Physician Opportunities

Chairman, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine in Easton, PA

Opportunity Details

Easton Hospital, a Steward Family Hospital, is seeking a skilled pathologist with preferred hematopathology background, superior communication skills, and leadership experience to serve as Chairman of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine in Easton, PA.  Join one other Pathologist in group that has been in place with the Department of Pathology at Easton Hospital since 1983.

The Chairman of the Department is a visible position with service on multiple committees such as the Tissue Committee, Blood Utilization, Institutional Review Board and the Executive Committee. This provides collegial contact with other physicians as well as the hospital administration. Frequent personal  and professional interactions with the Clinical Laboratory Director, Laboratory Technical Staff and Clinicians are common to this practice.

Applicants must hold and MD or DO Degree, be Board Certified in Anatomic or Clinical Pathology and have or be eligible for an unrestricted Pennsylvania license. The applicant be have a minimum of 6-7 years of clinical experience, be comfortable with a broad range of surgical pathology cases, Non-GYN cytopathology performance, and interpretation of bone marrow biopsies. The candidate will have a targeted start date of September 24, 2018.

About Easton Hospital

Easton Hospital is a 238 bed facility with 43 medical specialties. It employs almost 900 health care professionals, including 294 active medical staff.  The Anatomic Division performs about 5500 surgical procedures a year split between the two pathologists. The clinical laboratory at Easton Hospital performs over 1.5 million tests per year. The Chairman will be responsible for the entire clinical laboratory.

The city of Easton is in the Lehigh Valley at the borderline of New Jersey. Lafayette College is located in Easton with Lehigh University, Muhlenberg College and Moravian College in the neighboring cities of Allentown and Bethlehem.  Easton is conveniently located and within close proximity to New York City, Philadelphia and the Jersey Shore.

About Steward Health Care

Steward Health Care, the largest private hospital operator in the United States, is a physician-led health care services organization committed to providing the highest quality of care in the communities where patients live. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, Steward operates 38 community hospitals nationwide that employ approximately 37,000 people and regularly receive top awards for quality and safety. The Steward network includes more than 26 urgent care centers, 42 preferred skilled nursing facilities, substantial behavioral health services, over 7,300 beds under management, and more than 1.1 million covered lives through the company’s managed care and health insurance services.

Steward’s unique health care service delivery model leverages technology, innovation, and care coordination to keep patients healthier. With a culture that prioritizes agility, resourcefulness, and continuous improvement, Steward is recognized as one of the nation’s leading accountable care organizations. The Steward Health Care Network includes thousands of physicians who care for approximately 2 million patients annually. Steward Medical Group, the company’s employed physician group, provides more than 1 million patient encounters per year. The Steward Hospital Group operates hospitals in Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Utah.

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, or would like to apply, please contact:

Dave Rezendes, Senior Physician Recruitment Specialist

Steward Health Care

Phone: 781-551-5640

Email: david.rezendes@steward.org  

All inquiries will remain confidential.

Steward Health Care is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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