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LVH- Schuylkill
City:Pottsville
State:PA
Country:USA
Visas Accepted:None
Specialty:Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine
Opportunity Description:

Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) seeks a BC/BE pulmonary/critical care physician for our Pottsville, PA location.  This position is 100% pulm/CC.  No internal medicine. A full time placement is preferred but extended locums coverage would be considered.

Lehigh Valley Health Network has two hospital campuses in Pottsville, PA. LVH - Schuylkill East (formerly Good Samaritan Hospital) is a 126 bed general accurate care hospital with a 10-bed open ICU. The smaller campus (formerly Pottsville General Hospital) has 3 ICU beds.  The daily combined average census including patients seen on the floors is 7-8. 

Successful candidate will share coverage with one other pulm/cc physician.  Twelve hour shifts M-F.  Most weeknight calls are managed by the hospitalists.  Weekend coverage includes rounding at both campuses just 10 minutes apart.

The LVH Pottsville campuses are part of the large Lehigh Valley Health Network which has a 17-member pulmonary/critical care division.  LVHN has an advanced ICU program that will eventually be available to assist the Pottsville campuses.

Practice Type: Employee
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Relocation paid:Yes
Signing bonus:Available
Facility Description:

Lehigh Valley Health Network has two hospital campuses in Pottsville, PA. LVH - Schuylkill East (formerly Good Samaritan Hospital) is a 126 bed general accurate care hospital with a 10-bed open ICU. The smaller campus (formerly Pottsville General Hospital) has 3 ICU beds. 

 

Community Description:

Pottsville is located in Schuylkill County in the beautiful mountains of East-central Pennsylvania. The area comprises small towns and rural communities with a moderate cost of living, a variety of outdoor recreation options including state parks, campgrounds, hiking, fishing, hunting, mountain biking, golfing and canoeing. The nearby Pocono Mountains offer additional recreation opportunities. Pottsville, PA is just 2 hours north of Philadelphia and 3 hours west of New York City.

Community Size:Small/Rural
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