St. Luke's University Health Network Posted Dec 17, 2020

Lehighton, PA

General Surgeon

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 BC/BE General Surgeon to join our dedicated team of physicians providing excellent care at our newest hospital coming Spring 2022, St. Luke’s Carbon Campus.

St. Luke’s Carbon Campus is located just off the Mahoning Valley exit of 476 and Route 209. It’s an exciting time to be practicing in Carbon County. We’re currently building the largest acute care hospital in the region!

Join an established team of three highly respected, experienced general surgeons. We are seeking a dynamic and engaged individual who is excited to help grow our general surgery program in Carbon County! Candidates should be facile in all aspects of general surgery and must have strong minimally invasive skills. Call will be 1:4. New graduates are welcome and encouraged to apply!

What’s Coming:

80 Acute Care Rooms
3 Operating Rooms
2 Procedure Rooms
12 ICU Beds with 24-Hour Coverage
Comprehensive Trauma Program
17 Emergency Beds
Full Interventional Radiology Suite
Advanced Cardiac Services
Strong AP Support
Large Referral Base - 40+ Primary Care Providers
Multiple Growing Specialty Services

To learn more about St. Luke’s Carbon Campus, please visit

In joining St. Luke’s University Health Network you’ll enjoy:

• Team-based care with well-educated, dedicated support staff
• Exceptional compensation package
• A strong commitment to Graduate Medical Education - St. Luke’s sponsors 34 graduate medical education programs
• Starting bonus and relocation reimbursement
• Rich benefits package, including malpractice, health and dental insurance, CME allowance
• A culture in which innovation is highly valued
• Work/life balance and flexibility
• Teaching, research, quality improvement and strategic development opportunities

About St. Luke’s Carbon Campus

Located just off the Mahoning Valley interchange of the PA Turnpike Northeast Extension (Interstate 476) and Route 209, the St. Luke’s Carbon Campus will be a 155,000 square foot hospital with four stories and 80 private rooms. Onsite there will be a 17-bed emergency room, 24 hour critical care with 12 ICU beds, state-of-the-art operating rooms, and the most advanced radiology and diagnostic technology available to the region.

The new hospital will include spacious, private rooms, three operating rooms, state-of-the-art interventional radiology lab, additional lab services, and an on-site pharmacy. Over time, the campus will grow with expanded inpatient and outpatient services and physician offices onsite.

About St. Luke’s University Health Network

Founded in 1872, St. Luke’s University Health Network (SLUHN) is a fully integrated, regional, non-profit network of more than 16,000 employees providing services at 12 hospitals and 300+ outpatient sites. With annual net revenue greater than $2 billion, the Network’s service area includes 11 counties: Lehigh, Northampton, Berks, Bucks, Carbon, Montgomery, Monroe, Schuylkill and Luzerne counties in Pennsylvania and Warren and Hunterdon counties in New Jersey.

Dedicated to advancing medical education, St. Luke’s is the preeminent teaching hospital in central-eastern Pennsylvania. In partnership with Temple University, St. Luke’s created the Lehigh Valley’s first and only regional medical school campus. It also operates the nation’s longest continuously operating School of Nursing, established in 1884, and 38 fully accredited graduate medical educational programs with 347 residents and fellows.

St. Luke’s is the only Lehigh Valley-based health care system with Medicare’s five- and four-star ratings (the highest) for quality, efficiency and patient satisfaction. St. Luke’s is both a Leapfrog Group and Healthgrades Top Hospital and a Newsweek World’s Best Hospital. In 2020, two of IBM Watson Health’s 100 Top Hospitals were St. Luke’s hospitals. St. Luke’s University Hospital has earned the 100 Top Major Teaching Hospital designation from IBM Watson Health eight times total and six years in a row. St. Luke’s has also been cited by IBM Watson Health as a 50 Top Cardiovascular Program.

Utilizing the Epic electronic medical record (EMR) system for both inpatient and outpatient services, the Network is a multi-year recipient of the Most Wired award recognizing the breadth of the SLUHN’s information technology applications such as telehealth, online scheduling and online pricing information. St. Luke’s is also recognized as one of the state’s lowest cost providers.

How to apply

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please contact:

Christine Figler
Physician Recruiter
St. Luke’s University Health Network


390 Harrity Road
Lehighton, PA 18235

St. Luke's University Health Network
General Surgeon
Lehighton, PA

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