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Pediatric Surgeon

Company: Tower Health
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:

St. Christopher's Hospital for Children is seeking a Pediatric Surgeon to join our team. Highlights:

  • The successful candidate is someone interested in honing their clinical skills across the broad field of Pediatric Surgery.
  • Responsibilities will include supporting our Level One Pediatric Trauma Center, an ELSO Gold Star ECMO Program, and a busy Level 3C NICU.
  • Candidates will have the opportunity to participate in clinical program development, research, resident and medical student education, as well as our historic ACGME accredited Fellowship in Pediatric Surgery.
  • The Division of Pediatric General, Thoracic and Minimally Invasive Surgery at St. Christopher s Hospital is staffed by board certified pediatric surgeons who have extensive experience in general and pediatric surgery. Our pediatric surgeons address the surgical needs of children of all ages, from extremely premature infants to 21 years of age, with a variety of conditions including infections, injuries, tumors, endocrine disorders, chest wall abnormalities, congenital malformations, as well as some Urologic and Head and Neck conditions. The Benefits We Offer:
    • Competitive compensation package
    • Comprehensive benefits including health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance
    • Retirement savings plan with employer automatic contribution and employer match.
    • Malpractice insurance & tail coverage
    • Educational Loan Assistance
    • Generous paid time-off allowance
    • Commuter Benefits- tax-free transit or parking
    • CME time and money
    • Relocation assistance
    • H1B Visa & Green Card Support, J1 Visa sponsorship
    • Supportive health system to advance goals Putting Kids and Families First Since 1875 St. Christopher s Hospital for Children , a partnership between Tower Health and Drexel University, is a 188-bed facility that provides exceptional care to children throughout the Greater Philadelphia area and surrounding counties. With more than 220 pediatric experts on staff, St. Christopher s Hospital for Children combines topnotch pediatric care with a wide array of pediatric specialties, including Cardiology; Ear, Nose and Throat; Gastroenterology; Oncology; and Orthopedics. It houses the only Pediatric Burn Center between New York City and Baltimore and is one of only three Level I Pediatric Trauma Centers in Pennsylvania. St. Christopher s is a Magnet designated hospital and has been recognized as a Women s Choice Award Best Children s Hospital. The Community: Philadelphia located between New York and Washington D.C, is considered to be the birthplace of the United States. The Constitution was debated here in Philadelphia in what is now the Independence Hall. The nearby Liberty Bell Center is home to the famous two-thousand-pound bell which became a symbol of freedom. The National Constitution Center also tells the story of 1920s prohibition. Learn more about Al Capone and other famous former inmates at the Eastern State Penitentiary. The Philadelphia Museum of Art, one of the country's largest museums, is not to be missed. At Fairmount Park, discover outdoor art on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, as well as the Smith Memorial Arch dedicated to Civil War heroes. Attractions for kids include Philadelphia Zoo, the oldest zoo in America. Meet more animals at the Academy of Natural Sciences or enjoy fun and educational interactive displays at the Please Touch Museum.

Keywords: Tower Health, Philadelphia , Pediatric Surgeon, Healthcare , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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