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We invite a BC/BE Psychiatrist to join a Consultation/Liaison service consisting of five collegial Psychiatrists who perform 330-370 consults a month in one of the biggest consultation/liaison services in the country. The practice is supported by advanced practice clinicians and social workers and we use telemedicine to help optimize time. This position will split time doing consults in the hospital and seeing patients in the outpatient setting. A strong interest in and comfort with medically ill patients is required; Psychosomatic Medicine or related fellowship is preferred. We are offering competitive salary, outstanding benefits, and an academic appointment with our medical school partner - the University of South Florida.

We provide a full continuum of care in behavioral health from emergency evaluation to intensive care, partial hospitalization, outpatient follow-up, homecare and skilled nursing facility consultation. We are growing the Department of Psychiatry which currently comprises more than 20 Psychiatrists and 120 mental health professionals.

Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) is a nonprofit community hospital system with over 1,200 beds across 4 full service hospital campuses, 160 practices and 1,200 medical staff providers. U.S. News & World Report has ranked LVHN among Americas Top Hospitals for 21 consecutive years and currently has two of our hospital campuses ranked in the top 20 hospitals in the state of Pennsylvania. We are a tertiary care facility with a Level I trauma center, regional burn center, Level III NICU and Level II PICU. We have a busy cancer center affiliated with Memorial Sloan Kettering, a large heart and vascular center and register over 4,000 deliveries each year. We are dedicated to learning and have 20 fully accredited, free standing residency and fellowship programs while providing an innovative medical school program. Our nursing staff recently achieved its fourth consecutive Magnet status designation.

We are located in the beautiful Lehigh Valley, a fast growing region in eastern Pennsylvania comprised of three mid-sized cites surrounded by suburban neighborhoods with over 700,000 residents. The area has a moderate cost of living, outstanding public and private school systems, ten colleges and universities, and an abundance of cultural and recreational offerings including two symphonies, summer music festivals, an art museum, and minor league sport teams. Just a 60 min drive north of Philadelphia and 90 min drive west of New York City.

Email CV to the attention our new Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry Edward Norris, MD c/o Craig.Bleiler@LVHN.org or call (484) 862-3908. Visit our website at www.LVHN.org
Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) is a nonprofit community hospital system with over 1,100 beds across 3 full service hospital campuses, an employed multispecialty physician group with 840 physicians and 140 practices, and an academic environment with 18 fully accredited, free standing residency and fellowship programs. U.S. News & World Report has ranked LVHN among Americas Top Hospitals for 20 consecutive years and currently has two of our hospital campuses ranked in the top 10 hospitals in the state of Pennsylvania. Our physicians are eligible for faculty appointment with our academic partner - the University of South Florida.