This is truly an extraordinary time to join the Lehigh Valley Health Network. LVHN is one of the nation's most advanced health networks, offering comprehensive care in 95 clinical specialties. We are the region's largest employer and the health care provider of choice for more people in the region. Love Where You Work!
We are seeking an enthusiastic BC/BE Acute Care Surgeon who has great clinical and interpersonal skills to join our growing team in beautiful Lehigh Valley, PA. This full-time position incudes trauma surgery, acute care surgery, and critical care.
Lehigh Valley Hospital was the first verified and accredited trauma center in Pennsylvania and is among the busiest Level I trauma programs on the east coast. Attending Surgeons in this division have an opportunity for a significant academic experience which includes overseeing an RRC-approved Surgical Critical Care Fellowship (three fellows), daily teaching of General Surgery residents and medical students as well as participating in clinical research. Faculty appointments are available through the University of South Florida, College of Medicine, LVHN's academic partner.
A network champion for Trauma and Acute Care Surgery
Must be Board Eligible or Board Certified in General Surgery with Added Qualification in Surgical Critical Care
A current PA Medical License or ability to obtain one is required
Must be current as an ATLS Instructor
Benefits & Perks:
Attractive Work Schedule & Starting Bonus
Highly Competitive compensation with a superb benefits package
Low-cost health insurance for employees and their families
Top-tier retirement programs
Educational Stipend and Loan Forgiveness Assistance Program
Malpractice Insurance with Tail Coverage
Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) is a large nonprofit health system in eastern Pennsylvania with 19,000 colleagues, over 1,300 beds across five full-service hospital campuses, 2,900 medical staff, 200 outpatient practices, and an academic environment with 25 fully accredited, free standing residency and fellowship programs. Our physicians are eligible for faculty appointment with our academic partner - the University of South Florida. LVHN has been consistently ranked among America's Top Hospitals for over 20 years.
Lehigh Valley area:
The Lehigh Valley is a beautiful region in Eastern Pennsylvania which is located 1 hour north of Philadelphia & 1.5 hours west of New York City! This reasonable cost of living area consists of historic cities such as Allentown, Bethlehem, Easton and numerous small towns. The region is home to outstanding public and private schools, ten colleges and universities, safe neighborhoods, music festivals, minor league sport teams and a strong economy! To learn more about the Lehigh Valley visit: www.discoverlehighvalley.com
Individuals are required to adhere to all LVHN vaccination policies in effect at the time of hire. Employees will be subject to pre-employment drug and alcohol testing. Please note that safety sensitive positions cannot test positive for marijuana or its metabolites, medical or otherwise.
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