ChristianaCare 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 . The ChristianaCare General Surgery practice consists of 14 full time general surgeons, including subspecialty expertise in MIS/Foregut, Hernia, Bariatrics, and Endocrine surgery. Key responsibilities:
ChristianaCare 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, ChristianaCare is recognized as a regional center for excellence in cardiology, cancer and women's health services. ChristianaCare 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 ChristianaCare 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.