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Director of Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (EMU)

Employer
Lehigh Valley Hospital
Location
Allentown, Pennsylvania
Closing date
Jan 18, 2025

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Specialty
Neurology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
Position Overview

A dedicated hub of collaboration, innovation, education and research, Lehigh Valley Fleming Neuroscience Institute is a premier destination for care of brain, spine and other neurological and neurosurgical disorders in the region.

  • This position is located at our Cedar Crest campus in beautiful Allentown, PA
  • Cedar Crest has a four-bed dedicated 24/7 EMU and performs long term video EEG monitoring (LTME). 

  • Our 14 bed neurointensive care unit has complete LTME capability. 

  • LVHN neurologists provide EEG reading services to our other facilities within our extensive regional network, and read over 8,000 studies a year, including 1,300 long-term monitoring studies. 

From comprehensive stroke treatment to programs for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), multiple sclerosis and Alzheimer s disease, you ll be joining a team that supports our community with the latest treatments and clinical trials.

In a Neurology career with LVHN, you'll experience:

  • The Center s multidisciplinary team that includes neurologists with fellowship training in epilepsy, a fellowship trained functional neurosurgeon,neuropsychologists, social worker, and epilepsy-experienced advanced practice professionals and nursing staff.
  • Leading-edge innovation, like state-of-the-art skull-base surgery
  • Virtual and augmented reality that make procedures safer, more efficient and better in preserving quality of life
  • An advanced spine center
  • Pediatric neurosurgery
  • Neurotrauma
  • Neuro-oncology surgery 

Benefits & Perks

As a nationally certified Great Place to Work , we acknowledge the dedication of our colleagues and offer a generous Total Rewards package that makes LVHN an even better place to work and grow your career.  Explore our benefits.

  • Starting Bonus
  • Resident and Fellow Educational Stipends
  • Malpractice Insurance with Tail Coverage
  • CME Time and Allowance
  • Relocation (if applicable)
  • Qualifications
    • Must be Board Eligible or Board Certified in Neurology
    • A valid PA Medical License, or the ability to obtain one, is required
    • Permitted to work within the US
    About LVHN

    LVHN hospitals in the Lehigh Valley are the only hospitals in the region to have received Magnet® recognition five consecutive times since 2002. This prestigious recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center demonstrates our commitment to nursing excellence and quality patient outcomes. LVHN is home to five clinical institutes. Each serve as a hub for innovation, collaboration and education. Our institutes include Lehigh Valley Topper Cancer Institute, Lehigh Valley Heart and Vascular Institute, Lehigh Valley Institute for Surgical Excellence, Lehigh Valley Fleming Neuroscience Institute and Lehigh Valley Orthopedic Institute. LVHN is also home to Lehigh Valley Reilly Children's Hospital, which is the only children's hospital in the region. This hospital gives our community access to more than 30 pediatric specialties, Children's ExpressCARE locations and a dedicated Children's ER.

    We've been consistently recognized by U.S. News & World Report as the top hospital in the region and among the best in the state. We're also Great Place to Work-Certified™, which means an overwhelming majority of our colleagues have a positive experience at LVHN.

    These designations tell you that LVHN is a great place to work from hire to retire. If you are someone who aligns with LVHN's core values - Compassion, Integrity, Collaboration and Excellence – you will have a rewarding and successful career here.

    Vaccination Requirements

    Individuals are required to adhere to all LVHN vaccination policies in effect at the time of hire. Employees will be subject to pre-employment drug and alcohol testing. Please note that safety sensitive positions cannot test positive for marijuana or its metabolites, medical or otherwise.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Lehigh Valley Health Network is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with, and where applicable, in addition to federal, state and local employment regulations, Lehigh Valley Health Network will provide employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or other such protected classes as may be defined by law. All personnel actions and programs will adhere to this policy. Personnel actions and programs include, but are not limited to recruitment, selection, hiring, transfers, promotions, terminations, compensation, benefits, educational programs and/or social activities.

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