A hospital in Pennsylvania seeks a BE/ BC Endovascular Neurosurgeon to expand its stroke services. The position is available due to growth and expansion of services. The facility would consider a vascular trained neurosurgeon but prefers a candidate trained in both open and endovascular.
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, but will also practice general neurosurgery and share general-neurosurgery trauma call. The facility prefers a candidate with some academic and research interest, as there are academic opportunities with affiliated universities. However, the position is primarily a clinical opportunity.
The facility currently has a stroke team in place, including a radiologist and neuro-interventional radiologist. Both the need and patient volume for an advanced stroke program are well established. The hospital has a Joint Commission Certified Advanced Primary Stroke Center with a Level II Trauma Center and is aggressively involved in developing a comprehensive stroke program. The existing stroke center features a highly active, multidisciplinary stroke team, state-of-the-art stroke unit, dedicated neuro beds in the ICU, and a technologically advanced endovascular treatment program for the stroke patients. 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. The facility will provide a competitive salary and generous benefit package that includes relocation, a signing bonus, malpractice coverage and education-loan reimbursement. Excellent schools and colleges and a multitude of cultural, recreational, shopping and sporting attractions are in the vicinity.