Per Diem Pediatric Nephrologists

Employer
St. Luke’s University Health Network
Location
Travel/Remote
Closing date
Jan 31, 2025

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Specialty
Nephrology
Hours
Per Diem
Position Type
Permanent
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’ Pediatric Nephrology division is seeking a per diem physician to provide weekend call coverage and vacation coverage for the current team. Ability to work fully remote and cover pager call only is available in addition to options for in person coverage including clinic coverage.
As a result of the growth and investment in pediatric services, St. Luke’s recently announced the establishment of St. Luke’s Children’s Hospital at the Bethlehem Campus. We are looking for providers who are excited about growth and new opportunities to join our team!
To learn more about our Children’s Hospital and pediatric services, please visit https://www.slhn.org/pediatrics

Position Requirements:
  • The Pediatric Nephrology division is seeking a per diem physician to provide weekend call coverage and vacation coverage for the current team.
  • Ability to work fully remote and cover pager call only is available in addition to options for in person coverage including clinic coverage.


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.
  • In 2023, St. Luke’s announced the establishment of St. Luke’s Children’s Hospital at the Bethlehem Campus and is a proud member of the Children’s Hospital Association, representing decades of growth and investment in pediatrics and the Network’s commitment to pediatric services.
  • St. Luke’s Children’s Hospital and the Department of Pediatrics consists of inpatient, neonatal, emergency medicine, specialty and primary care providers spread across a variety of practice locations. The Network also has a robust base of family practice providers throughout the St. Luke’s service area (Pennsylvania and New Jersey).
  • St. Luke’s Children’s Hospital is also home to a newly renovated 17 bed Inpatient Pediatric Unit and 8 bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit.
  • The new Pediatric Emergency Department is a 6 bed unit located within St. Luke’s Children’s Hospital and will expand to 11 beds at the completion of an ongoing construction project.
  • The department is supported by a growing team of pediatric specialists spanning 40 specialty areas including pediatric surgery, GI, endocrinology, nephrology, developmental pediatrics, neurology, cardiology, dermatology, psychiatry, pulmonology, radiology, anesthesia, orthopedics, plastic surgery, and more! Many are conveniently located at St. Luke’s Pediatric Specialty Center, the region’s only freestanding building dedicated entirely to pediatric services.
  • 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 Children’s Hospital, Bethlehem Campus, 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 6 bed 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
  • Exceptional compensation package
  • Rich benefits package including malpractice, health and dental insurance, and CME allowance
  • Teaching, research, quality improvement and strategic development opportunities

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