Geisinger is seeking a BE/BC Fellowship trained Breast Surgeon to our system wide breast care team at Geisinger Wyoming Valley in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania.
This is an opportunity to join a well-established, comprehensive, NAPBC-accredited breast program with a strong referral base and excellent relationships between colleagues, community and patients that is part of a large, stable health system.
About the practice:
Team includes two fellowship-trained surgical oncologists, a dedicate Breast Nurse Coordinator and an Advanced Practice Providers.
Approximately 200 cancer cases a year, high risk / inherited risk breast patients and benign breast disease patients seen as well
Weekly Multidisciplinary Breast Clinic which includes the following disciplines: Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Clinical Trials, Social Work, Psychology /Behavioral Health, Plastic Surgery and Genetics.
Outpatient Lymphedema Program
Radiology services including dedicated breast MRI, Mammography and Ultrasound are provided in an ACR accredited breast facility.
Participation in the cancer survivorship program
This position offers education and research opportunities with Geisinger's Northeast General Surgery Residency Program
Living in Northeast Pennsylvania
Safe neighborhoods, affordable housing and place where natural beauty collide
2 hours to New York City, Philadelphia and the Jersey Shore
International Airport, sporting events, ski resorts, and fine dining
Multiple 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
A surgeon who is especially skilled in operating on the breast. A breast surgeon may biopsy a tumor in the breast and, if it is malignant, remove the tumor. A breast surgeon may also do breast reconstruction following a mastectomy for breast cancer. The surgeons who carry out this type of breast reconstruction may be breast oncology surgeons or plastic surgeons (surgeons trained in both these are known as oncoplastic surgeons).
Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine- (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)
Licensed Medical Doctor - State of Pennsylvania
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. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and 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. 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.
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 13... 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.