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Pediatrician

Employer
St. Luke’s University Health Network
Location
Palmerton, Pennsylvania
Closing date
May 10, 2025

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Specialty
Pediatrics
Hours
Full Time
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 is seeking a BC/BE Pediatrician to join our growing Network and to help expand patient care at our newly renovated Palmerton Pediatrics Practice.
St. Luke’s Palmerton pediatrics is a small practice with longstanding roots in a small-town community. The Palmerton practice was recently relocated and completely renovated. The practice is now co-located with a St. Luke’s OB/GYN practice and near many other St. Luke’s outpatient services. The office also provides lactation support to new moms through St. Luke’s Baby & Me program.
St. Luke’s Department of Pediatrics is growing and expanding our offering of services. We are seeking providers who are excited by growth and new opportunities.
To learn more about our Children’s Hospital and pediatric services, please visit https://www.slhn.org/pediatrics

Practice Highlights:
  • Practice utilizes a nurse triage team during and after clinic hours to reduce calls to providers after hours.
  • Strong support from services available through St. Luke’s Children’s Hospital (robust ED, inpatient, and specialty support).
  • Embedded lactation support services for new moms and co-location with a St. Luke’s OB/GYN office.

Pediatric Department/ Network Highlights Include:

  • In 2023, St. Luke’s announced the establishment of St. Luke’s Children’s Hospital at St. Luke’s 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 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
  • 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

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