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Geriatrician

Lehigh Valley Hospital


Source:
AMA
Location:
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Date:
07/03/2018
2018-07-032018-08-04
Work Type:
Employee
Specialties:
  • Geriatrics
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TSU Opportunity in Eastern Pennsylvania


LEHIGH VALLEY HEALTH NETWORK (LVHN), in eastern Pennsylvania, has been rated one of Americas Best Hospitals by US News and World Report for 20 consecutive years and was included in their list of the top 3% of leading hospitals in geriatrics for 2016.


We are looking for a BC/BE internist or family medicine physician either with a fellowship or advanced training in Geriatrics or hospitalist experience.  This physician should be passionate about geriatric care and services and have clinical background in the field. Our new hire will join ElderCare, a well-established, employed hospital group practice composed of nine physicians and eight nurse practitioners. The ElderCare service provides care for patients in post-acute care and long term care.  We offer the camaraderie of a close knit team and an outstanding call schedule of at least 1:15 by phone only.  LVHN has an academic affiliation with the University of South Florida where our physicians are eligible for faculty appointment. 


As part of LVHNs employed physician group, we offer attractive salaries, outstanding benefits, great staff and the support of a financially stable health network.  Our contract features outstanding work/life balance features and the benefits of academic career advancement and a fulfilling practice.


LVHN is a comprehensive, integrated health network that includes three full-service licensed hospitals (over 1200 beds) with five campuses, a Childrens Hospital, 1340 primary care and specialty physicians, and 12 outpatient health centers.  LVHN is its regions largest employer with more than 13,000 employees and $2.1 billion in revenue.


LVHN is located in the Lehigh Valley in Eastern Pennsylvania, a little over an hour from Philadelphia and an hour and a half from New York City.  The Lehigh Valley is home to over 820,000 people, making it Pennsylvanias third most populated metropolitan area and the fastest growing region of the state, due in part to its favorable business climate and attractive cost of living in comparison to surrounding areas.


The area has excellent public school systems, is home to seven four-year colleges, and has strong ties to professional sports. The Poconos, which feature some of the East Coast's best-known ski resorts, is approximately 30 miles north of the Lehigh Valley. Several large lakes used for boating and fishing also are located there. The Lehigh Valley is truly a wonderful family community.


To learn more or apply please email your CV to Karen_R.Fay@lvhn.org  or call 484-862-3206.

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