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Vice Chair, OBGYN

Employer
Lehigh Valley Hospital
Location
Pardeesville, Pennsylvania
Closing date
Feb 13, 2025

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Specialty
Obstetrics
Hours
Per Diem
Position Type
Permanent
Position Overview

Attention, OB-GYNs! We have an exciting opportunity for you to join a growing practice in the Hazelton area of eastern Pennsylvania. You will be part of a team of dedicated and passionate physicians who provide excellent women's health care to our community.

 

Campus and practice leadership opportunities are available for those with interest and who qualify, offering a chance for a pivotal role in shaping our practice s future impact on women s health care.

We are looking for full-time, part-time and per diem clinicians who share our vision and values. We invite you to apply and refer a clinician from your professional network for full time, part time and per diem opportunities.

 

Learn more about us:

 

The practice consists of general ob/gyn physicians, advanced practice clinicians, and ob/gyn hospitalists to provide comprehensive women s healthcare in the region. The Hazleton campus supports approximately 650 births annually and is one of five maternal-newborn hospital sites for the LVHN, creating a robust interdisciplinary regional team using evidence-based practice and providing a care network for maternal services. Maternal-fetal medicine consultation is available, and their service accepts transports to our tertiary care facility in Allentown, PA. Newborn services at Pocono include a Level I nursery staffed by a team of pediatricians and access to our Lehigh Valley Reilly Children s Hospital, including medical and surgical specialists. Beyond obstetrics, LVHN-Hazleton is a full-service community-based hospital nestled in beautiful and scenic northeastern Pennsylvania.

Opportunities exist for participation in education, clinical research, quality and patient safety, and healthcare administration. Leadership opportunities are available too for appropriate candidates if you apply now!

 

 

As the Vice Chair, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Serve as the departmental representative on the campus Executive Medical Leadership Committee (EMLC)
  • Work with the Vice-Chair of Quality on quality monitoring and performance improvement efforts at their campus
  • Support interdisciplinary initiatives and relationships at the campus
  • Participate in peer monitoring and individual performance improvement plans as necessary and as recommended by peer review and by Network Chair
  • Lead local department meetings, particularly at community-based campuses
  • Provide supplemental education to the campus clinicians and clinical staff on relevant policies, CPG, and care pathways

 

 

In an obstetrics and gynecology career with LVHN, you will experience:

  • Over 30 service sites for obstetrics and gynecology in 11 counties serving women s preventive, gynecologic and obstetrics needs.
  • Five Family Birth and Newborn Centers throughout the region provide maternity care.
  • Additional locations provide gynecologic surgical care for women using traditional and advanced minimally invasive techniques.
  • Multiple locations give physicians and APCs the option to choose the setting in which they practice.
  • Intimate and familiar patient settings or busy bustling practices
  • Community-based programs or academic tertiary referral hospitals
  • Collaborate with a team of physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and nurse midwives dedicated to providing exceptional care.
  • Ability to teach and train students and residents at some locations.

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 
  • Board Eligible or Board Certified
  • A current PA Medical License or ability to obtain one is required
  • Ideally 3-5 years of clinical experience in obstetrics
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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