A hospital in Pennsylvania seeks a spine neurosurgeon to expand its services, the position is available due to growth and expansion of services. The facility prefers a candidate with a complex spine fellow, but will also consider candidates with equivalent experience.
The incoming neurosurgeon will share call of 1:5 or better. The hospital is developing a comprehensive stroke program that will include a brand-new, state-of-the-art surgery building. The incoming neurosurgeon will have the opportunity to be sub-specialized in spine, but will also practice general neurosurgery and share general-neurosurgery trauma call. The facility prefers candidates who have some academic and research interest, as there are academic opportunities with affiliated universities. However, the position is a primarily clinical opportunity.
The hospital has built a brand-new, state-of-the-art surgical tower, the Neuroscience Center will be housed in the brand-new surgical tower. The institution is very financially sound and the multi-million dollar expansion has been funded out of their revenue. The facility envisions developing a neuro ICU in concert with the anticipated growth of its neuroscience program.
The area enjoys a very strong payor mix and significant opportunity for neurosciences and stroke services growth. There are also research and adjunct professor appointments for candidates interested in academics, the facility has affiliations with 3 Philadelphia universities that each have accredited neurosurgery residency programs.
The incoming neurosurgeon will be fully employed. The facility will provide a competitive salary and generous benefit package that includes relocation, a signing bonus, malpractice coverage and education-loan reimbursement. Trauma call is also paid on top of base salary. Excellent schools and colleges and a multitude of cultural, recreational, shopping and sporting attractions are in the vicinity.