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Consultation Liaison Psychiatrist

Employer
Lehigh Valley Hospital
Location
Allentown, Pennsylvania
Closing date
Jun 4, 2025

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Specialty
Psychiatry
Hours
Part Time
Position Type
Residency
Position Overview

LVHN is dedicated to providing a safe and comfortable place for our community to overcome life s challenges. Our team of psychiatrists, psychologists, physician assistants, certified registered nurse practitioners, licensed clinical social workers, psychiatric nurses and occupational therapists work collaboratively to ensure the best outcomes for their patients.

In addition to our inpatient behavioral health services at LVH Muhlenberg, LVH Schuylkill, and LVH Pocono, we provide short-term services at LVH Muhlenberg and LVH Cedar Crest, including individual, couples, family, and group therapy, and when indicated, medication management to children, adolescents, adults and older adults.

Problems addressed include:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Marital and family problems
  • Difficulty coping with physical illness and grief issues

Our clinicians include board-certified child and adolescent and adult psychiatrists, along with psychologists, master s-level therapists, psychiatric nurses, and other clinicians.

In a psychiatry career with LVHN, you ll experience:

  • a great opportunity to design your ideal position from the following areas: 
    • Inpatient Psychiatry
    • Consultation/Liaison Psychiatry
    • Outpatient Psychiatry
    • Child/Adolescent Psychiatry
  • opportunity for mentorship and professional development within a large healthcare organization

We provide a full continuum of care in behavioral health from emergency evaluation to intensive care, partial hospitalization, outpatient follow-up, homecare and skilled nursing facility consultation. We are growing the Department of Psychiatry which currently comprises more than 40+ Psychiatrists and 120 mental health professionals. In 2019, we enthusiastically welcomed our first class into the Lehigh Valley Psychiatry residency.

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
  • A network champion for psychiatry and a passion for the clinical work 
  • 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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