Physician - Cardiothoracic Surgery Job in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

Cardiothoracic Surgeon needed to join expanding practice in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania (2 hours from NYC!)

Physician

Cardiothoracic Surgery

Job Description

Commonwealth Health is seeking a board certified TAVR-trained Cardiothoracic Surgeon to join a large hospital employed multi-specialty group.

  • Full time position
  • Open to newly graduated fellows and experienced surgeons
  • 50% hospital surgery and 50% patient rounding
  • Trauma II Center
  • TAVR training/experience preferred

Competitive compensation package includes:

  • Relocation allowance
  • Medical education debt reimbursement
  • CME allowances
  • Potential bonus

Commonwealth Health, the largest network of hospitals in Northeastern Pennsylvania, continues to combine vast medical resources to enhance the quality of patient care throughout the region. Collectively, the hospitals of Commonwealth Health earned significant recognition in cardiac care, including Cardiac Cath Lab Accreditation – American College of Cardiology (Regional Hospital first in the nation),  Atrial Fibrillation with EP Services  (Regional Hospital only hospital in PA), Mission Lifetime STEMI Receiving Aware, Cycle V Chest Pain Accreditation – Society for Cardiovascular Patient Care, Certified Cardiovascular/Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program – American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Echocardiography Accreditation – Intersocietal Accreditation Commission, and Vascular Testing Accreditation – Intersocietal Accreditation Commission.    

The area is only a short drive, two hours, from New York City and Philadelphia and also includes Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport offering easy access to major hubs around the U.S.

 

 

Job ID:
Employment Type: FULL TIME
Accepts J-1 Waivers: No
Accepts H-1b Visas: No
Accepts Search Firm Soliciations: Yes

Location Description

The Susquehanna River quietly cuts a path through beautiful mountains, winding into broad valley of the Greater Wilkes-Barre area. Wilkes-Barre has an international airport, five colleges and universities, and serves as the center of business and industry for Northeastern Pennsylvania.

The Greater Wilkes-Barre area is home to year-round festivals and events, the state’s first slots casino and live harness racing at the Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, a 14-screen theater and shops at Northampton & Main, countless shops and restaurants.

Founded in 1770, we helped fuel the Industrial Revolution with the rich veins of coal running beneath the soil. In the late 1800s, the Greater Wilkes-Barre area was among the most affluent in the country. More than a century later, the area grew as a center for fun and excitement with the opening of the Wachovia Arena at Casey Plaza, home to Pittsburgh’s farm team, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, arena football and countless performing acts.

We are less than 30 minutes from the home of the Yankees minor league team, more than dozen ski areas in the Poconos, and limitless outdoor recreation, including white-water sports, hiking, rock climbing and fishing.

To learn more about all there is to do and see in the Greater Wilkes-Barre Area, visit the About Wilkes-Barre Section.

The Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Business and Industry and its affiliates are community, economic development and business service organizations charged with the mission of collaborating with community and regional partners to create quality employment and business opportunities and improve the area’s quality of life through strategic planning, programs and investments in our community.

The organization works on a wide range of projects – from business recruitment and job creation programs to Downtown revitalization, entrepreneurial and workforce development, riverfront, greenways initiatives, and more.

Complementing those initiatives is the work of the Chamber of Business and Industry’s three main subsidiaries – the Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce, the Greater Wilkes-Barre Development Corporation and the Greater Wilkes-Barre Industrial Fund – and its affiliate, the Diamond City Partnership.

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Location

Wilkes-Barre General Hospital
575 North River Street Wilkes-Barre, PA 18764
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