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Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN)
PA, United States
30+ days ago
Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN)
Pennsylvania, United States
30+ days ago

Description

At Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN), we continually go the extra mile to further our mission to heal, comfort and care for the people of our community. Each one of our 19,000 colleagues contributes to this mission and helps make all communities we serve healthier – and better – places in which to live. Our health care professionals provide amazing care every day!

At LVHN, our core values: Compassion, Integrity, Collaboration, and Excellence, guide our decision-making and behaviors. We bring our values to life through our actions and commitment to an inclusive and equitable workplace in which everyone feels like they belong and utilize their full potential. That is how each of our 19,000 colleagues creates exceptional experiences in a safe and secure environment for our patients and their loved ones, and for one another. 

At Lehigh Valley Health Network, you have the opportunity to make an essential impact on the lives of your patients! We are seeking an enthusiastic BC/BE Infectious Disease Physician.  This physician must have great clinical and interpersonal skills and is invited to join our growing team in beautiful Lehigh Valley, PA.

Program and Position Overview:

LVHN’s Infectious Disease Program serves an eight-county area in Eastern Pennsylvania with a population of over two million.  The Infectious Disease team is well established and has 14 physicians and 5 physician assistants who primarily cover Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)-Cedar Crest in Allentown and LVH-Muhlenberg in Bethlehem, PA.  Telemedicine consults are provided to other Lehigh Valley Hospitals in Pottsville, Hazleton and East Stroudsburg, PA. LVH-Cedar Crest is a 988-bed teaching hospital and faculty appointments are available through the University of South Florida, College of Medicine, LVHN’s academic partner.

The Infectious Diseases-Transplant position is an exciting opportunity to join the team as LVHN stands on the precipice of tremendous growth in transplant medicine.  Lehigh Valley Health Network currently performs kidney and pancreas transplants and has agreements with the University of Pennsylvania for collaboration on Heart and Liver Transplants.  The LVHN Cancer Institute is preparing to provide stem cell transplants and CAR T therapy to patients.  In addition to transplant patients, the physician will see a broad mix of ID patients including post-op, burn, oncology and others. The mix of clinical responsibilities is approximately 80% inpatient consultations and 20% outpatient. 

Job Qualifications:  

  • A network champion for Infectious Disease
  • Must be Board Eligible or Board Certified in Infectious Disease
  • A current Pennsylvania Medical License or ability to obtain one is required
  • Transplant Specific Infectious Disease training preferred

Benefits & Perks:

  • Highly Competitive compensation with a superb benefits package
  • Low-cost health insurance for employees and their families
  • Generous CME allowance and time
  • Top-tier retirement programs
  • Malpractice Insurance with Tail Coverage
  • Relocation Assistance

About LVHN

Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) is a large nonprofit health system in eastern Pennsylvania with 19,000 colleagues, over 1,300 beds across five full-service hospital campuses, 2,900 medical staff, 200 outpatient practices, and an academic environment with 25 fully accredited, free-standing residency and fellowship programs. Our physicians are eligible for faculty appointment with our academic partner - the University of South Florida. LVHN has been consistently ranked among America’s Top Hospitals for over 20 years.

Lehigh Valley area:

The Lehigh Valley is a beautiful region in Eastern Pennsylvania which is located 1 hour north of Philadelphia & 1.5 hours west of New York City! This reasonable cost of living area consists of historic cities such as Allentown, Bethlehem, Easton and numerous small towns. The region is home to outstanding public and private schools, ten colleges and universities, safe neighborhoods, music festivals, minor league sport teams and a strong economy! To learn more about the Lehigh Valley visit: www.discoverlehighvalley.com

Interested candidates please email CV to Dr. Mark Knouse, Chief of Infectious Disease, c/o Mark Payson, Physician Recruiter, at Mark.Payson@lvhn.org or call 484-862-3226.



Job Information

  • Job ID: 58198947
  • Location:
    Pennsylvania, United States
  • Position Title: Infectious Disease Physician Eastern Pennsylvania
  • Company Name: Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN)
  • Job Function: Infectious Disease
  • Job Type: Full-Time

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