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

 

 

FELLOWSHIP-TRAINED STROKE NEUROLOGIST

Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) is searching for a stroke neurologist to join the network’s employed faculty practice. The LVHN neurology practice has grown to 24 physicians and 12 APCs. The stroke neurologist will be part of 5 stroke neurologist’s doing inpatient/outpatient/tele-neuro rotation, supported by physician assistants/nurse practitioners as well as neuro-intensivists.

We recently started a neurology residency with a full complement of residents by 2018. The group shares responsibility for teaching residents and medical students. Several members of the practice have busy, active research careers, if that is your interest. 

LVHN has the region’s only neuroscience intensive care unit, established programs in neuro-oncology and complex spine conditions and advanced neurovascular treatments, and a stroke telemedicine service. The group covers 11 telestroke sites. We have been certified from the Joint Commission as a Comprehensive Stroke Center since 2012. Gold Plus elite certification by the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association. Over 1,500 stroke case are admitted each year to LVHN making it one of the busiest stroke services in the nation. The hospital has 24-hour coverage for rapid response to traumatic brain injury and potential stroke patients as well as fellowship trained neuro-interventional radiologists.

LVHN is a 988-bed regional referral center 90 miles west of NYC and 60 miles north of Philadelphia. If you would like more information about this position, please call 484-862-3202 or send your CV to Brittany.Kulp@LVHN.org.

Practice Type: Employee
Available Date:
Relocation paid:Yes
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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