Provides care to patients and can recognize, diagnose and treat injuries and/or illnesses. Examines patients. Takes medical histories. Prescribes medications and orders, performs, and interprets diagnostic tests. Counsels patients on diet, hygiene, and preventive healthcare. May provide treatment by methods of including preventative measures, drugs and surgery.
Geisinger is seeking a BC/BE, Glaucoma Ophthalmologist to join our Department of Ophthalmology in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.Our new associate will join a collegial group comprised of optometrists, and comprehensive, oculoplastic, glaucoma, pediatric, retina and neuro-ophthalmologists. This is a fantastic opportunity for a new graduate or experienced glaucoma ophthalmologist to practice in a new state-of-the-art-facility. The region offers a hassle-free community living allowing for a balanced professional career and a fulfilling personal lifestyle while in close proximity to NYC and Philadelphia.
We are proud of the support we provide:
·Medical school loan repayment
·Monthly stipend available to fellows upon signature of an offer letter
·Competitive straight salary model linked to quality
·Excellent benefits package, including Malpractice & Tail coverage
·Opportunities to participate in teaching, research and optimizing access for patients
·Fully integrated electronic health record (Epic)
·Support and leadership from a full range of dedicated, experienced specialists & subspecialists
·Professional opportunities for mentorship, growth and advancement
Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine- (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)
Licensed Medical Doctor - State of Pennsylvania
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 Food
Farmacy, 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 sequencing
programs, 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.