Seeking Chief of Hospice & Palliative Medicine and an Attending Physician
Lehigh Valley Health Network
August 9, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Lehigh Valley Health Network is hiring for a Chief of Hospice & Palliative Medicine and an Attending Physician at our award winning Cedar Crest Campus in beautiful Allentown, Pennsylvania! For 22 consecutive years LVH-Cedar Crest has been ranked among the nation’s best hospital and for 2018 has been voted the 5th best hospital in the State of Pennsylvania!
Fellowship training or 2-3 years of experience is preferred
Must be BC/BE
Ability to obtain a Pennsylvania Medical license is required
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
Palliative Medicine Group:
The Section of Palliative Medicine and Hospice at LVHN offers a palliative care continuum, including a robust inpatient consult service, a nationally-known home-based service, an office practice and our own hospice. In addition, we offer a Palliative Medicine Fellowship, using education to change the culture around serious illness care. The program has experienced significant growth and remarkable accomplishments during the last several years, including the Circle of Life Award. Presently, we are expanding our services to meet the needs of our patients while integrating with a broad portfolio of other network-offered programs
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 our PRIDE behaviors (Privacy, Respect, Involvement, Dignity, and Empathy). Click here to learn what it means to wear the LVHN Badge and become #LVHNProud!
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About Lehigh Valley Health Network
Lehigh Valley Health Network has been serving the Lehigh Valley area (Allentown, Bethlehem and Easton, Pennsylvania) for over 100 years. We have been named by U.S. News and World Report as one of America's Best Hospitals for 21 consecutive years. We are the largest employer in the Lehigh Valley and a financially solid and primary care friendly network. We seek BC/BE physicians with strong clinical and interpersonal skills to join our group practices that are located in and around eastern Pennsylvania’s beautiful Lehigh Valley. We offer attractive salaries, loan repayment/retention bonus, signing bonus, outstanding benefits, and great staff. Second and third year residents who sign early receive an education stipend of $1,500 per month until they finish their training.LVHN has 20 residency and fellowship programs including an innovative family medicine residency. Participating in resident and medical student education is an option with an academic appointment at our affiliate, the University of South Florida. Lehigh Valley Health Network is a remarkable organization that includes 8 campuses with over 1800 acute care beds, a children’s hospital, a physician-led employed multispe...cialty group of over 1200 providers, 16 health centers and 17 community clinics. Lehigh Valley Health Network is located in a beautiful region of eastern Pennsylvania, which is only 1 hour north of Philadelphia and 1.5 hours west of New York City. The Lehigh Valley is an outstanding place for family physicians to live and work. We enjoy a comfortable lifestyle with safe neighborhoods, strong school systems, a moderate cost of living and an abundance of cultural and recreational offerings.