopy, for observing internal structures and may use specialized instruments during operative procedures. A general surgeon is expected to be familiar with the salient features of other surgical in order to recognize problems in those areas and to know when to refer a patient to another specialist.
The Department of General Surgery at Geisinger, a national leader in quality, innovation, research and education, isseeking aSystemDirectorboard certifiedBreast Surgeon at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania.
Join a full scope Breast Surgery practice with a multi-disciplinary approach to patient care. The practice has a special emphasis on an inherited risk and high-risk programs as well as research & teaching components.
This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced, fellowship-trained and board certified breast surgeon to supervise a team of surgeons and provide leadership and support for our three NAPBC-accredited breast programs.
A competitive compensation & excellent benefits package, including malpractice & tail coverage
70 % clinical, 30 % administrative role
Comprehensive interdisciplinary program with breast radiology on site
The leader willensuring qualityandstandardized care is delivered across the system
Blocked OR and clinic time
Support and leadership from a full range of dedicated, experienced specialists & subspecialists
Fully integrated electronic health record (Epic)
Geisinger fosters an atmosphere of clinical excellence while offering a balanced lifestyle in Danville Pennsylvania. With good schools, safe neighborhoods with affordable housing and a wealth of cultural and recreational activities. The surrounding natural beauty provides opportunities for fishing, skiing, canoeing, hiking and mountain biking. Urban life is easily accessible, with New York, Baltimore, Philadelphia or Washington D.C. just an afternoon's drive away.
Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine- (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)
Licensed Medical Doctor - State of Pennsylvania
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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.
At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh FoodFarmacy, a program that delivers life-saving healthy alternatives to patients with diabetes. With additional tools like our MyCode Community Health Initiative, one of the first health system genome sequencingprograms, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 1...3 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers. What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.