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General Surgery - Physician

Company: St. Christopher's Hospital for Children - Tower He
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

* Job Summary*

St. Christopher's Hospital for Children is seeking a Section Chief to lead our Pediatric General Surgery team.

* 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 boardcertified 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
* Immigration support
* 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 a188-bed facility that provides exceptional care to children throughout the Greater Philadelphia area andsurrounding 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.
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*Contact:Beth Calabria at *


* Completion of an accredited two-year fellowship in Pediatric Surgery
* Board Certified in Pediatric Surgery
* Hold or be eligible for an unrestricted and unchallenged license to practice medicine in the state ofPennsylvania
* Along with excellent organizational skills, ideal candidate will have minimum of 5 years leadership experience


Tower Health is a regional integrated healthcare system that offers compassionate, high-quality, leading-edge healthcare and wellness services to communities in Berks, Chester, Montgomery, and Philadelphia Counties. With approximately 11,500 employees, Tower Health consists of Reading Hospital in West Reading; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown; and St. Christopher's Hospital for Children in Philadelphia. Tower Health has partnered with Drexel University College of Medicine to open a new medical school one-half mile walking distance from Reading Hospital, a regional medical campus for Drexel University College of Medicine at Tower Health. The school opened in 2021 and is currently accepting enrollment applications for the second class in 2024. In addition, Reading Hospital is the main training hospital for the medical school and supports ACGME accredited residency and fellowship programs. For more information, visit

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