Physician - Radiation Oncology Job in Scranton, Pennsylvania

Regional Hospital of Scranton Seeks Radiation Oncologist to Join Multi-Specialty Group!

Physician

Radiation Oncology

Job Description

The Regional Hospital of Scranton is seeking a BC/BE Radiation Oncologist to join a large, multi-specialty group. Each year the group provides care to over 42,000 patients and performs over 17,000 surgical procedures. A competitive recruitment package is available and may include: relocation, annual CME allowance and medical education debt reimbursement.

Regional Hospital of Scranton is a 198-bed acute care hospital. The hospital has been nationally recognized for quality, and in 2012 – for the sixth consecutive year – was named one of America’s Top 50 Hospitals by HealthGrades, a national accrediting organization. For three years in a row, it has been named Best Hospital in the Scranton / Wilkes-Barre Area by U.S. News and World Report magazine and to Becker’s Hospital Review list of the leading 100 hospitals in the United States.

Scranton offers easy access to a number of major cities including Philadelphia, New York City and Baltimore. It is the sixth largest city in the state of Pennsylvania and is the geographic and cultural center of the Lackawanna River Valley. It is the largest city located in a contiguous quilt-work of former anthracite coal mining communities including the smaller cities of Wilkes-Barre, Pittston and Carbondale. 

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Employment Type: FULL TIME
Accepts J-1 Waivers: No
Accepts H-1b Visas: No
Accepts Search Firm Soliciations: No

Location Description

Three area hospitals and a number of outpatient clinics now officially belong to Community Health Systems Inc., a for-profit company that has promised to invest at least $68 million in the facilities over the next five years.

The $150 million sale of the former Mercy Hospital in Scranton, now called Regional Hospital of Scranton, as well as Tyler Memorial Hospital in Tunkhannock and Special Care Hospital in Nanticoke, was finalized Monday. Tennessee-based CHS, which owns Wilkes-Barre General, Pottstown Memorial Medical Center and 128 other hospitals throughout the country, was selected as a buyer for the facilities owned by Mercy Health Partners in February.

The new Mercy System includes the 198-bed Regional Hospital of Scranton (PA) and 48-bed Tyler Memorial Hospital in Tunkhannock, PA, bringing CHS' total number of acute hospitals in Pennsylvania to 13. CHS also acquired Mercy Health Partners' 67-bed Special Care Hospital in Nanticoke, PA, and other outpatient and ancillary services.

Despite the name changes and the shift from nonprofit to for-profit facilities, hospital and CHS officials said there will be little change in the day-to-day operations. CHS has agreed to keep on all hospital employees in good standing for at least one year and maintain relationships with all physicians serving on the hospitals' medical staffs.

The Scranton Plan

The Scranton Plan is the industrial marketing arm of The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce. The mission of The Scranton Plan is to create and retain jobs for Lackawanna County. With the help of two Chamber divisions, the Scranton Lackawanna Industrial Building Company (SLIBCO) and the Lackawanna Industrial Fund Enterprises (LIFE), the Scranton Plan is the driving force behind job creation and retention for Lackawanna County.

The Chamber's economic development programs have won numerous awards in the past for their efforts including the Top Economic Development Program in the nation by CUED in 2000, a Top Ten Local Economic Development Group in the May 2008 issue of Site Selection magazine and additional honors from PEDA, NEDA and the Small Business Administration.

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Regional Hospital of Scranton
746 Jefferson Avenue Scranton, PA 18510
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