Geisinger is looking for an Emergency Medicine Regional Medical Director to represent our Northeast region.
Reporting directly to the Chair of Emergency Medicine, the Regional Director will have the responsibility of assuring Geisinger's mission, vision, and values are upheld in their region. Along with the Chair and the Associate Vice President for Emergency Medicine, they will work collaboratively with other system, hospital, and EM leadership, front line staff and other stakeholders to provide timely, high quality emergency medical care for all patients who present to Geisinger's emergency departments.
The successful applicant will be expected to work their administrative and clinical time in the northeast region: Geisinger Wyoming Valley [Wilkes-Barre, PA], Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre [Wilkes-Barre, PA], Geisinger St. Luke's [Orwigsburg, PA]).
This full-time position is split 40% administrative and 60% clinical. In addition to working clinical shifts, the successful applicant will be administratively responsible for providing oversight and direction in their region to ensure high-quality medical care is provided to all patients in the Emergency Department (ED). The role will be expected to oversee and work in conjunction with other Emergency Medicine Associate Directors. Additionally, collaboration with other hospital departments is required to ensure the effective delivery of services in an organized and coordinated manner. The Regional Director will also foster educational opportunities, staff selection and hiring, coaching, and professional discipline with a strong focus on accountability. Individual qualities include, but are not limited to:
Exceptional Leadership: Provides unwavering leadership, with comfort and confidence, in all situations.
Integrity: Earns others' trust by consistently living out Geisinger's values (Kindness, Excellence, Learning, Innovation & Safety), and is regarded as an honest and steadfast person of exceptional moral character.
Motivating & Encouraging Others: Creates/fosters an environment where people feel valued and important; where staff are engaged and willingly give their best efforts.
Team Building: Brings people together around common goals and Geisinger's values.
Financial & Business Acumen: Demonstrates the ability to understand and use financial information for the good of the organization. Helps position the department in the market to be both successful and competitive.
Quality-Focused: Promotes organizational excellence and innovation by creating an environment where issues are addressed proactively, others feel free to suggest improvements to work processes, and persistently focuses on quality.
Sound Decision-Making: Makes executive decisions in a timely manner, considering all perspectives using good judgement and insight; consults others when needed/appropriate to arrive to the best outcome.
Systems Perspective: Provides leadership, planning, organization, staffing, coordination, and evaluation for EM in a regional fashion with an eye toward system activities. Possesses a clear vision for the organization; maintains a long-term perspective; creates a positive view of the future and inspires others toward it.
Education and experience (Required): Career emergency physician with proven clinical and administrative skills.
Ten (10) years of clinical practice
Five (5) years of leadership/management in EM or other pertinent and related healthcare role
Board certification in emergency medicine by ABEM or AOBEM
At Geisinger, we're not afraid to do things differently when it comes to delivering excellent care. That spirit of innovation and excellence drives everything we do, including:
Robust emergency medical services program: nine state-of-the-art helicopters stationed at six bases across the system, two Critical Care Ground Transports in a regional model a strong and growing ground EMS agency including our nationally recognized mobile integrated health program.
Longstanding EM Residency program in Central Region with planned EM residency program in the Northeast Region. Ultrasound fellowship program in Central.
Progressive care models focused on innovative early intervention and post-acute care options rather than historical reactivity to decrease hospital and ED congestion.
Growing pediatric emergency medicine program.
Established trauma program with trauma designations at multiple sites. Each region includes a Level 1 trauma center, comprehensive stroke center, and STEMI receiving center.
Embedded, multi-disciplinary team of care managers and clinical pharmacists in emergency departments to create a holistic, streamlined process from triage to discharge.
Geisinger has produced and is still home to industry leaders in our specialty including state and national leaders in ACEP, PACEP, ABEM, EMS, Research, and Education.
With Geisinger, you can also take advantage of:
Competitive compensation package & benefits including three robust retirement plans, CME, relocation, and more! To learn more about our extensive benefits that allow our employees to live well both in their professional and personal lives, click here.
Academic opportunities with Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. To learn more about how Geisinger is building healthcare teams of the future,click here.
Better quality of life - Enjoy the fresh air, short commutes, a lower cost of living, and tight-knit communities in our respective regions across Pennsylvania. To learn more about living in our service area, click here.
Satisfaction of working for a nationally recognized, physician-led healthcare organization committed to leading healthcare change. To learn more about Geisinger's many accolades, click here.
To learn more about why others chose Geisinger, click here.
Jaewon Ryu, MD, JD, FACEP, a Diplomate of the American Board of Emergency Medicine and Geisinger's president and chief executive 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.”
Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine- (Required)
Minimum of 5 years-Leadership (Preferred)
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 know that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.
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.