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Child Abuse Pediatrician

Lehigh Valley Hospital
Allentown, Pennsylvania
Closing date
May 17, 2025

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Full Time
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Position Overview

From general pediatrics to the region s most pediatric specialties, the department of pediatrics is a great place to start or continue your career. In addition to the pediatric specialty services provided at Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH) Cedar Crest, Lehigh Valley Reilly Children s Hospital cares for kids across the region at multiple Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) locations.


Position/Practice info:

The John Van Brakle Child Advocacy Center (CAC) at Lehigh Valley Reilly Children's Hospital received its associate membership to the National Children s Alliance (NCA) in January of 2016. The CAC serves Lehigh County and has been co-located as a multidisciplinary team (MDT) at Lehigh Valley Hospital s 17th Street campus in Allentown, Pennsylvania since May of 2017.

  • Regular practice hours are 9-5
  • 1 weekend call per month.
  • Will rotate seeing patients via inpatient consults and outpatient medical exams at the Child Advocacy Center
  • Will see patients from infants through age of 18

In a pediatrics career with LVHN, you ll experience:

  • The region s most pediatric specialties
  • 50-bed pediatric inpatient unit
  • 36-bed Level IV NICU at LVH Cedar Crest
  • 12-bed Level II PICU
  • 13-bed adolescent psychiatric unit
  • Children s Cancer and Multipurpose Infusion Center
  • 2 Children s ExpressCARE locations
  • The region s only 24/7 children s ER
  • Children s ambulatory surgery center

 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.

  • A network champion for Pediatrics  and a passion for the clinical work 
  • Board Certified Child Abuse Pediatrician or Board Eligible
  • A current PA Medical License or ability to obtain one is required
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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