Pediatric Nephrologist

Employer
St. Luke’s University Health Network
Location
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Closing date
May 25, 2023

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Specialty
Nephrology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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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 a Board Certified/ Board Eligible Pediatric Nephrologist to join our growing Network and dedicated team of physicians and advanced practitioners providing excellent care.

Pediatric Department/ Network Highlights Include:

  • St. Luke’s Division of Pediatric Nephrology is currently the only pediatric nephrology program in the Lehigh Valley area.
  • Through a partnership with DaVita Dialysis, the Division of Pediatric Nephrology offers the only pediatric dialysis (PD and HD) services in the region.  Rounding on outpatient dialysis patients is required.  These modalities are also available for patients in our PICU and inpatient pediatric unit.
  • The Department of Pediatrics consists of inpatient, primary care, and specialty care providers across a variety of practice locations.
  • St. Luke’s University Hospital – Bethlehem campus, is now a proud member of the Children’s Hospital Association, representing the Network’s investment in continuing to grow services for pediatric patients.
  • The inpatient pediatric units are located at St. Luke’s University Hospital – Bethlehem Campus. A new replacement 17 bed inpatient unit opened this spring and the Network’s first Pediatric Intensive Care Unit opened with 8 beds in early 2020.
  • The department is supported by a growing team of pediatric specialists covering 14 specialty areas including: pediatric surgery, GI, endocrinology, nephrology, developmental pediatrics, neurology, cardiology, dermatology, psychiatry, pulmonology, radiology, anesthesia, orthopedics and plastic surgery!
  • St. Luke’s Pediatric Specialty Center, the region’s first and only freestanding building completely dedicated to providing care for pediatric patients opened in the spring of 2022. The center provides easy and convenient access for children and families in a pediatric friendly environment with a multidisciplinary approach including pediatric specialty, pediatric primary care, and pediatric PT/OT/ST.
  • The pediatric nephrology practice continues to grow as a result of a strong referral network of numerous pediatric primary care practices and family practice offices.
  • Growing OB department with nearly 5,000 deliveries per year.
  • Surgical Level III NICU located at St. Luke’s University Hospital in Bethlehem, PA, 8 bed Level II NICU at St. Luke’s Allentown Campus, 26 bed Level III NICU at St. Luke’s Anderson Campus, and a Level II NICU at St. Luke’s Upper Bucks Campus.
  • Robust 12 hospital Network spread over a diverse geographic area providing emergency care for over 320,000 patients annually.

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 & flexibility
  • Loan forgiveness program up to $100,000
  • Exceptional compensation package, starting bonus, and relocation reimbursement
  • Rich benefits package including malpractice, health and dental insurance, and CME allowance
  • Teaching, research, quality improvement and strategic development opportunities

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 15,000 employees providing services at 11 hospitals and over 300 outpatient sites.  With annual net revenue of $2 billion, the Network’s service area includes 11 counties: Lehigh, Northampton, Berks, Bucks, Carbon, Montgomery, Monroe and Schuylkill counties in Pennsylvania and Warren and Hunterdon counties in New Jersey. 

About the Lehigh Valley

Set amid gentle hills and charming country sides, Lehigh Valley, PA is home to Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton, as well as dozens of small towns and picturesque boroughs, parks, trails, and waterways. Steeped in pre-Colonial, Early American, and industrial history, the region’s storied past became its uplifting present, bestowing visitors anything from crayons and craft beer to Martin Guitars and museums, covered bridges, and nationally-recognized events like Musikfest and Christkindlmarkt.

The Lehigh Valley is in close proximity to NYC, Philly, and DC. Outstanding higher education facilities include Lehigh University and Moravian College. Cost of living is low and coupled with minimal congestion; choose among a variety of charming urban, semi-urban and rural communities your family will enjoy calling home. There is easy access to outdoor activities like skiing, snowboarding, white water rafting, and zip lining. The Lehigh Valley encompasses three unique cities in one suburban area. For more information please visit www.discoverlehighvalley.com

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IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR CANDIDATES:  COVID-19 VACCINE REQUIREMENT

As a leading healthcare provider, St. Luke’s University Health Network is committed to protecting our employees, patients and community.  As we continue to provide quality care to our patients, we are taking important next steps to prevent undue harm to our employees & ensure our patients have a safe environment for medical care and treatment.   Effective immediately, St. Luke’s is requiring all new hires, along with our current employees, to be fully vaccinated against COVID as a condition of employment.  Medical or religious exemptions will be reviewed as per our policy and guidelines.Learn more about the Lehigh Valley & Surrounding Areas – visit discoverlehighvalley.com

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