JOB TITLE: Emergency Medicine Residency Program Director
LOCATION: Geisinger Wyoming Valley - Wilkes-Barre, PA
DEPARTMENT: Emergency Medicine
WORK SCHEDULE: Rotation
WORK TYPE: Full Time
Geisinger is seeking a board certified, Emergency Medicine (EM) trained physician to lead its brand-new EM Residency Program, based at Geisinger Wyoming Valley (GWV) in Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
Each year, a total of seven EM residents will be trained at GWV under the supervision and direction of the EM Residency Program Director. The EM Residency Program Director will be responsible for overseeing the educational development and operations of the residency program as well as maintaining an active clinical presence in GWV’s Emergency Department (ED) - 0.5 clinical and 0.5 administrative.
Geisinger Wyoming Valley, a designated level II trauma center, has a total of 274 licensed beds and houses the busiest ED in the health system, caring for over 65,000 patients per year. The ED includes 55 patient care areas, a three-bed self-contained trauma unit and a Rapid Evaluation Unit for vertical level threes. The hospital also is a designated level I Life Net receiving center for acute STEMIs and has a level I heart attack program.
Compassionate professionals – including some of the region’s most highly trained specialists and subspecialists (with all specialties and subspecialties represented) – and advanced technology, make GWV a destination for those with the most complex medical concerns and emergencies. GWV is home to the Richard and Marion Pearsall Heart Hospital, the Frank M. and Dorothea Henry Cancer Center, Janet Wise Children’s Hospital pediatric unit and level II NICU (which will soon transition to level III), as well as our Primary Stroke Center which is approaching comprehensive stroke center designation.
Geisinger has a very active EMS program which includes our very busy Life Flight team. Our Life Flight program averages 2,500 flights per year with nine state-of-the-art helicopters and six bases - the closest to GWV is only five minutes away at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport.
American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) or American Osteopathic Board of Emergency Medicine (AOBEM) certification,
5 years of Emergency Medicine experience preferred, with minimum of 3 years of core faculty experience at an academic institution,
Ongoing involvement in scholarly activity, including peer-reviewed publications,
Proven clinical and administrative skills, preferably in a residency,
A demonstrated ability to speak and teach on clinical matters related to Emergency Medicine,
And prior experience working with an integrated electronic medical record system.
This will be Geisinger’s second EM residency program in the system. Our first program, established in 1976, is one of the oldest of its kind and maintains full accreditation from the ACGME Residency Review Committee. The Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, located nearby in Scranton, PA, educates aspiring physicians and scientists to serve society using a community-based, patient-centered, interprofessional and evidence-based model of education that is committed to inclusion, promotes discovery and utilizes innovative techniques.
At Geisinger, you have an opportunity to make a meaningful impact on your patients’ and learner’s lives! We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. Also, listening to and learning from our patients, members and communities, teaches us valuable lessons in improving how we deliver care and shape the patient experience.
Jaewon Ryu, MD, FACEP, a Diplomate of the American Board of Emergency Medicine and Geisinger’s executive vice president and chief medical officer, said it best:
“Practicing emergency medicine at Geisinger offers physicians the opportunity to advance their careers while also making a huge impact, not only in the lives of our patients, but on the nation as a whole. Geisinger has been recognized as a leader in the industry for its innovative care delivery models that positively influence the way emergency medicine physicians practice everywhere.”
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 a Level II Trauma center. 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.
WILKES-BARRE, PA: Access to urban, suburban and rural communities is all available within 15 minutes from the GWV campus. Founded in 1770, Wilkes-Barre sits along the scenic Susquehanna River and is an outdoor enthusiast's paradise for kayaking, whitewater rafting and hiking an extensive system of hiking/biking trails. Four state parks and numerous ski areas make this a popular destination. Enjoy gaming at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, take in a minor-league Pittsburgh Penguins hockey game and watch the Railriders baseball team at PNC Field. The arts are an important part of Wilkes-Barre, with a Third Friday Artwalk and two large galleries, the Marquis and the Sordoni. The Fine Arts Fiesta will celebrate its 60th anniversary in 2015, with a juried show, demonstrations and performances. Luzerne County is home to several major colleges and universities, including two Penn State campuses.
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, LinkedInand 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.
*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.
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. Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. A mature electronic health record connects a comprehensive network of 13 hospital campuses, two research centers and nearly 1,600 Geisinger primary and specialty care physicians.Geisinger is an integrated health services organization widely recognized for its innovative use of the electronic health record and the development of innovative care delivery models such as ProvenHealth Navigator®, ProvenCare® and ProvenExperience®. As one of the nation’s largest health service organizations, Geisinger serves more than 3 million residents throughout 45 counties in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania, and also in southern New Jersey at AtlantiCare, a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and Geisinger Je...rsey Shore Hospital became the newest members of the Geisinger Family. The physician-led system is 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, all of which leverage an estimated $12.7 billion positive impact on the Pennsylvania and New Jersey economies. Geisinger has repeatedly garnered national accolades for integration, quality and service. In addition to fulfilling its patient care mission, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to medical education, research and community service. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org, or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.