Director, Hematology/Oncology

Danville, Pennsylvania
Competitive salary and benefits
Apr 10, 2017
Jun 10, 2017
Medical Director
Full Time

Geisinger Health System is seeking an experienced leader to join and advance our services in Central Pennsylvania.

Director, Hematology/Oncology 
Geisinger Central Region, Danville, PA

Geisinger Medical Center is looking for a board-certified Director of Hematology/Oncology.  The position involves inpatient and outpatient clinical responsibilities. The infusion room at GMC is staffed by a seasoned group of oncology-certified nurses. The FACT-accredited Bone Marrow Transplant Program is based in Danville. The Director of Hematology/Oncology will report directly to the Chairman of the Cancer Institute.  The Director will join a skilled and cohesive group of physicians including the recently hired Director of Bone Marrow Transplant and Director of Clinical Trials.  The team is supported by a number of advanced practitioners, nurse navigators and case managers. GMC has QOPI, ACoS, NAPBC and ACR accreditations. The director will also be responsible for Hem/Onc outreach locations in Lewisburg, Selinsgrove, Hazleton, and Pottsville.

MyCode® Community Health Initiative has consented more than 112,000 Geisinger patients who will provide blood and/or tissue samples to be genetically sequenced. That data will be combined with each participant's medical record to provide Geisinger researchers with information to investigate new approaches to disease control, diagnosis and treatment. The study uses a broad consent and includes the ability to re-contact participants and share medically actionable results. As part of a partnership with Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, MyCode plans to collect samples from more than 250,000 consented patients, whose de-identified genomic data will help to improve patient care and speed drug discovery and development.

Please forward CV and letter of interest to:

Rajiv Panikkar, MD, Director, Cancer Services
c/o Julie Dent, Talent Management

Stop by and see us at Booth CF-13 at the ASCO Career Fair.

Geisinger Health System 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® and ProvenCare®. 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 with the addition of AtlantiCare, a National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient. The physician-led system is comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 12 hospital campuses, two research centers and a 510,000-member health plan, all of which leverage an estimated $8.9 billion positive impact on the Pennsylvania economy. 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.

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