At Lehigh Valley Health Network, you have the opportunity to make an important impact on the lives of your patients! We are seeking an enthusiastic BC/BE Geriatrician who has great clinical and interpersonal skills to join our team in beautiful Allentown, PA. To learn more, please send your CV to Carissa.Abel@lvhn.org.
Imagine a career at one of the nation's most advanced health networks. Be part of an exceptional health care experience and join the inspired, passionate team at Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN). LVHN has been ranked among the "Best Hospitals" by U.S. News & World Report for over 20 years. Whether you're considering your next career move or your first, consider LVHN where you will provide community care and impact the lives of your patients.
LVHN offers providers the strength of a large network, an integrated medical staff and a platform to develop and grow your clinical, research, academic, and educational career.
We offer flexibility to design your own position in our program as part of a hybrid group that includes 10 geriatricians, 2 internal medicine physicians, 2 family practice physicians and 8 nurse practitioners. All call is telephone only, and shared among the whole group.
LEHIGH VALLEY HEALTH NETWORK'S (LVHN), Geriatrics program has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top 50 in the country for 8 years. LVHN has a strong commitment to population health and innovation.
Our group provides the following services:
In patient consultations at Lehigh Valley Hospital - Cedar Crest and a strong collaboration with the trauma division
Post-acute services in sub-acute and skilled nursing facilities
Nursing facility and personal care practices with opportunities for Medical Directorships
The Fleming Memory Center: An outpatient center offering comprehensive evaluation and support services with a social worker and patient liaison. Awarded an AOA PPHF Alzheimer's Disease Initiative -Supportive Services grant in 2016 to develop caregiver education and support.
Opportunities for teaching, research and academic career advancement are available.
We are active in the teaching of IM and FP residents, medical students, nurse practitioner students and palliative care fellows.
Physicians at LVHN are eligible for faculty appointments at USF, the hospitals academic affiliate.
We offer a unique program, USF SELECT, which recruits and develops medical students with the intellectual perspective, empathy, creativity and passion to change patient care, the health of communities and the medical profession.
Must be board eligible or board certified
Must be fellowship trained
A current PA medical license or ability to obtain one is required
Attractive Work Schedule & Starting 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
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 the fastest growing and third largest region in Pennsylvania. The area is conveniently located 1 hour north of Philadelphia and 1.5 hours from NYC. The Lehigh Valley offers a moderate cost of living and 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
Influenza vaccinations are required at most LVHN facilities for all colleagues with patient contact unless medically contraindicated or due to a bona fide religious belief or practice and is strongly encouraged for all colleagues. Safety sensitive positions at LVHN cannot test positive for marijuana or its metabolites.
Lehigh Valley Health Network is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with, and where applicable, in addition to federal, state, and local employment regulations, Lehigh Valley Health Network will provide employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or other such protected classes as may be defined by law. All personnel actions and programs will adhere to this policy. Personnel actions and programs include, but are not limited to recruitment, selection, hiring, transfers, promotions, terminations, compensation, benefits, educational programs and/or social activities.