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Job Type: Faculty
Job Title: Plastic and Reconstructive Microsurgeon
Date Available: 10/7/2021
Institution: St. Luke's University Health Network
Location: Bethlehem, PA
Description: 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 fellowship trained microvascular 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. The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years of experience though surgeons finishing their microvascular fellowship are welcome to apply.
St Luke's Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery is a hospital-employed practice within St Luke's University Health Network and provides the full breadth of reconstructive and aesthetic plastic surgery. This candidate would provide support to our busy, Level I and Level 2 trauma centers as well as other services lines, including surgical oncology, orthopedics, wound care, podiatry, vascular, and ENT, with a primary focus on reconstructive plastic surgery.

Practice Highlights Include:
  • High volume general/thoracic surgical oncology, autologous breast reconstruction, head and neck reconstruction, and limb salvage.
  • Support to establish a lymphatic surgery practice.
  • Faculty appointment to our New Dermatology residency.
  • 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 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 2021, St. Luke's Miners Campus ranked 14 of 834 Small Community Hospitals by Fortune IBM Watson. St. Luke's University Hospital earned the #1 Major Teaching Hospital designation and the St. Luke's University Health Network is a Top 15 Health System.
    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.

    About Northeastern Pennsylvania and the Lehigh Valley
    Northeastern PA is a beautiful, four-season region with vineyards, Yuengling Brewery, micro-breweries, skiing, trails, fishing, and other outdoor recreation. Family-friendly, the region is known for its warm, welcoming people and sense of community.
    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, Lehigh Valley is bursting with nationally-recognized events, exciting nightlife, adventurous outdoor activities, and modern and contemporary arts. The region has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing economies in the nation.
    The Lehigh Valley is home to 11 colleges and universities that award more than 10,000 degrees annually and include prestigious private colleges, state universities, and two community colleges. Whatever your educational interests and needs, Lehigh Valley is a great place to learn.
    Northeastern PA and the Lehigh Valley are a short drive away from major mid-Atlantic cities including New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington D.C.
    For more information please visit www.DiscoverNEPA.com and www.DiscoverLehighValley.com
    *2021 Fortune and IBM Watson Top Hospitals
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    IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR CANDIDATES: COVID-19 VACCINE REQUIREMENT
    As a leading healthcare provider, St. Luke's University Health Network is committed to protecting our employees, patients and community. As we continue to provide quality care to our patients, we are taking important next steps to prevent undue harm to our employees & ensure our patients have a safe environment for medical care and treatment. Effective immediately, St. Luke's is requiring all new hires, along with our current employees, to be fully vaccinated against COVID as a condition of employment. Medical or religious exemptions will be reviewed as per our policy and guidelines.
  • Contact: If you are interested in learning more about the opportunity, please contact:
    Christine Figler
    Physician Recruiter
    St. Luke's University Health Network
    Christine.Figler@sluhn.org

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