Anesthesiologist/PhD - Director of Clinical Research, Sayre, PA

The Guthrie Clinic's Robert Packer Hospital anesthesiology residency program seeks a physician-scientist anesthesiologist to oversee the clinical research activities of residents, medical students, and other faculty.

  • Ideally this candidate will either hold a PhD or be a recipient of a research grant.
  • The Director will partner with the Guthrie Foundation, the research division of the Guthrie Clinic.
  • The Foundation includes research coordinators and statisticians to assist with IRB submissions, obtaining consents, and analyzing data. 
  • Guthrie's Epic electronic health record and reporting infrastructure facilitates clinical retrospective reviews. 
  • The Director will help residents and students plan research projects and coordinate timelines for poster and presentation submissions to conferences.
  • The Director will also influence the submission of articles to publications, including anesthesiology specialty journals and The Guthrie Journal.
  • This anesthesiologist will also be involved with clinical teaching in the operating room several days per week.

Highlights of the Position

  • 18 State-of-the-Art Operating Rooms
  • Robust EHR used in all areas, including operating room (EPIC 10-Star health system, top 1% of EPIC Organizations)
  • Anesthesia Department manages OR schedule, providing the necessary structure for a smooth, efficient work day
  • 0.1 FTE Administrative

Comprehensive Compensation and Benefits

  • $575K total compensation
  • $25K starting bonus and $25K retention bonus each of following 3 years
  • $15K quality/citizenship bonus available yearly
  • Full benefits including medical, dental and disability insurance
  • Malpractice/liability insurance including tail coverage
  • Guthrie retirement savings plan (403B) with employer match (1/2 of first 6% that you invest) and (1-3.5%) age-based contributions
  • Allowance for licensure fees, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) certificate, and renewals

Work Life Balance

  • 4-6 weeks vacation time based on experience and tenure
  • 5 personal days per year
  • 7 holidays

Career Development

  • Meeting time - 14 days with options for home study
  • $3,400 annually for conference registration certifications, membership fees for specialty specific medical societies
  • Physician Mentoring and leadership training opportunities available

Supportive Transition

  • Relocation bonus - up to $15K for qualified candidates (subject to taxes)
  • Accompanying partner placement assistance available
  • Physician professional and social special interest groups
  • Dedicated on-boarding specialist and provider services team to ensure a successful start at Guthrie


Sayre, PA
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Stefano Ringer
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