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OBGYN Hospitalist

Employer
Lehigh Valley Hospital
Location
Allentown, Pennsylvania
Closing date
Jul 9, 2025

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Specialty
Obstetrics
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
Position Overview

LVPG OB/GYN is an enterprise of multiple practices across several counties in southeastern Pennsylvania that serves women s preventive, gynecological, and obstetric needs. Inpatient care is conducted at 2 Family Birth and Newborn Centers, Cedar Crest (Allentown) and Muhlenberg (Bethlehem) hospital sites, and 2 primary surgical locations at Muhlenberg and 17th Street (Allentown) campuses.

 

Join a team of ob/gyn hospitalists who work with midwives, general ob/gyn physicians, and maternal-fetal medicine specialists at our largest network maternity hospital. This campus supports over 3000 births annually and serves as a referral hospital for our 4 other network maternity hospitals and for other regional facilities outside our network. Our hospitalists serve as the primary teaching faculty for the ob/gyn residents and medical students, and they work closely with our maternal fetal medicine physicians for management of high-risk patients. Newborn services include a Level IV NICU and access to our Lehigh Valley Reilly Children s Hospital pediatricians, including medical and surgical specialists. Limited hospital-based gynecology care may also be performed. Opportunities exist for participation in education, clinical research, quality and patient safety, and healthcare administration.

 

At LVHN, you can make a difference. For nearly 100 years LVHN has operated independent residency programs in the Lehigh Valley area with a goal to provide the next generation with skills to be leaders, clinicians, and academicians. We offer an Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Program and recently established a new Maternal Fetal Medicine Fellowship. We are a regional clinical campus of the University of South Florida Health Morsani College of Medicine and an accredited member of the nation s Council of Teaching Hospitals and Health Systems. Whether you strive to educate other clinicians or focus your career elsewhere, there s endless opportunity with LVHN.

 

In an obstetrics and gynecology career with LVHN, you will experience:

  • Over 30 service sites for obstetrics and gynecology in 11 counties serving women s preventive, gynecologic and obstetrics needs.
  • Five Family Birth and Newborn Centers throughout the region provide maternity care.
  • Additional locations provide gynecologic surgical care for women using traditional and advanced minimally invasive techniques.
  • Multiple locations give physicians and APCs the option to choose the setting in which they practice.
  • Intimate and familiar patient settings or busy bustling practices
  • Community-based programs or academic tertiary referral hospitals
  • Collaborate with a team of physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and nurse midwives dedicated to providing exceptional care.
  • Ability to teach and train students and residents at some locations.

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.

  • Attractive work schedule with option of 7 or 8 24-hour shifts per month
  • Superb benefits package including low-cost health insurance for employees and their families
  • Loan Forgiveness Assistance Program
  • Starting Bonus
  • Resident and Fellow Educational Stipends
  • Malpractice Insurance with Tail Coverage
  • CME Time and Allowance
  • Relocation (if applicable)

 

Qualifications
  • Board Eligible or Board Certified
  • A current PA Medical License or ability to obtain one is required
  • Ideally 3-5 years of clinical experience in obstetrics
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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