Temple University, Office of Physician & Faculty Recruitment

Anesthesiologist - Critical Care

Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Posted Date 2 years ago(4/27/2021 3:35 PM)
Specialty Area

Summary of Position

Critical Care Anesthesiologists – Temple Health – Philadelphia, PA


The Department of Anesthesiology at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is seeking qualified candidates for several outstanding Faculty Opportunities at one of Philadelphia's leading and fastest growing academic medical centers.


Position Specifics
• Busy inpatient and outpatient procedural anesthetic service
• Resident / CRNA supervision 85%, Own cases 15%
• Anesthetic support to 63 locations daily across three campuses – Temple University Hospital, Temple-Jeanes Campus and Fox Chase Cancer Center
• Case mix includes: trauma, vascular, transplants, orthopedic and neurosurgical cases
• Large volume of complex cardiac cases, including the region’s busiest lung transplant program and the largest PTE referral center in the Eastern US
• Critical Care coverage for the Neurosurgical and Trauma / Surgical ICU
• Participate in bedside teaching / didactics / simulations for residents and medical students
• Opportunities to conduct clinical research


Candidate Qualifications
• M.D., D.O. or Foreign equivalent
• Academic credentials suitable to the faculty appointment sought – positions available for appointment at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Professor
• In possession of or eligible to receive and unrestricted medical license for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
• Board Certified or Board Eligible in Anesthesiology. Completion of an ACGME approved fellowship in Critical Care Medicine or Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesia.

  Candidates in final year of training may apply.
• Support and promulgate diversity among faculty, staff, students and patients.
• Level 1 Trauma Center experience preferred.


Benefit Highlights/Summary
• Generous Vacation, Holiday, Sick and CME Time
• CME Stipend & Allowance
• Health Insurance (Independence Blue Cross), Delta Dental and Vision
• Tuition Remission
• 403b – defined contribution with generous employer match


Procedure for Candidacy


To be considered, please complete an online application.


Application materials must include a curriculum vitae; a personal statement summarizing your experience, qualifications, and career goals; and three professional references, including names and contact information.  A statement describing participation in activities that promote diversity and inclusion and/or plans to make future contributions is strongly encouraged. 


Please address your application to: Gordon Morewood, MD, Chair, Department of Anesthesiology, C/O Michael Lester, Assistant Dean, Physician/Faculty Recruitment & Retention, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Email: michael.lester@tuhs.temple.edu


The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until these positions are filled. Only complete applications will be considered.


Temple Health refers to the health, education and research activities carried out by the affiliates of Temple Health and by the Katz School of Medicine. Temple University Health System (TUHS) is a $2.5 billion academic health system dedicated to providing access to quality patient care and supporting excellence in medical education and research. TUHS is a progressive and innovative organization. Within the past year, it has earned national and regional accolades for excellence in healthcare. Among these recognitions are the Philadelphia “Employer of Choice” (the only healthcare provider named), Forbes “Best in State”, Healthcare Equality Index Leader, Nursing Magnet, and Leapfrog “A” Safety Grade. These honors speak to the proud team culture of TUHS.


The Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is dedicated to excellence in education, research, and patient care, achieved by faculty, staff, and learners who represent and serve its diverse society. With more than 13,000 alumni, LKSOM has trained a significant proportion of the physician base in the Pennsylvania-New Jersey-Delaware region. Reflecting the excellent quality of a Temple medical education, the MD graduates are highly regarded by competitive residency training programs. They have made significant career contributions to both medical practice and medical research. Many have become department chairpersons, deans, and vice presidents of major academic medical centers.


Katz School of Medicine has 27 basic science and clinical departments, comprising over 900 full-and part-time faculty, over 900 volunteer faculty, and more than 500 additional staff.


Temple Faculty Physicians is made up of more than 500 dually employed physicians who are the cornerstone of clinical care and teaching for Temple’s healthcare enterprise. These physicians practice in 20 academic departments encompassing every subspecialty in modern medicine.


Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: located in the heart of a diverse urban area, the Katz School of Medicine is acutely aware of the impact of the national systemic problems related to the lack of health equity and access to affordable, culturally responsive healthcare. In response, Katz works to address issues that promote health equity through education, care delivery, workforce development, and research. LKSOM recognizes that an environment enriched with persons from varied backgrounds working to address health disparity enhances scholarly work and the development of a culturally aware and responsive healthcare workforce.

We are especially interested in qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds and under-represented groups. For more information about diversity at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine, please visit the Office of Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.


COVID-19 vaccinations are required for employment at Temple University, unless granted a religious or medical exemption (see www.temple.edu/coronavirus).


The University is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute through their research, teaching, and/or service to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.


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