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 recruiting for a plastic surgeon to join our well established Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. The candidate needs to be BC/BE by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. Competitive candidates must have excellent communication skills and an unwavering commitment to quality patient care and education.
St Luke’s Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery is a hospital-employed practice within St Luke’s University Health Network and represents an opportunity to practice the full breadth of reconstructive and aesthetic plastic surgery (Breast, Body, and Face). This candidate would provide support to our busy, Level I trauma center as well as other services lines, including surgical oncology, orthopedics, wound care, podiatry, vascular, ENT, etc.
Practice Highlights Include:
- High volume bariatric surgery program.
- Faculty appointment to our New Dermatology residency with ample volume of skin cancer surgery, post moh's reconstruction, etc.
- Faculty for university based (Temple) plastic surgery residency program and St. Luke’s general surgery residency.
- Research and medical student education opportunities available.
In joining St. Luke’s University Health Network you’ll enjoy:
- Team-based care with well-educated, dedicated support staff
- A culture in which innovation is highly valued
- Work/life balance and flexibility
- Exceptional compensation package and relocation reimbursement
- Generous sign on bonus with possibility of stipend
- Rich benefits package, including malpractice, health and dental insurance and generous CME allowance
- Teaching, research, quality improvement and strategic development opportunities
About the Lehigh Valley
The Lehigh Valley is a two-county region in eastern Pennsylvania consisting of 62 municipalities and three cities; Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton. Located one hour north of Philadelphia and 90 minutes west of New York City, the Lehigh Valley is the 69th largest metropolitan region in the United States, with a $40.1 billion GDP that is larger than that of two entire states, Wyoming and Vermont.
The Lehigh Valley was ranked one of the top five regions for development in the Northeast, and the number one region of its population size by Site Selection Magazine in its prestigious Governor’s Cup Awards for 2016, 2017 and 2018. The only regions that outpaced the Lehigh Valley in the Northeast were New York, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, and Boston. With more than 15,000 businesses contributing to an incredibly diverse industry base, Lehigh Valley is well-positioned for the future. To learn more about the Lehigh Valley, please visit https://lehighvalley.org/
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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) repeatedly – 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.
Set amid gentle hills and charming country sides, Lehigh Valley, PA is home to Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton, as well as dozens of small towns and picturesque boroughs, parks, trails, and waterways. Steeped in pre-Colonial, Early American, and industrial history, the region’s storied past became its uplifting present, bestowing visitors anything from crayons and craft beer to Martin Guitars and museums, covered bridges, and nationally-recognized events like Musikfest and Christkindlmarkt.
The Lehigh Valley is in close proximity to NYC, Philly, DC and the Jersey Shore. Outstanding higher education facilities include Lehigh University and Moravian College. Cost of living is low and coupled with minimal congestion; choose among a variety of charming urban, semi-urban and rural communities your family will enjoy calling home. There is easy access to outdoor activities like skiing, snowboarding, white water rafting, and zip lining. The Lehigh Valley encompasses three unique cities in one suburban area. For more information please visit www.discoverlehighvalley.com.