Division Chief - Geriatric Medicine

Merritt Hawkins
Allentown, Pennsylvania
Closing date
Mar 11, 2023

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Division Chief - Geriatric Medicine in Pennsylvania
StartDate: 06/20/2022Pay Rate: $270000.00 - 315000.00

The Division of Geriatric Medicine at Lehigh Valley Health Network is seeking a physician leader to serve as Division Chief of Geriatric Medicine. This is an outstanding opportunity for a dynamic leader.

The Division Chief of Geriatric Medicine is responsible for leadership of the Division to include direct oversight of the budgetary responsibilities and human resources as well as ensuring the highest quality of care continues to be delivered to patients. The Division Chief will play an instrumental role in strategic planning and implementation for the Division and have accountability for the Division's clinical care delivery, economic performance, and growth.

Division Overview:
LVHN’s division of geriatrics, housed within the departments of Family and Internal Medicine, consists of 14 physicians and 11 nurse practitioners who provide care for a vast variety of diagnoses across various environments including skilled nursing and assisted living facilities, inpatient (to include a trauma consult service) and outpatient (geriatrics exclusive) based care.

Our geriatricians have been awarded multiple grant projects and work with family medicine residents and University of South Florida College of Medicine (USF) students to produce unique research projects, abstracts, and case reports yielding publications and presentations on a national level. LVHN has a strong commitment to education as evidenced by its robust graduate medical education department. Given its large, dedicated faculty and access to a wide variety of patients in several different settings, LVHN is able to provide a unique educational experience for its trainees, offering exposure to a wide variety of patient problems, locations of care, and cutting-edge teachers.

U.S. News has recognized LVHN as a “high performer” in Geriatric Medicine for the last three years.

About Us:
Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) is comprised of eight hospital campuses plus numerous health centers, physician practices, rehabilitation locations, ExpressCARE sites and other outpatient care locations in seven eastern Pennsylvania counties.

Lehigh Valley Hospital Cedar Crest has been ranked #1 in the region, and in top 6 in the state by U.S. News and World Report for the past seven years. Lehigh Valley Health Network has been selected as a 2021 Best Workplace in Health Care and Biopharma by Great Place to Work and Fortune.

Lehigh Valley area:
The Lehigh Valley metro region, with a population of more than 800,000, is one of the top 5 fastest growing regions in the United States with population under a million and offers small town, suburban and urban living with close proximity to New York City (90 miles) and Philadelphia (50 miles), as well as excellent colleges, schools, restaurants, and quality of life.

To learn more about the Lehigh Valley visit: www.discoverlehighvalley.com

About the Company
Merritt Hawkins, an AMN Healthcare company, is a permanent physician placement service that fills more physician jobs than any other firm. In addition to being the nation’s leader in physician employment search and consulting services, Merritt Hawkins also recruits and places select allied health professionals. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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