Laparoscopic Bariatric Trained Surgeon (Our Lady of Lourdes Memorial Hospital)

Binghamton, New York
May 01, 2020
May 01, 2021
Full Time
Position Type

Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital has an outstanding opportunity for a full-time, board-eligible/board-certified Laparoscopic and Bariatric-trained surgeon to join a high-volume practice. In this role, you will join three surgeons at a hospital-employed physician group located on the hospital campus. The practice is supported by two Advanced Practice Providers who assist with follow-up patient visits, inpatient post-operative care and surgeries. The group performs the full range of general surgical procedures including advanced minimally invasive surgery, endocrine surgery and advanced colorectal surgery. Be a part of a program that has received a Center of Excellence distinction and has an excellent referral base, while enjoying all that the Southern Tier of New York has to offer from the community of Binghamton.

  • The APPs cover first call for physicians
  • Call will be 1:4
  • A broad physician network referral base is in place
  • 30 percent general surgery, 70 percent bariatric
  • Program performs close to 150 stapled cases per year
  • Good mix of gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy
  • New graduates are welcome to apply

Where You'll Work

Our Lady of Lourdes Memorial Hospital is a 267-bed, full-service community hospital. Leading the region in providing cutting-edge technology, Lourdes is also an IHI Mentoring Hospital with a demonstrated record of improving patient safety. Lourdes has a 10-bed ICU, a 24/7 Hospitalist program and its Emergency Department treats over 37,000 patients each year. Lourdes employs a network of 80 primary care providers, and independent specialists make up the rest of the 550+ medical staff. Lourdes has provided compassionate care to those in need since 1925.

Where You'll Live

A midsize university town in the Southern Tier of New York, Binghamton and the Southern Tier boasts an affordable cost of living that is 10 percent below the national average. Binghamton University, part of the State University of New York system, has been ranked in the top 50 public universities in the country for a decade. Recreation and leisure activities are plentiful in Binghamton's four-season climate and include excellent dining, museums, orchestra, ice hockey, opera, art galleries and historic landmarks.

Who You'll Work For

Ascension is the largest purpose-driven health system in the country, operating more than 2,600 sites of care, including 151 hospitals and 50-plus senior living facilities in 21 states and the District of Columbia. In fiscal year 2019, Ascension provided $2 billion in care through its community benefit programs, aligning with its mission to deliver compassionate, personalized care to all, especially those living in poverty. Headquartered in Missouri, Ascension employs 156,000 associates and 34,000 aligned providers.

Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veteran

Job ID Number: 12173

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