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Faculty/Physician- Colorectal Surgeon- Department of Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University/ Jefferson

Jefferson Health
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Posted Date
May 12, 2024

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Faculty, Surgery, General
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Jefferson Health is seeking an experienced Colorectal Surgeon to join a collegial, well-established Academic practice at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor level. Our team offers the full range of Colorectal surgical services. We are actively engaged in medical student, general surgery resident as well as colorectal fellowship education; and we are active in research and clinical trials.

Opportunity Details
  • Replace a 4 th colorectal surgeon in a busy clinical academic practice
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years clinical practice experience post-fellowship
  • Appointment will be at the Assistant/Associate or Full professor level, dependent on qualifications
  • High quality academic and clinical program
  • Candidates with a proven track record of academic achievement will be prioritized
  • Excellent Faculty Development Program
  • Competitive salary and generous benefits package

Opportunity Overview
  • High volume colorectal surgery and endoscopy practice
    • Minimally invasive surgery (MIS) focused practice, strict laparoscopic, robotic and TAMIS
    • MIS operative suites with access to 9 Robots, Xi Dual-console robots and Single-site at main campus
  • Close collaboration with Gastroenterology (including advanced-GI) as well as multiple regional Gastroenterologists throughout Jefferson's Health system
  • Participation in General Surgery resident education
  • Participation in Colorectal Surgery fellowship program
  • Weekly colorectal tumor board/educational conference
  • Regional quaternary referral center in addition to busy established in-system referral base
  • Work in conjunction with other subspecialists (Surgical Oncology, Gynecologic Oncology, Urogynecology and Urology).

  • Medical Degree
  • Active Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy (M.D. or D.O.) license in the state of Pennsylvania eligibility required
  • Board Certification/Eligibility (American board of Surgery and American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgeons)
  • Active DEA license
  • BLS and ACLS certification
  • Minimum of 3 years clinical practice experience post-fellowship
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a clinical team
  • Demonstrated professional competence and integrity and ethical conduct of practice
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, and effective conflict resolution skills
  • Patient focused and committed to providing outstanding and compassionate care and service to all patients
  • Strong computer skills and EMR knowledge

Primary Locations

Thomas Jefferson University, Center City Campus and Methodist Hospital Division in Philadelphia

Jefferson includes Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health, a dynamic university and health system with broad reach across the Delaware Valley. Jefferson is the second largest employer in Philadelphia and the largest health system in Philadelphia based on total licensed beds.

Through the merger of Thomas Jefferson University and Philadelphia University in 2017, our University includes ten colleges and four schools. We are an NCAA Division II university and an R2 national doctoral university offering undergraduate and graduate-level programs that provide students with a forward-thinking education in architecture, business, design, engineering, fashion and textiles, health, medicine and social science.

Jefferson Health, the clinical arm of Thomas Jefferson University, has grown from a three-hospital academic health center in 2015, to an 18-hospital health system through mergers and combinations that include hospitals at Abington Health, Aria Health, Kennedy Health, Magee Rehabilitation and Einstein Healthcare Network. We have over 50 outpatient and urgent care centers; ten Magnet®-designated hospitals (recognized by the ANCC for nursing excellence); the NCI-designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center (one of only 70 in the country and one of only two in the region); and one of the largest faculty-based telehealth networks in the country. In 2021, Jefferson Health became the sole owner of HealthPartners Plan, a not-for-profit health maintenance organization in Southeastern Pennsylvania. We are the first health system regionally to create an aligned payer-provider partnership.

Jefferson's mission, vision and values create an organization that attracts the best and the brightest students, faculty, staff, and healthcare professionals, as well as the most visionary leaders to drive exceptional results.
  • OUR MISSION: We improve lives.
  • OUR VISION: Reimagining health, education and discovery to create unparalleled value
  • OUR VALUES: Put People First, Be Bold & Think Differently and Do the Right Thing

As an employer, Jefferson maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.


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