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Job Description

Job Title: Pediatric General & Thoracic Surgeon
Job ID: 200001BR
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility: Univ. of Pgh Physicians
Department: Surgery Dr Ira Fox
Location: 111 South Front Street, Harrisburg PA 17105

Description

The Department of Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Physicians, UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh and the University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine at Pinnacle in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania are now recruiting a second fully-trained Pediatric General Surgeon to expand clinical services in the Harrisburg, Pennsylvania area, effective immediately.


This is an exciting opportunity for a successful candidate to expand our pediatric surgical services in the central Pennsylvania area. UPMC Pinnacle Harrisburg is currently staffed with one Pediatric General Surgeon, dedicated Pediatric Anesthesiologists and Pediatric Hospitalist 24/7. Both surgeons will work to cover the UPMC Pinnacle in-born neonatal population (encompassing some 6,000+ births), with a need to further expanded the pediatric general surgical practice in collaboration with the UPMC Pinnacle leadership, UPMC Pinnacle pediatricians, and other regional pediatricians. UPMC Pinnacle Harrisburg is served by two general surgical residencies, as well as by rotating surgical residents from other residencies in Central Pennsylvania.


UPMC Pinnacle is currently expanding the existing 15 bed pediatric floor to include 11 additional Universal (ICU) rooms; other renovations will include a fully developed child life area as well as other support services. These additional beds have a planned opening of spring 2021


Clinical responsibilities will be based at UPMC Pinnacle in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, but will also entail educational opportunities at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. The surgeons will work closely in collaboration with Pediatric Surgeons based at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, and will be employed by the University of Pittsburgh Physicians group. Affiliated faculty status at the University of Pittsburgh will be offered commensurate with experience and achievement. 

Qualifications

Board Certified/Board Eligible Pediatric General Thoracic Surgeon

Salary Range: $0 / hour

Union Position: no

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