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Family Medicine Faculty Physician

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

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Specialty
Family Medicine
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Fellowship
Position Overview

Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) is growing to serve our community. This is a great opportunity for physicians and advanced practice clinicians to join our primary care division. More than 2,000 primary care and specialty physicians, as well as more than 800 advanced practice clinicians, are employed by the health network through LVPG.

Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) is seeking an experienced physician with a passion for clinical care and resident education to join the Department of Family Medicine as a member of the core faculty.

 

About the LVHN Family Medicine Residency Program:

  • The Lehigh Valley Family Medicine Residency is a well established program, with a recognized history of excellence in resident education.
  • This is an ACGME accredited program with Osteopathic Recognition.
  • The residency is expanding and now accepts eight residents per year.
  • About half of our residents are MDs and half are DOs.
  • We offer an innovative educational program. Our residency design is based upon leading-edge medical education theory and research.
  • We have been honored nationally for our relationship-centered care, for our educational innovations in residency education, and for pioneering many of the developments underlying the patient-centered medical home
  • Learn more at: https://www.lvhn.org/education/residency-and-fellowship-opportunities/family-medicine-residency 

About the Position:

  • The selected candidate will split their time between resident education (.3 FTE), resident precepting (.1 FTE) and clinical hours (.6 FTE). This position offers flexibility in scheduling.
  • This position is eligible for faculty appointment through LVHN s academic affiliate, the University of South Florida (USF).
  • We are seeking an experienced physician who will bring new ideas, thoughts, opinions, and skills to the program.
  • The following skill sets will be viewed favorably but are not required:
    • Family medicine with obstetrics
    • DEI expertise
    • Point of care ultrasound

In a family medicine career with LVHN, you ll experience:

  • Variety of practice settings
  • Flexible Monday-Friday schedule
  • Free scribe services
  • Value based compensation plan focused on quality of care
  • Onsite and remote care team to support physicians
  • Full time clinicians are scheduled 36 patient hours and 4 hours of administrative time
  • Call is shared with other practices in the region and goes to nurse triage first.
  • Career development opportunities in teaching, research and physician leadership
  • Academic appointment is available through our affiliation with the University of South Florida Medical School

LVHN offers clinicians the strength of a large network, an integrated medical staff, and a platform to develop and grow their clinical, research, academic and educational career. Join a department that is patient-centered, progressive and committed to finding joy in the practice of primary care.

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 and Retention Bonus Package
  • Student loan repayment assistance
  • Malpractice Insurance with Tail Coverage
  • CME Time and Allowance
  • Relocation (if applicable)
Qualifications
  • Must be Board Eligible or Board Certified
  • 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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