Pediatric Intensivist

St. Luke's University Health Network
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Greater Lehigh Valley, PA  
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Opportunity Criteria
Specialty: Pediatrics : Critical Care 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: No J1 or H1
Loan Repayment: Negotiable
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St. Luke’s University Health Network, the region’s largest, most established health system, a major teaching hospital, and one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals is seeking a BC/BE Pediatric Intensivist to join our growing pediatrics department. The service line is in the process of planning for an 8 bed PICU at our Bethlehem Campus. We are expanding our pediatrics team with physicians who strive for excellence and want to make an impact. If you are a physician who is excited by growth and new opportunities we look forward to speaking with you!

Highlights include:

  • The Department of Pediatrics consists of inpatient, primary care and specialty care providers across a variety of practice locations. The current inpatient unit is an 18 bed unit located at St. Luke’s University Hospital in Bethlehem, PA.
  • On the inpatient unit a team of 5 dedicated pediatric hospitalists provide care 24/7 to patients admitted from any of the Network’s 10 hospital campuses.
  • Pediatric volumes have grown significantly over the past few years and the service line is looking to expand pediatric services within the community through the addition of a PICU and new pediatric sub-specialists.

Candidates should possess professional and personable communication skills, exceptional problem solving skills, as well as excellent clinical skills.

To learn more about our Pediatrics program, please visit https://www.slhn.org/pediatriccareers

In joining St. Luke’s University Health Network you’ll enjoy:

  • Substantial compensation and a rich benefits package, including malpractice insurance, health and dental insurance, & CME allowance
  • Starting bonus
  • Work/life balance & flexibility
  • Team-based care with well-educated, dedicated support staff
  • A culture in which innovation is highly valued
  • Professional support and growth within the network
  • Teaching, research, quality improvement and strategic development opportunities

About St. Luke's University Health Network

Founded in 1872, St. Luke’s University Health Network (SLUHN) is a fully integrated, regional, non-profit network of 14,000 employees providing services at 10 hospitals and over 300 outpatient sites. With annual net revenue of $1.9 billion, the Network’s service area includes 10 counties: Lehigh, Northampton, Berks, Bucks, Carbon, Montgomery, Monroe and Schuylkill counties in Pennsylvania and Warren and Hunterdon counties in New Jersey.

Dedicated to advancing medical education, St. Luke’s is the preeminent teaching hospital in central-eastern Pennsylvania. In partnership with Temple University, St. Luke’s created the region’s first and only regional medical school campus. It also operates the nation’s longest continuously operating School of Nursing, established in 1884, and 28 fully accredited graduate medical educational programs with 226 residents and fellows.

St. Luke’s is the only health care system in central-eastern Pennsylvania to earn Medicare’s five-star rating (the highest) for quality, efficiency and patient satisfaction. St. Luke’s has earned the 100 Top Major Teaching Hospital designation from IBM Watson Health (formerly Truven Health Analytics) repeatedly – six times total and four years in a row including 2018. It has also been cited by IBM Watson Health as a 50 Top Cardiovascular Program.

Utilizing the EPIC electronic medical record (EMR) system for both inpatient and outpatient services, the Network is a multi-year recipient of the Most Wired award recognizing the breadth of the SLUHN’s information technology applications such as telehealth, online scheduling and online pricing information. St. Luke’s is also recognized as one of the state’s lowest cost providers.

 

 

About the Lehigh Valley

Set amid gentle hills and charming country sides, Lehigh Valley, PA is home to Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton, as well as dozens of small towns and picturesque boroughs, parks, trails, and waterways. Steeped in pre-Colonial, Early American, and industrial history, the region’s storied past became its uplifting present, bestowing visitors anything from crayons and craft beer to Martin Guitars and museums, covered bridges, and nationally-recognized events like Musikfest and Christkindlmarkt.

The Lehigh Valley is in close proximity to NYC, Philly, DC and the Jersey Shore. Outstanding higher education facilities include Lehigh University and Moravian College. Cost of living is low and coupled with minimal congestion; choose among a variety of charming urban, semi-urban and rural communities your family will enjoy calling home. There is easy access to outdoor activities like skiing, snowboarding, white water rafting, and zip lining. The Lehigh Valley encompasses three unique cities in one suburban area. For more information please visit www.discoverlehighvalley.com.

 

 

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Contact: Christine Figler 
Phone: 610-509-7041
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