Pulmonology & Critical Care – Inpatient & Outpatient (Eastern Pennsylvania)
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 provideamazing 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 create 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 can provide community care and impact lives of your patients! We are seeking enthusiastic BC/BE Pulmonologist who has exceptional clinical and interpersonal skills to join our team in beautiful Pottsville, PA.
Combination Inpatient pulmonary/critical care and Outpatient pulmonary
AICU back-up for night call
LVHN medical intensivists manage the Networks ICU service; see patients in established outpatient practices and sleep centers within the LVHN network. The Division also has an established tele-intensivist service that provides remote coverage 7p – 7a to the intensive care units within the LVHN network
Develop a practice to suit your clinical interest
We offer the flexibility to develop a practice in pulmonary or critical care or sleep or a combination thereof
A network champion for Pulmonology and Critical Care and a passion for the clinical work
Must be Board Eligible or Board Certified
A valid Pennsylvania Medical License or ability to obtain one is required
Benefits & Perks:
Attractive Work Schedule
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
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.
About the Community:
Pottsville is a small city located in Schuylkill County in the beautiful mountains of East-central Pennsylvania an area comprised of small towns and rural communities with a moderate cost of living, fascinating history and a host of fairs, events and festivals. Schuylkill County boasts of a variety of outdoor recreation options including state parks, campgrounds, hiking, fishing, hunting, mountain biking, golfing and canoeing. Located just 2 hours north of Philadelphia and 3 hours west of New York City. https://www.lvhn.org/careers/life-schuylkill-county
Interested candidates please email CV to Dr. Gerard Petersen, Chief of Pulmonary Medicine, c/o Mark Payson, Physician Recruiter, at Mark.Payson@lvhn.org or call 484-862-3226.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 07/12/2021
About Lehigh Valley Health Network
Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) is a nonprofit community hospital system in eastern Pennsylvania. Our main campus is located one hour north of Philadelphia and 90 minutes west of NYC in Allentown, PA. Within a 50-mile radius there are 8 hospital campuses and a growing cadre of outpatient centers and primary care practices. We also offer a monthly stipend paid up front for new grads, signing bonus, retention bonus and a platform to develop and grow your professional career. LVHN is the largest employer in the region with 18,000 employees and a medical staff of over 3,000 representing 95 specialties. The network blends the finest aspects of a community hospital and a major academic center by training residents in 26 freestanding, fully accredited residency and fellowship programs. For 23 consecutive years, Lehigh Valley Hospital has proudly ranked as one of the nation’s top hospitals on US News & World Report Best Hospitals list. This year’s annual ranking lists Lehigh Valley Hospital as No. 5 top hospital in Pennsylvania. Becker’s Hospital Review named LVHN in their 2019 “150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare,” and Forbes recently rated LVHN as one of the top 10 employers in the ...state of Pennsylvania, the only healthcare network in the region to make Forbes’ 2019 list. Conveniently located between Philadelphia and NYC, the Lehigh Valley is a blend of suburban sophistication and burgeoning urban revitalization. Healthcare is a major driver of the area’s economy as are education, sports and entertainment. There are 10 colleges and universities within a 30-mile radius, two AAA sports arenas and entertainment venues too numerous to count. For a great place to live, get an education, work and play, look no further than the Lehigh Valley.