Infectious Disease Physician

Lehigh Valley Hospital
Allentown, Pennsylvania
Closing date
Jul 31, 2023

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Infectious Disease
Full Time
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This is truly an extraordinary time to join the Lehigh Valley Health Network.  LVHN is one of the nation's most advanced health networks, offering comprehensive care in 95 clinical specialties. We are the region’s largest employer and the health care provider of choice for more people in the region. Love Where You Work!

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 Infectious Disease Physician.  This physician must have great clinical and interpersonal skills and is invited to join our growing team in beautiful Lehigh Valley, PA.

Program and Position Overview:

LVHN’s Infectious Disease Program serves an eight county area in Eastern Pennsylvania with a population of over two million.  The Infectious Disease team is well established and has 14 physicians and 5 physician assistants who primarily cover Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)-Cedar Crest in Allentown and LVH-Muhlenberg in Bethlehem, PA.  Telemedicine consults are provided to other Lehigh Valley Hospitals in Pottsville, Hazleton and East Stroudsburg, PA. LVH-Cedar Crest is a 988-bed teaching hospital and faculty appointments are available through the University of South Florida, College of Medicine, LVHN’s academic partner.

The Infectious Diseases-Transplant position is an exciting opportunity to join the team as LVHN stands on the precipice of tremendous growth in transplant medicine.  Lehigh Valley Health Network currently performs kidney and pancreas transplants and has agreements with the University of Pennsylvania for collaboration on Heart and Liver Transplants.  The Lehigh Valley Topper Cancer Institute is preparing to provide stem cell transplants and CAR T therapy to patients.  In addition to transplant patients, the physician will see a broad mix of ID patients including post-op, burn, oncology and others. The mix of clinical responsibilities is approximately 80% inpatient consultations and 20% outpatient. 

Job Qualifications:

  • A network champion for Infectious Disease
  • Must be Board Eligible or Board Certified in Infectious Disease
  • A current Pennsylvania Medical License or ability to obtain one is required
  • Transplant Specific Infectious Disease training 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

Influenza vaccination and COVID-19 Vaccination is required for all colleagues unless medically contraindicated or due to a bona fide religious belief or practice. Applicants possessing a medical marijuana card will not be considered for safety sensitive positions.


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Catherine Sommers, LVHN Physician Recruiter

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