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General Surgeon

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Job Details
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Company Name
Christiana Care Health System
Physical Address
4755 Ogletown-Stanton Road
Newark, DE 19713
Job Description

Christiana Care Health System is searching for BC/BE general surgeon to join the Department of Surgery to work at the Christiana (913 beds) and Wilmington (214 beds) campuses located in Newark and Wilmington, DE respectively. These campuses are located 15 minutes apart on the I-95 corridor. The general surgeons will provide consistent and quality surgical services for the Wilmington and Christiana Emergency Department and inpatient hospital referrals while providing on-site, on-demand access for referrals from physicians in The Medical Group of Christiana Care. The General Surgeons will participate in the busy, and growing, Emergency General Surgery Service at Christiana Hospital, with an opportunity to build an elective general surgery practice.

Key responsibilities:

  • Optimize the quality of care for patient health by providing stable, reliable coverage to the Emergency Departments and elective general surgery.
  • Ensure the delivery of high quality patient care and an excellent patient experience in the pre-, intra- and post-operative settings.
  • Function as a ‘surgical hospitalist’ partnering with the surgical critical care surgeons for Inpatient ICU / Wound Care Center demands.
  • Provide surgical faculty supervision to the Christiana Care Department of Surgery Surgical Residency Program and Surgical Critical Care Fellowship.
  • Support Christiana Care’s Department of Surgery efforts in clinical research.

Christiana Care Health System is one of the country’s largest health care systems, ranked as the 24th leading hospital in the nation and 15th on the East Coast in terms of admissions. The health system includes two teaching hospitals with 1,200 beds and more than 11,800 staff members including 265 residents and fellows. A not-for-profit teaching hospital affiliated with Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University, Christiana Care is recognized as a regional center for excellence in cardiology, cancer and women’s health services. Christiana Care is home to Delaware’s only Level I trauma center and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, the only delivering hospital in Delaware that offers the highest level of non-surgical care to the most critically ill newborns. Christiana Care has an extensive network of primary care and specialty outpatient practices, as well as home health care, preventive medicine and rehabilitation services.

Due to its central location working for Christiana Care offers opportunities to live in Delaware, Pennsylvania and New Jersey offering excellent private and public schools while still making for a reasonable commute. Connected by Amtrak and I-95, this region is a hub for excellent restaurants, entertainment and sporting venues with easy drives or train rides to Philadelphia, New York City, Washington DC and the beautiful beach resorts of Delaware and New Jersey.

Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

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