Lehigh Valley Health Network Posted Dec 18, 2019

Allentown, PA

Lehigh Valley Health Network

Trauma & Acute Care Surgeon – Level I & Level II Centers (Eastern Pennsylvania)

At Lehigh Valley Health Network, you have the opportunity to make an essential impact on the lives of your patients! We are seeking enthusiastic BC/BE Trauma 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.

Program Overview:
LVHN’s Division of Trauma and Critical Care Surgery serves an eight county area in Eastern Pennsylvania with a population of over two million. The Trauma System at LVHN has four air ambulances, a Level 1 Adult program at LVH-Cedar Crest in Allentown, a Level 2 Pediatric program at LVH-Cedar Crest, and is establishing a new Level 2 adult program at LVH-Muhlenberg in Bethlehem. It also includes a Level 3 Trauma Program at LVH-Pocono in East Stroudsburg and a Level 4 Trauma Center at LVH-Hazelton in Hazelton.

LVH-Cedar Crest is a 988-bed teaching hospital and was the first designated Level I trauma program in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. It is one of the busiest trauma centers in Pennsylvania, performing over 5,000 trauma evaluations per year that result in over 4,000 annual trauma admissions. The Level 2 Pediatric Trauma Program is supported by three pediatric surgeons at the integrated LVHN Reilly Children’s Hospital. The Trauma/Critical Care Surgery team at Lehigh Valley Hospital – Cedar Crest manages a 14-bed Trauma/Neurosurgical ICU, a 28-bed trauma step down unit, and co-manages a 33-bed Medical-Surgical ICU.

Attending Surgeons in this division have opportunity for significant academic component which includes overseeing a RRC-approved Surgical Critical Care Fellowship, 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.

Job Qualifications:
• A network champion for Trauma, Acute and Critical Care Surgery
• Must be Board Eligible or Board Certified with American Board of Surgery in Surgical Critical Care
• A current PA Medical License or ability to obtain one is required

Benefits & Perks:
• Highly Competitive compensation with a superb benefits package
• Residency/Fellowship Stipend and Loan Forgiveness Assistance Program
• 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

At Lehigh Valley Health Network, we have a Passion for Better Medicine and to provide first-rate clinical care for the people of our community in Eastern Pennsylvania! Consistently ranked among America’s 100 Great Hospitals we PRIDE ourselves on being the superior Health Network in the region! The highest quality of patient care & patient safety is reflected in our “A” rating by Leapfrog’s Hospital Safety Grade and the U.S. News & World Report.

Lehigh Valley area:
The Lehigh Valley is a charming region in Eastern Pennsylvania which is located 1 hour North of Philadelphia & 1.5 hours outside of NYC! The reasonable cost of living area consists of many historic cities such as Allentown, Easton, Bethlehem, and numerous elegant small towns. The region is home to great public and private schools, safe neighborhoods, prestigious universities, and a strong economy! The Lehigh Valley offers cultural and recreational options that include AAA sports venues, museums, symphonies, and art and music festivals. To learn more about the Lehigh Valley visit: www.discoverlehighvalley.com

LVHN Core Values
Lehigh Valley Health Network is a large non-profit and multispecialty health network consisting of 8 Hospital Campuses in Eastern Pennsylvania! Our 18,000+ colleagues are moving in the same direction and are guided by our PRIDE behaviors (Privacy, Respect, Involvement, Dignity, and Empathy). Click here to learn what it means to wear the LVHN Badge and become #LVHNProud!

How to apply

Interested candidates please email CV to Dr. Mark Cipolle, Chief of LVHN Trauma Surgery, c/o Mark Payson, Physician Recruiter, at Mark.Payson@lvhn.org or call 484-862-3226.

Location

1200 South Cedar Crest Blvd
Allentown, PA 18103

Lehigh Valley Health Network
Trauma & Acute Care Surgeon – Level I & Level II Centers (Eastern Pennsylvania)
Allentown, PA
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