Chair of Surgery Institute, Geisinger

Danville, Pennsylvania
Oct 29, 2021
Nov 28, 2021
Full Time

Chair of Surgery Institute, Geisinger

Geisinger is seeking a new Chair of the Surgery Institute. This position represents an outstanding opportunity for a distinguished surgeon to provide strategic leadership, direction, and coordination for the clinical, teaching, and research components of the Surgery Institute, while working collaboratively with medical, administrative, and other institute leadership to meet and exceed hospital goals. The position is a system-wide Chair role that will enable a physician to run a successful institute while continuing to work in clinical practice, as well as being a valuable member of the senior management team.

Geisinger is an integrated health services organization widely recognized for its innovative use of technology and the development of innovative care delivery models. Geisinger had its beginnings in the small community of Danville, located in central Pennsylvania along the northern branch of the Susquehanna River. Today, Geisinger is regarded as a national model for healthcare transformation for its innovation in delivering superior care at an affordable cost. From its modest beginnings, Geisinger now encompasses an extensive array of health services, providers, and capabilities, including 9 acute-care hospitals, 2,220 licensed hospital beds and approximately $7B in revenue.

The Surgery Institute at Geisinger offers a wide range of surgical specialties. It is built around ProvenRecovery, a program designed to help patients recover faster and return home sooner. The Surgery Institute is known for its outstanding patient care, as a leader in precision medicine research, and training the next general of surgeons through its robust surgical fellowships and residencies.

The disciplines in the Surgery Institute include:

  • General Surgery
  • Ophthalmology
  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and Dentistry
  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Transplantation
  • Trauma and Critical Care Surgery
  • Urology

The successful candidate will be a highly energetic, collaborative, and creative physician with a strong track record of program growth and innovation. This person will have the opportunity to enact a vision, connect with surrounding communities, and focus on continued clinical excellence.

Applications should include a detailed curriculum vitae that highlights the applicant’s personal vision and relevant leadership experience. The priority review deadline is November 12, 2021.