General Surgeon

Employer
Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health
Location
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Closing date
Nov 14, 2023

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Specialty
Surgery
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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At Lancaster General Health, our culture is what sets us apart and creates a lasting impression of our health system in the community and in the hearts of our patients and their families. A role with us is more than just a job, we ask that you Live Your Legacy at LGH by finding your passion in your everyday role, committing to those you serve, and reaching for your personal best.

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH, a member of the University of Pennsylvania Health System (Penn Medicine), is a not-for-profit health system with a comprehensive network of care encompassing Lancaster General Hospital (LGH), Women & Babies Hospital and the Lancaster Rehabilitation Hospital (a partnership with Kindred Healthcare). We are an Accredited Trauma Center-Level I through the Pennsylvania Trauma Systems Foundation with over 800 Licensed beds. Our membership in Penn Medicine brings together the strengths of a world-renowned, not-for-profit academic medical center and a nationally recognized, not-for-profit community healthcare system.

We are recognized as 1 of only 9 hospitals in the entire country with awards in Medicare.Gov, LEAPFROG and Healthgrades Americas 50 Best Hospitals. We have attained five year Magnet recognition status for the fifth time with the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and are also the 2018 recipient of the Foster G. McGaw Prize in recognition of our commitment to community service.

Join us and be part of a team that empowers you to do more than your job and encourages you to:

Live Your Passion. Live Your Best. Live Your Commitment. Live Your Legacy.

Physicians at Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health provide a coordinated and holistic approach to care through our patient centered medical home model. We believe that care must incorporate all needs of the patient. This includes medically necessary before and after care services, as well as access to socio-economic resources in the community, to ensure their wellbeing as the ultimate path to recovery. Our belief in this type of approach allows our physicians the opportunity to participate in clinical and organizational improvement huddles, committees and other initiatives, providing opportunities to innovate within their own practices as well as the overarching health system.

Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health is seeking a full-time board certified/board eligible General Surgeon to join the Lancaster General Health Physicians Surgical Group (LGHP SG). Our busy multispecialty group has eight General Surgeons, two Minimally Invasive Surgeons, four Vascular Surgeons, two Colorectal Surgeons and two Breast Surgeons. The group has four dedicated general surgery Advanced Practice Providers (APPs) and two Vascular Surgery APPs facilitating daily rounds, servicing consults, and providing operative first assistance. We pride ourselves in our teamwork and strong supportive close knit group atmosphere. Our surgeons have a variety of experience levels and share responsibility for inpatient care at one hospital. Lancaster General Hospital is a modern 525 bed hospital with a full range of consulting physician specialists and Interventional Radiology services. Our operating rooms are equipped with full complement of equipment including access to DaVinci Xi robots. Operative privileges include Lancaster General Hospital and The Ambulatory Surgical Facility (ASF) within the Suburban Outpatient Pavilion (SOP). The outpatient office is located within the SOP and provides full office staff support with an excellent team of office manager, medical assistants, front desk staff, a dedicated physician assistant and experienced Registered Nurses. Our practice is the only General Surgery group within a large health system and network of referring primary care practices. We participate in excellent cancer care through subspecialty surgeon work in the Ann B Barshinger Cancer Institute (ABBCI). Our collaboration with the University of Pennsylvania Health System allows access to tertiary care and various other resources such as clinical trials and education opportunities. Join a robust group of surgeons who value the collaboration and excellence in the surgical care of its community.

Requirements include:

  • Must be a graduate of an accredited School of Medicine (allopathic/osteopathic)
  • Completion of an accredited General Surgery residency
  • Possess or able to obtain an unrestricted PA medical license
  • Board certified or board eligible
  • Interest and experience in minimally invasive surgery desired

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program so that our employees can stay actively engaged and committed to living their legacy every day. Together, we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH combines a Nationally Ranked Hospital with great schools, safe neighborhoods, affordable housing, local community events and festivals as well as a wealth of cultural and recreational activities. The scenic Susquehanna River Valley provides opportunities for fishing, skiing, kayaking, hiking and mountain biking in addition to easy access to NJ shoreline or Delaware beaches. Urban life is easily accessible, with New York, Baltimore, Philadelphia and Washington D.C. a train ride away. Local universities, Fulton Theatre, the downtown shopping and dining district, and local sports teams make Lancaster a great place to Live, Work and Play.

For more information or to apply, email: LGH.PhysicianApply@pennmedicine.upenn.edu

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce that treats all people with respect and dignity ensuring health equity. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.

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