Trauma Surgeon

Employer
Lehigh Valley Hospital
Location
Parkside, Pennsylvania
Closing date
Jul 31, 2023

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Specialty
Surgery
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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Lehigh Valley Health Network is seeking an enthusiastic board certified/board eligible general surgeon who has exceptional clinical and interpersonal skills to join our surgical team at Lehigh Valley Hospital Pocono in beautiful East Stroudsburg, PA.

Practice Overview:

  • High functioning level III trauma center with approximately 1400 + patient contacts a year
  • Elective general surgery practice in addition to running trauma center
  • Time will be split between:
    • Rounding on the inpatient trauma and acute care surgical patients
    • Outpatient office setting for trauma and surgical follow ups, as well as new elective general surgical patients
    • Respond to trauma alert activations
    • Cover acute care surgery when group is on call
    • Call which is in general 1:4

Job Qualifications:

  • Must be Board Eligible or Certified by American Board of Surgery or American Osteopathic Board of Surgery
  • Willing to take Emergency General Surgery call and Trauma Surgery call
  • A valid PA Medical License or ability to obtain one is required
  • Current ATLS certification (instructor status preferred)

Benefits & Perks:

  • Attractive Work Schedule
  • Highly Competitive compensation with a superb benefits package
  • Low-cost health insurance for employees and their families
  • Generous CME allowance and time
  • Top-tier retirement programs
  • Malpractice Insurance with Tail Coverage
  • Relocation Assistance

East Stroudsburg, Pa is a location in the Pocono region of Northeastern Pennsylvania that offers four seasons of full outdoor activities that range from hiking, skiing, hunting, fishing, and whitewater rafting to NASCAR and Indy Car events. New York City is only a 90-minute drive away and Philadelphia is within 2 hours.

To learn more visit: https://www.poconomountains.com/

Lehigh Valley Hospital Pocono is a 231-bed campus (Joined LVHN Jan 2017). Employing 230 physicians with 2,000 total employees, 51 bed emergency department (over 85,000 annual patient visits), plus 40,000 annual patient visits to urgent care locations, 10 surgical suites / OR s (and large ambulatory surgical area). Plus 1 trauma bay. DaVinci Robot is available for MIS procedures. LVH-Pocono has a combined ICU with medical and surgical patients. Trauma/Surgical Critical Care co-manages their ICU patients with Medical Critical Care (Medical Critical Care mostly for night coverage purposes when the general surgeons are on call). No formal SICU service exists.

Influenza vaccination and COVID-19 Vaccination is required for all colleagues unless medically contraindicated or due to a bona fide religious belief or practice. Applicants possessing a medical marijuana card will not be considered for safety sensitive positions.

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