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Lehigh Valley Health Network
City:Allentown
State:PA
Country:USA
Visas Accepted:None
Specialty:Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine
Opportunity Description:

Seeking BC/BE Pulmonary/Critical Care physicians with our without sleep. We are also, seeking an Interventional Pulmonologist. Develop a practice to suit your clinical interest.

2018 and 2019 New Grads who sign early are eligible for a monthly stipend paid each month before you start. Signing and Retention Bonuses are also offered. Positions are available with rotations to Hazleton, Pottsville, Pocono, Easton, Bethlehem and Allentown, PA.  We offer the flexibility to develop a practice in pulmonary or critical care or sleep or a combination thereof. 

Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) is a nonprofit community hospital system in eastern Pennsylvania and now one of the largest health systems in the state of Pennsylvania. U.S. News and World Report ranks Lehigh Valley Hospital among “America’s Best” for pulmonology, and ranks Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg as high performing. 

LVHN medical intensivists manage the Networks ICU service; see patients in established outpatient practices and sleep centers within the LVHN network. The Division also has an established tele-intensivist service that provides remote coverage 7p – 7a to the intensive care units within the LVHN network.

Our newly hired physicians will be hospital employed and part of an integrated Division that functions as a network service.  The strength of the large LVHN network, its fleet of air ambulances, advanced technologies and integrated medical staff provide a platform to develop and grow your professional career.

The communities served by LVHN include metropolitan-like cities, suburbs in the Pocono Mountains and rural communities with a moderate cost of living, fascinating history and small town charm.  All of these areas are close – but not too close -- to Philadelphia and NYC.  People live, work, learn and play in the greater Lehigh Valley.

Practice Type: Employee
Available Date:
Relocation paid:Yes
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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