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

SEEKING a PT Wound Care physician

NO CALL, NO WEEKENDS, NO EVENING HOURS

EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA

Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN), in eastern Pennsylvania, has approval to a PT physician for its expanding Wound Treatment Center. The Wound Treatment Center comprises advanced wound healing techniques, hyperbaric oxygen therapy chambers and state-of-the-art assessment, testing and treatment for people suffering from acute and chronic wounds.

The successful candidate will be a BE/BC general or vascular surgeon or internal medicine or family medicine physician with broad technical knowledge and skills related to wound care and relevant training and certification in hyperbaric medicine.  The work schedule consists of a traditional clinic work week, Monday through Friday, without evening, weekend or call responsibilities

The physicians will work closely with trained staff to provide direct medical care to wound patients and supervise two hyperbaric oxygen chambers. This position will also be responsible for intermittent telemedicine consultations and onsite consultations with plastics/reconstructive surgeons, orthopedic surgeons and other specialists on the medical staff. 

 

Practice Type: Employee
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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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