Geisinger's Musculoskeletal Institute is seeking a Section Chair of Wound Care for Geisinger's Northeast region. This position will direct providers, faculty, residents, staff, and other clinicians, to optimize the care of patients, support research endeavors, and provide effective and meaningful educational programs across the department.
Collaborate with System Wound Care Director to provide leadership, planning, organization, staffing, coordination, and evaluation for the organization's activities.
Work collaboratively with clinical and administrative leaders to establish appropriate programming of clinical, teaching, research and educational programs within the department.
Responsible for all quality improvement efforts in the department. Directs and oversees the clinical and operational management of the department.
Responsible for all organizational, accrediting and regulatory agency standards, policies, and procedures.
Clinical role with dedicated administrative time.
Seeking candidates that possess:
Strong interpersonal skills to build and maintain a strong multidisciplinary wound care program and regularly collaborate with other specialties in the care of complex wound patients.
Proficiency in managing all stages of acute and chronic wounds including assessment, diagnosis, establishment of treatment plans.
Proficiency in performing wound care procedures including debridement, incision and drainage, skin, and wound biopsy.
Wound Care experience and HBO certification or willingness to become certified.
Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine- (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)
Licensed Medical Doctor - State of Pennsylvania
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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.
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