Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health Posted Jul 6, 2020

Lancaster, PA

Trauma Surgeon

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 II through the Pennsylvania Trauma Systems Foundation with 786 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 achieved four-years of Magnet ® status with the American Nurses’ Credentialing Center (ANCC) and we are the 2018 recipient of the Foster G. McGaw Prize in recognition of the 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.

Job Profile Summary

Physicians at Lancaster General Health are often found collaborating with their peers and team members to 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 BC/BE Trauma Surgeon to join the only accredited Level II Trauma Center in Lancaster County. Join a collaborative team of eight surgeons and ten Advanced Practice Providers who ensure 24 hour/7 day coverage to respond to any emergency and who work closely with Penn Medicine Lancaster General’s Neurosurgical Trauma team and Orthopedic Associates of Lancaster. Our surgeons have the opportunity to be involved in resident education with our rotating students from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. This practice is not only providing care for patients who experience traumatic injuries but also on call for emergency surgeries, including acute appendicitis, acute cholecystitis, and perforated or ischemic bowel. Our operating room readiness team is on stand-by around the clock and is equipped with the most advanced tools for delivering high quality care.

• Must be a graduate of an accredited School of Medicine (Allopathic/Osteopathic)
• Completion of an accredited General Surgery Residency
• Completion of an accredited Trauma/Surgical Critical Care fellowship
• Possess or able to obtain an unrestricted PA Medical License
• Board Certified or Board Eligible

PENN MEDICINE LGHP offers a comprehensive benefits package:
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.

How to apply

https://lghealth.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/LGHealth_Career/job/Lancaster-General-Hospital/Trauma-Surgeon_REQ-0015194

Location

Lancaster, PA 19602

Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health
Trauma Surgeon
Lancaster, PA
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