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Inpatient Palliative Medicine Physician

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

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Specialty
Hospice / Palliative Medicine
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
Position Overview

The department of Palliative Medicine at Lehigh Valley Health Network is constantly improving our skills and innovative approach to care including non-invasive and non-surgical treatment options for pain and injuries. Our team provides a comprehensive approach to treatment for our patients with the highest quality of care. Join our innovative team and receive the support of a large health care network committed to the community we serve.

In a Palliative Medicine career with LVHN, you will experience:

  • 100% inpatient
  • Work Hours: 7:30-5
  • Call schedule: Every 5-6 weeks with in-person consultation at LVH Cedar Crest and LVH Muhlenberg
  • Rotating holiday call schedule shared among the group

Benefits and 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 Hospice and Palliative Medicine and a passion for 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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