Geriatrician

Employer
Lehigh Valley Hospital
Location
Allentown, Pennsylvania
Posted
Jan 08, 2021
Closes
Jan 08, 2022
Ref
2070918
Specialty
Geriatrics
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

At Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN), we continually go the extra mile to further our mission to heal, comfort and care for the people of our community. Each one of our 19,000 colleagues contributes to this mission and helps make all communities we serve healthier – and better – places in which to live. Our health care professionals provide amazing care every day!

At LVHN, our core values: Compassion, Integrity, Collaboration and Excellence, guide our decision making and behaviors. We bring our values to life through our actions and commitment to an inclusive and equitable workplace in which everyone feels like they belong and utilize their full potential. That is how each of our 19,000 colleagues create exceptional experiences in a safe and secure environment for our patients and their loved ones, and for one another. 

LEHIGH VALLEY HEALTH NETWORK (LVHN), in eastern Pennsylvania, is seeking a BC/BE internist or family medicine physician with either  a fellowship or advanced training in geriatrics or hospitalist experience.  This physician should be passionate about geriatric care and services and have clinical background in the field.

Our new physician will join a well-established, employed hospital group practice composed of 20 physicians and nurse practitioners. This position will provide care for patients in post-acute care and long term care.  We offer the camaraderie of a close knit team and an outstanding call schedule of at least 1:20 by phone only.  Hours are flexible-8 hours per day. Participation in resident and medical student education is an option with an academic appointment through our affiliate, the University of South Florida.

As part of LVHN’s employed physician group, this position offers:

  • Competitive Base Salary, Annual Quality Bonus, Starting Bonus-$20,000, Retention Bonus
  • Top Tier Benefit Package:  Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability Insurances
  • Flexible 8 Hour Schedule  (Monday-Friday)
  • On Call coverage is telephone only; currently 1 in 20.
  • Malpractice Insurance
  • 4 Weeks PTO + Holidays
  • 5 days CME/$4,000 allowance

LVHN is a comprehensive, integrated health network that includes six full-service licensed hospitals (over 1800 beds) with eight campuses, a Children’s Hospital, 2005+ primary care and specialty physicians, and 16 outpatient health centers.  LVHN is its region’s largest employer with more than 18,000 employees and $2.1 billion in revenue.

LVHN is located in the Lehigh Valley in Eastern Pennsylvania, a little over an hour from Philadelphia and an hour and a half from New York City.  The Lehigh Valley is home to over 820,000 people, making it Pennsylvania’s third most populated metropolitan area and the fastest growing region of the state, due in part to its favorable business climate and attractive cost of living in comparison to surrounding areas.

The area has excellent public school systems, is home to seven four-year colleges, and has strong ties to professional sports. The Poconos, which feature some of the East Coast's best-known ski resorts, is approximately 30 miles north of the Lehigh Valley.  The Lehigh Valley is truly a wonderful family community.

 

 

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