John P. Wiercinski

Bio

John P. Wiercinski, Regional Vice President for Gesinger Northeast, has been associated with Geisinger Health System since 2005-first serving as Chief Administrative Officer at Geisinger South Wilkes-Barreand being promoted to his regional role in Decmeber 2007.

Prior to joining Geisinger, he was the President and Chief Executive Officer at Shamokin Area Community Hospital; Senior Vice President for Operations at Bradford Medical Center in Bradford, PA; and Director for the Bureau of Planning for the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Mr. Wiercinski also served as Assistant Administrator and Captain with the United States AIr Force Hospital at Dover Air Force base in Delaware.

He earned a Master's Degree in Hospital and Health Administration from Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio, and his Bachelor of Science at The UNiversity of Scranton. A fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, Mr. Wiercinski is also the past Regional Pennsylvania Delegate to the American Hospital Association. Mr. Wiercinski serves as an adjunct professor at The University of Scranton and is on the boards of the Wyoming Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross, Scranton Chamber of Commerce and Lackawanna College. Mr. Wiercinski also serves on the Advisory Panel for the Hospice of the Sacred Heart and The Institute for Public Policy's Health Care Task Force.