Thoracic Surgeon

Employer
UPMC Pinnacle
Location
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Posted
Oct 28, 2020
Closes
Oct 28, 2021
Ref
2061162
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

UPMC Pinnacle is seeking a board certified/board eligible Thoracic Surgeon to join our expanding team. The ideal candidate should have skills and experience in surgery for both malignant and benign thoracic processes, including the full spectrum of pulmonary, esophageal, mediastinal and chest wall disease. Also, they should have experience in minimally invasive thoracic surgery (VATS) with robotic expertise.

  • Strong referral base including Medical Oncology, Cardiology, Pulmonary, Gastroenterology, Interventional Radiology and General Surgery
  • Access to state of the art technology such as Da Vinci Robot Xi, navigational bronchosopy, endobronchial suite
  • Opportunity to teach residents, medical students and advanced practice providers
  • Practice located in a new, modern and aesthetically pleasing suite
  • System-wide EPIC EMR

Professional Skills:

  • Board certified/Board eligible in Thoracic Surgery
  • Completed General Surgery residency training in an ACGME accredited Thoracic Surgery residency program
  • Team oriented with ability to work and interact with residents, fellow physicians and administration, as well as provide high-quality, compassionate care to patients

Benefits:

Highly competitive salary with incentive bonus plus a rich benefits package including malpractice coverage and retirement plan.  A relocation allowance is also provided.

UPMC Pinnacle is a nationally recognized leader in providing high-quality, patient-centered health care services in central Pennsylvania and surrounding rural communities. The not-for-profit system cares for more than 1.2 million area residents yearly, providing life-saving emergency care, essential primary care and leading-edge diagnostic services. The UPMC Pinnacle health system includes seven acute care hospitals with 1,161 licensed beds, over 160 outpatient clinics and ancillary facilities, more than 2,900 physicians and allied health professionals, and approximately 11,000 employees. It is a health care hub serving Dauphin, Cumberland, Perry, York, Lancaster, Lebanon, Juniata, Franklin, Adams, and parts of Snyder counties.

About Our Community

South central Pennsylvania offers endless possibilities: city excitement, rural respite, and suburban family life and community can all be found here. Enjoy excellent work-life balance with easy commutes to work. In addition to fabulous dining, we offer an abundance of sports, arts, cultural events, and entertainment. We are close to historically significant areas such as Gettysburg and world-famous Hershey Park and Hershey’s Chocolate World.

The area offers top-rated public schools, blue-ribbon private schools, and some of Pennsylvania’s top colleges and universities. Area school districts are consistently ranked in the top 20% of Pennsylvania. With affordable homes—a composite cost of living index of 99.7, compared to 126.5 in Philadelphia—it’s a great place to grow a career and family.

Listed among Forbes.com “America’s Most Livable Cities,” and ranked in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Cities to Live,” we are a two to three hour drive away from New York City, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C.

To Apply: saxtondw@upmc.edu

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