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 board certified/board eligible general surgeon who has exceptional clinical and interpersonal skills to join our surgical team at Lehigh Valley Hospital - Pocono in beautiful East Stroudsburg, PA.
High functioning level III trauma center with approximately 1400 + patient contacts a year
Elective general surgery practice in addition to running trauma center
Time will be split between:
Rounding on the inpatient trauma and acute care surgical patients
Outpatient office setting for trauma and surgical follow ups, as well as new elective general surgical patients
Respond to trauma alert activations
Cover acute care surgery when group is on call
Call which is in general 1:4
Must be Board Eligible or Certified by American Board of Surgery or American Osteopathic Board of Surgery
Willing to take Emergency General Surgery call and Trauma Surgery call
A valid PA Medical License or ability to obtain one is required
Current ATLS certification (instructor status preferred)
Benefits & Perks:
Attractive Work Schedule
Highly Competitive compensation with a superb benefits package
Low-cost health insurance for employees and their families
Generous CME allowance and time
Top-tier retirement programs
Malpractice Insurance with Tail Coverage
East Stroudsburg, Pa is a location in the Pocono region of Northeastern Pennsylvania that offers four seasons of full outdoor activities that range from hiking, skiing, hunting, fishing, and whitewater rafting to NASCAR and Indy Car events. New York City is only a 90-minute drive away and Philadelphia is within 2 hours.
Lehigh Valley Hospital - Pocono is a 231-bed campus (Joined LVHN Jan 2017). Employing 230 physicians with 2,000 total employees, 51 bed emergency department (over 85,000 annual patient visits), plus 40,000 annual patient visits to urgent care locations, 10 surgical suites / OR's (and large ambulatory surgical area). Plus 1 trauma bay. DaVinci Robot is available for MIS procedures. LVH-Pocono has a combined ICU with medical and surgical patients. Trauma/Surgical Critical Care co-manages their ICU patients with Medical Critical Care (Medical Critical Care mostly for night coverage purposes when the general surgeons are on call). No formal SICU service exists.
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.