Palliative & Hospice Medicine Physician

Employer
Lehigh Valley Hospital
Location
Allentown, Pennsylvania
Posted
Jan 10, 2019
Closes
Jan 10, 2020
Ref
1951564
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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Our colleagues are Amazing! Every day!

At Lehigh Valley Health Network, you have the opportunity to make an essential impact on the lives of your patients! We are seeking enthusiastic BC/BE Hospice & Palliative Medicine Physician who has great clinical and interpersonal skills to join our team in beautiful Allentown, PA.  

Practice Overview:

The successful candidate will join a team of 5 physicians, 3 nurse practitioners, a social worker and RN support who share responsibilities for covering all components of the program including teaching LVHN palliative medicine fellows. 

This full time position is primarily inpatient based with some interface with the hospital’s nationally recognized home-based service and an outpatient clinic.  

Physicians are eligible for faculty appointment at the University of South Florida, the network’s major academic affiliate.

Job Qualifications:  

  • A network champion for Palliative Medicine and a passion for the clinical work
  • Must be Board Eligible or Board Certified
  • A current PA Medical License or ability to obtain one is required
  • Fellowship training or 2-3 years of experience in the field is preferred.  

Benefits & Perks:

  • 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
  • Relocation Assistance

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 a charming region in Eastern Pennsylvania which is located 1 hour North of Philadelphia & 1.5 hours outside of NYC! The reasonable cost of living area consists of many historic cities such as Allentown, Easton, Bethlehem, and numerous elegant small towns. The region 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

LVHN Core Values

Lehigh Valley Health Network is a large non-profit and multispecialty health network consisting of 8 Hospital Campuses in Eastern Pennsylvania! Our 18,000+ colleagues are moving in the same direction and are guided by our PRIDE behaviors (Privacy, Respect, Involvement, Dignity, and Empathy). Click here to learn what it means to wear the LVHN Badge and become #LVHNProud!

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