Gastroenterologist

Employer
St. Luke’s University Health Network
Location
Lehighton, Pennsylvania
Posted
Sep 09, 2020
Closes
Sep 09, 2021
Ref
2054429
Specialty
Gastroenterology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

St. Luke’s University Health Network, the region’s largest, most established health system, a major teaching hospital, and one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals is seeking BC/BE Gastroenterologists to continue to develop our world class program. We need to add to our group of 24 physicians as we are unable to keep up with the referrals from our loyal Primary Care Physician Groups. We are growing and financially stable network with a young and dynamic physician group inclusive of a new gastroenterology fellowship program.

To learn more about our St. Luke’s Gastroenterology program, please visit https://www.slhn.org/gicareers
 

In joining St. Luke’s University Health Network you’ll enjoy:

  • Team-based care with well-educated, dedicated support staff
  • A culture in which innovation is highly valued
  • Work/life balance and flexibility
  • Exceptional compensation package, starting bonus, and relocation reimbursement
  • Rich benefits package, including malpractice, health and dental insurance, and generous CME allowance
  • Teaching, research, quality improvement and strategic development opportunities

We have these opportunities available in the following locations: 

  • St. Luke’s Lehighton Campus – Lehighton, PA
  • St. Luke’s Miners Campus – Coaldale, PA

The existing St. Luke’s Lehighton Campus is being replaced by a brand-new, state-of-the-art campus slated to open in late 2021.  Leadership of this new St. Luke’s Carbon Campus are highly motivated to hire talented providers and invest in gastroenterology services.  This position provides a unique opportunity to grow the Network’s presence in community markets excited about our high-quality care using a new hospital campus as a catalyst.     

St. Luke's Lehighton Campus

St. Luke's Lehighton Campus is a 120-bed community hospital located in Lehighton, PA. St. Luke’s Lehighton Campus features advanced inpatient and outpatient services along with specialty services in the Hospital and surrounding Outpatient and Care Now locations. Patients benefit from emergency room services, surgical services, adult and older adult behavioral health services, radiology & lab services and more.

Lehighton is in Pennsylvania’s Carbon County and is less than a twenty-minute drive to the popular tourist town, Jim Thorpe. The Pocono Mountains and the Appalachian Trial allow for endless outdoor activities surrounded by beautiful scenery.  The new St. Luke’s Carbon Campus is immediately off the Northeast Extension of the PA Turnpike.  Major cities such as Philadelphia and New York are only a short drive away.

About St. Luke’s Miners

St. Luke’s Miners Campus is a high performing, team-oriented rural 49-bed hospital that is part of the St. Luke’s University Health Network.   The Miners Campus provides unique clinical and educational leadership opportunities, a collegial work environment, and the ability to make a genuine impact in patient and community health.  Facilities include a state-of-the-art emergency department, Level IV Trauma Center, technologically advanced in-patient unit and a full complement of integrated specialty, therapy and primary care services.  The campus is located just west of the Pocono Mountains, with short drives to New York and Philadelphia.     

Schuylkill County is a popular destination which offers dining, shopping, and outdoor focused activities for those looking to get out and enjoy and explore!  This community features – Three State Parks, Seven Campgrounds, the Appalachian Trail, the Little Schuylkill River, Sweet Arrow Lake County Park and Hawk Mountain Sanctuary. 

About St. Luke’s University Health Network

Founded in 1872, St. Luke’s University Health Network (SLUHN) is a fully integrated, regional, non-profit network of more than 16,000 employees providing services at 12 hospitals and 300+ outpatient sites.  With annual net revenue greater than $2 billion, the Network’s service area includes 11 counties: Lehigh, Northampton, Berks, Bucks, Carbon, Montgomery, Monroe, Schuylkill and Luzerne counties in Pennsylvania and Warren and Hunterdon counties in New Jersey. 

Dedicated to advancing medical education, St. Luke’s is the preeminent teaching hospital in central-eastern Pennsylvania.  In partnership with Temple University, St. Luke’s created the Lehigh Valley’s first and only regional medical school campus.  It also operates the nation’s longest continuously operating School of Nursing, established in 1884, and 38 fully accredited graduate medical educational programs with 347 residents and fellows. 

St. Luke’s is the only Lehigh Valley-based health care system with Medicare’s five- and four-star ratings (the highest) for quality, efficiency and patient satisfaction.  St. Luke’s is both a Leapfrog Group and Healthgrades Top Hospital and a Newsweek World’s Best Hospital.  In 2020, two of IBM Watson Health’s 100 Top Hospitals were St. Luke’s hospitals.  St. Luke’s University Hospital has earned the 100 Top Major Teaching Hospital designation from IBM Watson Health eight times total and six years in a row. St. Luke’s has also been cited by IBM Watson Health as a 50 Top Cardiovascular Program. 

Utilizing the Epic electronic medical record (EMR) system for both inpatient and outpatient services, the Network is a multi-year recipient of the Most Wired award recognizing the breadth of the SLUHN’s information technology applications such as telehealth, online scheduling and online pricing information.  St. Luke’s is also recognized as one of the state’s lowest cost providers.

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