Associate Director for Clinical Chemistry

The Department of Laboratory Medicine is seeking a clinical chemist to join our growing laboratories at Geisinger Health System. The position is based at the new, state-of-the-art central laboratory in Danville, PA. The successful candidate will share responsibility for chemistry and toxicology testing with 2 clinical chemists to assure quality, harmonization and standardization at 7 hospital laboratories and 8 clinic labs. The core laboratory performs more than 6 million tests annually. The Laboratory Medicine Department includes 39 pathologists and PhDs.

A PhD with board certification or eligibility in clinical chemistry is required. Experience directing a clinical chemistry laboratory, subspecialty expertise and a background that includes research and teaching are desirable.

Geisinger Health System serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of AtlantiCare, a National Malcolm Baldrige Award recipient. Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. A mature electronic health record connects a comprehensive network of 12 hospital campuses, 43 community practice sites and nearly 1,600 Geisinger primary and specialty care physicians. 

To learn more about these opportunities, contact Harold H. Harrison, MD, PhD, FACB, FCAP, Director of Clinical Pathology, c/o Lori Surak, Professional Staffing, at 800-845-7112 or

** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver.

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.