Thoracic Surgery - Physician Assistant

Job Title: Thoracic Surgery - Physician Assistant
Location: Danville, Pennsylvania
Job Category: Physician Assistants
Schedule: Days
Work Type: Full time
Department: GMC Cardiac Surgery Advanced Practitioner Division
Date Posted: 05/05/2021
Job ID: R-13162

Job Summary

Geisinger's Heart Institute is seeking a Thoracic Surgery Physician Assistant to join our growing team located at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania.

Job Duties

Geisinger’s Heart Institute is hiring a Physician Assistant to support the Geisinger Thoracic Surgery Department at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania.

Join Geisinger’s growing team of Thoracic Surgery providers, practicing state-of-the-art medicine! At Geisinger, you have an opportunity to make a meaningful impact on your patients’ lives! Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities.

This opportunity allows for the provider to:

  • First-assist in the operating room for all thoracic procedures including VATS and robotic surgery
  • Work in the outpatient clinic providing care to new and return patients
  • Inpatient rounding in the hospital on thoracic surgery patients
  • Perform bedside procedures when necessary
  • Participate in multi-disciplinary cancer conferences
  • Collaborating with Pulmonary, Oncology, Gastroenterology, Surgical Oncology, and other sub-specialties on the treatment of patients
  • Assist in the Lung Cancer Clinic and the Esophageal Cancer Clinic
  • Assist in the Lung Cancer Screening Program

The successful Physician Assistant must be a graduate of an ARC-approved physician assistant program, eligible or certified by the National Commission for the Certification of Physician Assistants and eligible or certified by the State Board of Medicine.

Geisinger takes pride in the support we provide our providers:

  • Excellent benefit package
  • Continuing Medical Education
  • Fully integrated electronic health record (Epic)
  • Support and leadership from a full range of dedicated, experienced specialists & subspecialists

Interested applicants, please reach out to Lori Surak, Senior Provider Recruiter at 570-218-9188 or


Master's Degree-Physician Assistant (Required)

Certification(s) and License(s)

Certified Physician Assistant - National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)

Our Purpose & Values

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 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.
Salary Range
$91,000.00 - 194,000.00
per Year
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Danville, PA 17821, US