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Lehigh Valley Health Network
City:Allentown
State:PA
Country:USA
Visas Accepted:None
Specialty:Pediatrics
Opportunity Description:

SEEKING PEDIATRICIAN WITH A PASSION TO SERVE THE UNDERSERVED POPULATION!

At Lehigh Valley Health Network, you have the opportunity to make an essential impact on the lives of your patients! We are seeking enthusiastic BC/BE General Pediatrician who has great clinical and interpersonal skills to join our team in beautiful Allentown, PA. 

Practice Overview:

  • The Children’s Clinic provides pediatric primary care and specialty care to a large underserved and chronically ill population. 
  • Our new associate will join a collegial group of experienced physicians and nurse practitioners who share responsibilities for providing patient care, teaching medical students and pediatric residents, rounding in the nursery and taking outpatient call. 
  • The Children’s Clinic has a full complement of staff and on-site services including nutritionists, social workers, case managers and interpreters.
  • We offer a collegial environment, opportunity for professional growth and an attractive compensation/benefit package
  • LVHN is an academic community hospital with established pediatric services in 28 specialties and general pediatrics.
  • There is a 46-bed inpatient unit, a 40-bed Level III NICU, 8-bed PICU, Level II pediatric trauma center and 12-bed pediatric ER.
  •  Patients admitted to LVHN are covered by an in-house team of pediatric hospitalists and intensivists.

Job Qualifications:  

  • A network champion for Pediatrics and a passion for the clinical work 
  • Must be Board Eligible or Board Certified
  • A current PA Medical License or ability to obtain one is required

    Benefits & Perks:

  • Attractive Work Schedule & Sign-On 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

     

    At Lehigh Valley Health Network, we have a Passion for Better Medicine and to provide first-rate clinical care for the people of our community in Eastern Pennsylvania! Consistently ranked among America’s 100 Great Hospitals we PRIDE ourselves on being the superior Health Network in the region! The highest quality of patient care & patient safety is reflected in our “A” rating by Leapfrog’s Hospital Safety Grade and the U.S. News & World Report.

    The Lehigh Valley campuses include LVH- Cedar Crest, LVH- Muhlenberg, LVH- 17th Street, and LVH- Tilghman which are located in Allentown & Bethlehem. These locations offer extensive services including Emergency Department, OB/GYN, Cardiology, Psychiatry, Surgical Suites, the regions only Level 4 NICU, the Lehigh Valley’s only Children’s Hospital, and more!  

    Lehigh Valley area:

    The Lehigh Valley is a charming region in Eastern Pennsylvania which is located 1 hour North of Philadelphia & 1.5 hours outside of NYC! The reasonable cost of living area consists of many historic cities such as Allentown, Easton, Bethlehem, and numerous elegant small towns. The region is home to great public schools, safe neighborhoods, prestigious universities, and a strong economy! To learn more about the Lehigh Valley visit: www.discoverlehighvalley.com

    LVHN Core Values

    Lehigh Valley Health Network is a large non-profit and multispecialty health network consisting of 8 Hospital Campuses in Eastern Pennsylvania! Our 18,000+ colleagues are moving in the same direction and are guided by our PRIDE behaviors (Privacy, Respect, Involvement, Dignity, and Empathy). Click here to learn what it means to wear the LVHN Badge and become #LVHNProud!

 

Practice Type: Employee
Available Date:
Signing bonus:Available
Facility Description:

Lehigh Valley Health Network has five full service hospital locations. Our flagship facility is in Allentown, PA and has 800 beds with a level 1 trauma center. Our second full service hospital is 20 minutes away in Bethlehem, PA with 188 beds (Muhlenberg Campus currently is in the process of adding OB/GYN and should be opening very soon. In 2014 our network acquired a hospital an hour north of our main location in Hazleton, PA; this is a full service hospital with 150 bed inpatient capacity. We also acquired Pocono Medical Center in January 2017. This hospital is located in East Stroudsburg, PA. Schuylkill Health joined LVHN in 2016 and is located in Pottsville, PA. In addition to the full sercie hospitals we have 140 practice locations which include an Orthopedic Surgical center (Tilghman) and 55 bed former hospital which houses a busy ER, clinics (all specialties) and practices (geriatrics). No longer admits inpatients but we encourage our doctors to perform their outpatient surgeries there (17th St Allentown). Also, 11 express Care locations and 12 Health Centers. We are a teaching hospital - our Academic Affiliation is with the University of South Florida. We also have 18 free standing and fully accredited Residency/Fellowship programs with 250 participats currently.

Community Description:

We are located in the beautiful Lehigh Valley, a fast growing region in eastern Pennsylvania comprised of three mid-sized cites surrounded by suburban neighborhoods with over 700,000 residents. Just a 60 minute drive north of Philadelphia and 90 minute drive west of New York City. 

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