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Family Medicine Faculty Physician

Employer
Lehigh Valley Hospital
Location
Frackville, Pennsylvania
Closing date
May 24, 2025

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Specialty
Family Medicine
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Fellowship
Position Overview

This is truly an extraordinary time to join the Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN).  LVHN is one of the nation's most advanced health networks, offering comprehensive care in 95 clinical specialties. We are the region s largest employer and the health care provider of choice for more people in the region. Love Where You Work!

Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) is a great place to work and grow your career. From professional development offerings and internal advancement to educational discounts and tuition reimbursement, the possibilities for growth with LVHN are limitless.

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. 

The Department of Family Medicine at LVHN is a great place to start or continue your career. Our clinicians serve as the entry point for most of our patients medical care.  Join a department that is patient-centered, progressive, and committed to finding joy in the practice of family medicine.

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 in the Walter and Irene Baran Schuylkill Family Medicine Residency Program.

About the Schuylkill Family Medicine Residency Program:

  • The Schuylkill Family Medicine Residency Program is located in Pottsville, Pennsylvania. 
  • The 4-4-4 residency program will welcome its third class in July 2024.
  • This is an unopposed residency with full-spectrum family medicine education focused on treating underserved populations, including a growing Latino population in the region.
  • We are building an innovative educational program.  Our residency design is based upon leading-edge medical education theory and research and tailored to meet the unique needs of the community.
  • Our sister family medicine residency program in the Lehigh Valley has been honored nationally for relationship-centered care, for educational innovations in residency education, and for pioneering many of the developments underlying the patient-centered medical home. 

About the Position:

  • The selected candidate will split their time between faculty responsibilities (.2 FTE) and clinical hours including precepting time (.8 FTE).  This position offers flexibility in scheduling and a potential for more faculty FTE in the future.
  • 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:
    • Treatment of substance abuse disorders
    • Point of care ultrasound
    • Maternity care
  • Benefits:

    • Value based compensation plan focused on quality of care
    • Total Rewards Package covering all of your benefit needs
    • Free scribe service
    • Large starting and retention bonuses
    • Student loan repayment assistance
    • Generous CME allowance and time
    • Top tier retirement plans
    • Malpractice insurance with tail coverage
    • Relocation assistance
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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