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Vascular Surgeon


At Lancaster General Health, our culture is what sets us apart and creates a lasting impression of our health system in the community and in the hearts of our patients and their families. A role with us is more than just a job, we ask that you Live Your Legacy at LGH by finding your passion in your everyday role, committing to those you serve, and reaching for your personal best.

We are recognized as 1 of only 9 hospitals in the entire country with awards in Medicare.Gov, LEAPFROG and Healthgrades Americas 50 Best Hospitals. We have attained five year Magnet ® recognition status for the fifth time with the American Nurses’ Credentialing Center (ANCC) and we are the 2018 recipient of the Foster G. McGaw Prize in recognition of the commitment to community service.

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH offers a comprehensive benefits package:

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program so that our employees can stay actively engaged and committed to living their legacy every day. Together, we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

Join us and be part of a team that empowers you to do more than your job and encourages you to:

Live Your Passion. Live Your Best. Live Your Commitment. Live Your Legacy.

Summary

Job Description

Physicians at Lancaster General Health are often found collaborating with their peers and team members to 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. 

The Heart and Vascular Institute of Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health is seeking a full-time BC/BE Vascular Surgeon to join the Lancaster General Health Physicians Surgical Group (LGHP SG). Our multispecialty surgical group has three full time BC Vascular Surgeons who take 100% vascular call for the practice. Trauma/ED call is shared such that LGHP SG Vascular Surgeons cover about 2/3 of the year. The inpatient vascular team is supported by a dedicated Physician Assistant (PA-C) facilitating daily rounds, servicing consults, and assisting in the operating room. Additionally, a shared PA-C supports this teams’ work in the office. The LGHP SG Vascular Surgeons were the first in the county to perform percutaneous endovascular aneurysm repairs and fenestrated EVAR. LGH has been distinguished as a Center of Excellence in TransCarotid Artery Revascularization. Complex endovascular interventions are performed in a dedicated peripheral vascular room within the Interventional Vascular Unit at LGH. LGHP SG Vascular Surgeons provide care to the majority of the county’s over 500 ESRD patients. Care is also provided to patients with venous disease, including Venaseal ablations in the office.

The LGHP SG office boasts a fully accredited ICAVL vascular lab with two on-site sonographers and one off-site sonographer. A dedicated data analysts enters the majority of cases into the Vascular Quality Initiative database. Regional society meetings and institutional quality improvement meetings are routinely held to analyze and benchmark outcomes. On a monthly basis, LGHP SG Vascular Surgeons meet virtually with the Penn Vascular and Aortic Disease Teams in an effort to collaborate with their colleagues across entities. While transfer of patients to UPENN is rare, the option is readily available for complex cases. LGH boasts a comprehensive Wound Care and Hyperbaric Oxygen Center staffed by General Surgeons, Advanced Practice Providers, and Podiatrists. There is a healthy collaboration with Cardiac Surgery, specifically regarding thoracic aortic stenting procedures.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be a graduate of an accredited School of Medicine (allopathic/osteopathic)
  • Completion of an accredited General Surgery residency plus Vascular Surgery Fellowship OR an accredited Vascular Surgery residency
  • Possess or able to obtain an unrestricted PA Medical License
  • Board Certified or Board Eligible
  • Special interest in deep and superficial venous interventions is desired

Benefits of Joining Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health:

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH combines a Nationally Ranked Hospital with great schools, safe neighborhoods, affordable housing, local community events and festivals as well as a wealth of cultural and recreational activities. The scenic Susquehanna River Valley provides opportunities for fishing, skiing, kayaking, hiking and mountain biking in addition to easy access to NJ shoreline or Delaware beaches. Urban life is easily accessible, with New York, Baltimore, Philadelphia and Washington D.C. a train ride away. Local universities, Fulton Theatre, the downtown shopping and dining district and local sports teams make Lancaster a great place to Live, Work and Play.

Disclaimer

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.

 

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Full Time Posted on 09/08/2021