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Pediatric Surgeon

Employer
St. Luke’s University Health Network
Location
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Closing date
Jan 2, 2025

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Specialty
Surgery
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

St. Luke s University Health Network, the region s largest, most established health system, a major teaching hospital, and one of the nation s 100 Top Hospitals is seeking a passionate BC/BE Pediatric General Surgeon to join us and contribute to the growth of our rapidly developing Pediatric Surgery program at St. Luke s Children s Hospital, Bethlehem Campus.
As a result of the growth and investment in pediatric services, St. Luke s recently announced the establishment of St. Luke s Children s Hospital at the Bethlehem Campus. We are looking for providers who are excited about growth and new opportunities to join our team!
If you are excited by the prospect of working with an experienced pediatric surgeon to build and shape a new surgical division in a supportive environment, we look forward to speaking with you.
To learn more about our Children s Hospital and pediatric services, please visit https://www.slhn.org/pediatrics
Highlights include:

  • In 2023, St. Luke s announced the establishment of St. Luke s Children s Hospital at the Bethlehem Campus and is a proud member of the Children s Hospital Association, representing decades of growth and investment in pediatric services.
  • St. Luke s Children s Hospital and Department of Pediatrics consists of inpatient, neonatal, emergency medicine, primary and specialty care providers spread across a variety of practice locations. The Network also has a robust base of family practice providers all contributing to a large referral base.
  • The department is supported by a growing team of pediatric specialists spanning 40 specialty areas including pediatric surgery, GI, endocrinology, nephrology, developmental pediatrics, neurology, cardiology, dermatology, psychiatry, pulmonology, radiology, anesthesia, orthopedics, plastic surgery, and more! Many are conveniently located at St. Luke s Pediatric Specialty Center, the region s only freestanding building dedicated entirely to pediatric services.
  • The surgical program receives support from strong OR resources including pediatric anesthesiology (MDs and CRNAs), pediatric minimally invasive equipment and appropriate block time.
  • All pediatric and neonatal surgery occurs at St. Luke s Children s Hospital, Bethlehem Campus which is also home to a newly renovated 17-bed inpatient pediatric unit staffed 24/7 by pediatric hospitalists, an 8-bed Pediatric Intensive Care unit staffed 24/7 by pediatric intensivists and a Level III Surgical NICU for all neonatal surgeries staffed 24/7 by neonatologists. The Network also has an 8 bed Level II NICU at St. Luke s Allentown Campus, 26 bed Level III NICU at St. Luke s Anderson Campus, and a 6 bed Level II NICU at St. Luke s Upper Bucks Campus.
  • Growing OB department with nearly 5,000 deliveries per year. Strong MFM division as referral base for fetal anomalies/neonatal surgery.
  • Support from a stable team of pediatric locums surgeons to allow for a balanced call schedule.
  • Teaching and research opportunities with our well-established General Surgery residency program, medical school and affiliation with Temple University, and opportunity to work with the newly established Pediatric residency program.
  • Robust 12 hospital Network spread over a diverse geographic area providing emergency care for over 350,000 patients annually.
In joining St. Luke s University Health Network you ll enjoy:
  • Substantial compensation and a rich benefits package, including malpractice insurance, health and dental insurance, & CME allowance
  • Starting bonus!
  • Work/life balance & flexibility
  • Team-based care with well-educated, dedicated support staff
  • A culture in which innovation is highly valued
  • Professional support and growth within the network
  • Teaching, research, quality improvement and strategic development opportunities

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