Acute Care Surgeon

St. Luke's University Hospital - Bethlehem in Bethlehem, PA

About This Opportunity

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 Acute Care Surgeon to join our dedicated team of physicians providing excellent care at St. Luke’ University Health Network. Candidates must be Board Certified/Eligible in General Surgery and Fellowship trained in Trauma/Surgical Critical Care and is able to demonstrate outstanding clinical skills. The St. Luke’s Trauma team treats over 3,500 trauma patients annually.

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, starting bonus and relocation reimbursement
• Rich benefits package, including malpractice, health and dental insurance and 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 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.

About the Lehigh Valley

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.

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About St. Luke's University Hospital - Bethlehem

St. Luke's University Hospital – Bethlehem Campus

St. Luke's Hospital – Bethlehem Campus is the main campus of St. Luke's University Health Network. The 480-bed facility offers special clinical expertise including a fully accredited Level I trauma center , a nationally recognized open-heart surgery program , Cancer Center, Neurosciences, Orthopaedics , High-risk pregnancy, Robotic surgery, Radiology and Vascular disease St. Luke's is a General Electric Healthcare Global Show Site. Clinicians from around the world come to St. Luke's to see the very latest in interventional radiology technology developed by GE Healthcare.

With the Temple-St. Luke’s School of Medicine located on the Bethlehem campus, St. Luke’s has created the first and only regional medical school campus in the Lehigh Valley, validating our commitment to stay at the forefront of continual innovations in health care.
About the Lehigh Valley

In addition to extremely supportive administration and high level of morale among medical staff, there are significant advantages to our locale. There are 10 colleges and universities including Lehigh University, scenic recreational opportunities including the Pocono Mountains, excellent economic environment, vibrant arts and culture scene, and very close proximity to New York City, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C. Cost of living is low and coupled with minimal congestion; it is possible to choose among a wide variety of excellent living environments. For more information on the Lehigh Valley, please visit www.lehighvalleypa.org.

For more information and opportunities, see St. Luke's University Hospital - Bethlehem.

St. Luke's University Hospital - Bethlehem
801 Ostrum Street, Bethlehem, PA 18015

Community of Bethlehem

There is so much to explore, experience and do in Bethlehem! Whether you enjoy music, history, shopping, or just getting outdoors, there’s something here for you! With sight-seeing, historic attractions, the casino, our downtown shopping, wonderful restaurants and non-stop festivals, it may just be too much to fit into one day!

Bethlehem is a city in eastern Pennsylvania, United States. It lies in Northampton and Lehigh counties. Bethlehem borders with the cities of Allentown and Easton and is part of the greater Lehigh Valley community.

Census Data for Bethlehem

Population

Total 75266
Male48.1%
Female51.9%

Education

H.S. Grads84.1%
Bachelors & Higher26.6%

Age

Under 5 Years5.6%
Under 18 Years19.9%
Over 65 Years16.2%

Housing

Total Units32
Ownership Rate55.4%
Median Home Value$175.0

Land

Total Area19.1 sq. miles
Persons/sq. mile3.0

Income

Median/Household$44.0
Persons per Household2.31