Trauma Surgeon Opportunity
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Allegheny Health Network (AHN) is currently seeking a full time Trauma Surgeon to practice at both Allegheny General Hospital (Level I) and Forbes Hospital (Level II).
Allegheny General Hospital (AGH), a level I trauma center, has offered medical care to Pittsburgh and its surrounding areas for decades a mature trauma center and quaternary referral center. Allegheny General offers its patients state-of-the art surgical suites, innovative technology, and advanced medical treatments, which are delivered by its world-renowned doctors in conjunction with exceptional teams of nurses, technicians, clinicians and supporting staff for more than 3000 trauma patients/year in the 600 bed facility. The Trauma/ACS team is supported by a large General Surgery residency (6 chiefs/year), Surgical Critical Care fellowship, Critical Care APP fellowship, physician assistant/nurse practitioners, and administrative staff.
Forbes Hospital is located in Monroeville, Pennsylvania, 20 minutes east of downtown Pittsburgh. Forbes Hospital developed its accredited Level II Trauma Program in January 2013 and has become a busy center, seeing more than 1400 trauma patients/year and providing a significant amount of the acute care surgery coverage in this tertiary referral center. As a 350-bed facility with extensive subspecialty support, Forbes is also supported by residents, PA/NP’s, and unfailing administrative supportive from the hospital and network.
The qualified candidate should be board certified in Surgery and board eligible in Surgical Critical Care and have outstanding clinical skills and also a dedication to education and research. The ability to obtain and maintain a Pennsylvania Medical License and privileges with AHN are required.
Allegheny Health Network (AHN) is a subsidiary of Highmark Health, the third largest integrated health care delivery and financing system in the nation, and is an integrated delivery network focused on preserving health care choice and providing affordable, high-quality care to the people in our communities. With more than 14,000 employees including 7,400 health care professionals, and nearly 200 primary care and specialty care practices, Allegheny Health Network includes seven hospitals in Pennsylvania with nearly 2,400 licensed beds and continues to expand further into the community with facilities currently under construction.
Pittsburgh is a vibrant and exciting city, offering diverse culture, world-class arts and music, prestigious colleges and universities, proximity to state and local recreational parks, and a nationally-recognized culinary scene. It is home to major sports teams as well as key players within an ever-growing tech industry. Pittsburgh was named Zagat’s Top Food Town for 2015, and is recognized as one of the ‘most livable cities’ in the United States by Forbes and The Economist. Pittsburgh’s beautiful landscape, rivers and bridges, and affordable cost of living make it an attractive option for both individuals and families.
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