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General Surgeon


Job Description

Physicians at Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health provide a coordinated and holistic approach to care through our patient centered medical home model.  We believe that care must incorporate all needs of the patient.  This includes medically necessary before and after care services, as well as access to socio-economic resources in the community, to ensure their wellbeing as the ultimate path to recovery.  Our belief in this type of approach allows our physicians the opportunity to participate in clinical and organizational improvement huddles, committees and other initiatives, providing opportunities to innovate within their own practices as well as the overarching health system. 

Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health is seeking a full-time board certified/board eligible General Surgeon to join the Lancaster General Health Physicians Surgical Group (LGHP SG). Our busy multispecialty group has eight General Surgeons, two Minimally Invasive Surgeons, four Vascular Surgeons, two Colorectal Surgeons and two Breast Surgeons. The group has four dedicated general surgery Advanced Practice Providers (APPs) and two Vascular Surgery APPs facilitating daily rounds, servicing consults, and providing operative first assistance. We pride ourselves in our teamwork and strong supportive close knit group atmosphere. Our surgeons have a variety of experience levels and share responsibility for inpatient care at one hospital. Lancaster General Hospital is a modern 525 bed hospital with a full range of consulting physician specialists and Interventional Radiology services. Our operating rooms are equipped with full complement of equipment including access to DaVinci Xi robots. Operative privileges include Lancaster General Hospital and The Ambulatory Surgical Facility (ASF) within the Suburban Outpatient Pavilion (SOP). The outpatient office is located within the SOP and provides full office staff support with an excellent team of office manager, medical assistants, front desk staff, a dedicated physician assistant and experienced Registered Nurses. Our practice is the only General Surgery group within a large health system and network of referring primary care practices. We participate in excellent cancer care through subspecialty surgeon work in the Ann B Barshinger Cancer Institute (ABBCI). Our collaboration with the University of Pennsylvania Health System allows access to tertiary care and various other resources such as clinical trials and education opportunities. Join a robust group of surgeons who value the collaboration and excellence in the surgical care of its community.

Requirements include:

  • Must be a graduate of an accredited School of Medicine (allopathic/osteopathic)
  • Completion of an accredited General Surgery residency
  • Possess or able to obtain an unrestricted PA medical license
  • Board certified or board eligible
  • Interest and experience in minimally invasive surgery desired


Disclaimer: This job description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job.  It is intended to be a reflection of those principal job elements essential for recruitment and selection, for making fair job evaluations, and for establishing performance standards.  The percentages of time spent performing job duties are estimates, and should not be considered absolute.  The incumbent shall perform all other functions and/or be cross-trained as shall be determined at the sole discretion of management, who has the right to amend, modify, or terminate this job in part or in whole.  Incumbent must be able to perform all job functions safely.

Benefits At A Glance:

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH offers the following benefits to employees:

  • 100% Tuition Assistance at The Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • Shift, Weekend and On-Call Differentials
  • Health, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Retirement Savings Account with Company Matching
  • Child Care Subsidies
  • Onsite Gym and Fitness Classes


PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.


Search Firm Representatives please read carefully: PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this employment opportunity. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH via-email, the Internet or directly to hiring managers at Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health in any form without a valid written search agreement in place for that position will be deemed the sole property of PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH as a result of the referral or through other means.

CAMPUS Full Time Posted on 06/08/2022