Cardiothoracic Surgeon

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Job Description:

Per diem position- work a minimum of 7 to 10 days per month

Practice Overview:

Lehigh Valley Hospital–Pocono, the only hospital in Monroe County that doesn’t automatically transfer people with high-risk complex heart attacks out of the region.

  • A team equipped for open heart surgery
  • Capability to treat high-risk, complex heart attacks, 24/7
  • Specialized care for complicated heart conditions
  • An updated emergency room to enhance patient experience
  • A care team from Lehigh Valley Heart and Vascular Institute, the region’s heart care leader
  • The region’s first 24/7 cardiac catheterization lab
  • The only hospital offering cardiothoracic and vascular surgery in Monroe County
  • Dedicated heart surgery team that includes three cardiothoracic surgeons, three physician assistants, a dedicated cardiac anesthesiologist and an exceptional staff of specialized nurses and operating room personnel
  • A specially equipped electrophysiology lab to treat and manage abnormal heart rhythms
  • A comprehensive heart failure program
  • Advanced wound-care services, including hyperbaric chamber treatment
  • 12-lead electrocardiogram (EKG) transmission from emergency medical services to Lehigh Valley Hospital–Pocono while patient is en route to hospital

Job Qualifications:

  • Must be Board eligible or Board Certified 
  • A current PA Medical License or ability to obtain one is required
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery experience required

Benefits & Perks:

  • Attractive Work Schedule & Starting Bonus
  • Highly Competitive compensation with a superb benefits package
  • Low-cost health insurance for employees and their families
  • Generous CME allowance and time
  • Top-tier retirement programs
  • Educational Stipend and Loan Forgiveness Assistance Program
  • Malpractice Insurance with Tail Coverage
  • Relocation Assistance


Influenza vaccination and COVID-19 Vaccination is required for all colleagues unless medically contraindicated or due to a bona fide religious belief or practice. Applicants possessing a medical marijuana card will not be considered for safety sensitive positions.



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Kate Musser, Physician Recruiter

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