Lehigh Valley Health Network Posted Dec 22, 2022

Allentown, PA

Lehigh Valley Health Network

Trauma General Surgeon

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 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:
Lehigh Valley Hospital was the first verified and accredited trauma center in Pennsylvania and is among the busiest 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, 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 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
• Relocation Assistance

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
Influenza vaccination and COVID-19 Vaccination is required for all colleagues unless medically contraindicated or due to a bona fide religious belief or practice. Applicants possessing a medical marijuana card will not be considered for safety sensitive positions.


How to apply

Interested candidates please email CV to Dr. Mark Cipolle, Chief of LVHN Trauma Surgery, c/o Lynne Jensen, Senior Provider Recruiter, at Lynne.Jensen@lvhn.org or call 484-294.5162.


1200 Cedar Crest Blvd
Allentown, PA 18103

Lehigh Valley Health Network
Trauma General Surgeon
Allentown, PA

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