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 two Pediatric General Surgeons to help develop a new surgical program for the Network! St. Luke’s pediatrics department is growing and expanding its offering of services with the addition of several new specialists and a PICU opening in early 2020! Join our pediatric team as the first pediatric general surgeon in the St. Luke’s Network and help us to grow a new pediatric surgical program!
If you are excited by the opportunity to build a new practice with us, we look forward to speaking with you!
•The Department of Pediatrics consists of inpatient, primary care and specialty care providers across a variety of practice locations. The current inpatient unit is an 18 bed unit located at St. Luke’s University Hospital, Bethlehem, PA.
•A 23 bed Level III NICU is located at St. Luke’s University Hospital in Bethlehem, PA, with an 8 bed Level II NICU at St. Luke’s Allentown Campus. A NEW 26 bed Level III NICU will open in January 2020 at St. Luke’s Anderson Campus.
•Pediatric volumes have grown significantly over the past few years and the Network is committed to expanding pediatric services within the community.
•The Network’s first Pediatric Intensive Care Unit is scheduled to open in early 2020 at St. Luke’s University Hospital, Bethlehem and will receive admissions from all St. Luke’s campuses.
•Over the past few years several new pediatric specialty services have been developed including GI, endocrinology, nephrology, neurology, cardiology, developmental pediatrics and the service line continues to recruit for additional services.
•The Network is proud to have the most robust and highest volume OB program in the region with a strong maternal and fetal medicine program which delivers nearly 4,000 babies per year.
•St. Luke’s has a strong commitment to education and research and has a long-standing general surgery residency.
In joining St. Luke’s University Health Network you’ll enjoy:
•Competitive compensation and a rich benefits package, including malpractice insurance, health and dental insurance, & CME allowance
•Work/life balance & flexibility
•Team-based care with well-educated, dedicated support staff
•A culture in which innovation is highly valued
•Professional support and growth within the Network
•Teaching, research, quality improvement and strategic development opportunities
It’s truly an exciting time to be part of the pediatrics department at St. Luke’s! The service line has seen significant growth over the past few years and the team has many exciting plans to offer new services for our patients. If you’re looking for a challenging and rewarding work environment and want to be part of helping to develop and grow new services you’re in the right place!
To learn more about our Pediatrics program, please visit https://www.slhn.org/pediatriccareers
About St. Luke’s University Health Network
St. Luke’s University Health Network (SLUHN) is a fully integrated, regional, non-profit Network of 14,000 employees providing services at 10 hospitals and over 300 outpatient sites. With annual net revenue of $1.9 billion, the Network’s service area includes 10 counties. 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 region’s first and only regional medical school campus. It also operates the nation’s longest continuously operating School of Nursing, established in 1884, and 28 fully accredited graduate medical educational programs with 226 residents and fellows.
About the Lehigh Valley:
The Lehigh Valley embraces a diverse community and is a thriving economy. Much of daily life happens outdoors, thanks to year-round temperatures which allows for time to explore eclectic restaurants, fantastic entertainment and the opportunity to participate in outdoor focused activities. Excellent school systems and affordable housing can be found with easy access to our hospitals and outpatient facilities.
If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please send your CV to:
Christine Figler Physician Recruiter St. Luke’s University Health Network Christine.Figler@sluhn.org
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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 14,000 employees providing services at 10 hospitals and over 300 outpatient sites. With annual net revenue of $1.9 billion, the Network’s service area includes 10 counties: Lehigh, Northampton, Berks, Bucks, Carbon, Montgomery, Monroe and Schuylkill 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 region’s first and only regional medical school campus. It also operates the nation’s longest continuously operating School of Nursing, established in 1884, and 28 fully accredited graduate medical educational programs with 226 residents and fellows. St. Luke’s is the only health care system in central-eastern Pennsylvania to earn Medicare’s five-star rating (the highest) for quality, efficiency and patient satisfaction.
St. Luke’s has earned the 100 Top Major Teaching Hospital designation from IBM Watson Health (formerly Truven Health Analytics) repeated...ly – six times total and four years in a row including 2018. It 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. To learn more about St. Luke’s, please visit us at www.SLUHN.org