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Bariatric Physician

Lehigh Valley Hospital

Hazleton, PA
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Our colleagues are Amazing! Every day!

At Lehigh Valley Health Network- Hazleton, you have the opportunity to make an essential impact on the lives of your patients! We are seeking enthusiastic BC/BE Bariatric Medicine Physician who has great clinical and interpersonal skills to join our team in scenic Hazleton, PA! Enjoy all the benefits of small town living with the support and resources of a large, primary care friendly healthcare network.

Practice Overview:

He/she will be employed by the network and join one bariatric surgeon within an established program at the LVHN campus in Hazleton, PA. The program has a dedicated coordinator and nutritionist. Patients are seen at a state-of-the-art Wellness Center which is scheduled to double in size over the next 5 years.

LVHN main campus in Allentown, PA has an accredited bariatric program that was established in 2000. The medical bariatrics program launched in 2006 and now has3 physicians plus all the components of a successful weight management center. Our Hazleton providers will have an opportunity to share in the camaraderie of this team.

Job Qualifications:

  • A network champion for Bariatric Medicine and a passion for the clinical work

  • Must be Board Eligible or Board Certified

  • Must have a valid PA Medical License or ability to obtain one

Benefits & Perks:

  • Attractive Work Schedule & Sign-On Bonus

  • 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

  • Educational Stipend and Loan Forgiveness Assistance Program

  • Malpractice Insurance with Tail Coverage

  • Relocation Assistance

At Lehigh Valley Health Network, we have a Passion for Better Medicine and to provide first-rate clinical care for the people of our community in Eastern Pennsylvania! Consistently ranked among Americas 100 Great Hospitals, we PRIDE ourselves on being the superior Health Network in the region! The highest quality of patient care & patient safety is reflected in our A rating by Leapfrogs Hospital Safety Grade and the U.S. News & World Report!

LVH- Hazleton is a Level IV Trauma Center with 150 beds and provides inpatient acute care, Inpatient Rehabilitation at the Gunderson Center, emergency care, maternity, and home care! It was the first accredited Primary Care Stroke center in northeast Pennsylvania!

Hazleton area:

The Greater Hazleton area is an endless outdoor adventure full of beautiful mountains for skiing, scenic trails for hiking & biking, serene lakes for fishing, and a wilderness playground for hunting! Hazleton offers easy trips to Allentown, NYC, Philadelphia, and Washington D.C.! All while being home to one of the finest healthcare networks in the nation!

LVHN Core Values

Lehigh Valley Health Network is a large non-profit and multispecialty health network consisting of 8 Hospital Campuses in Eastern Pennsylvania! Our 18,000+ colleagues are moving in the same direction and are guided by ourPRIDEbehaviors (Privacy, Respect, Involvement, Dignity, and Empathy). Clickhereto learn what it means to wear the LVHN Badge and become #LVHNProud!

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