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LVHN is seeking a BC/BE Geriatrician to join our innovative and growing group of providers who are passionate about geriatric care services.

We offer flexibility to design your own position in our program as part of a hybrid group that includes 8 geriatricians, 2 internal medicine physicians, 2 Family practice physicians and 8 nurse practitioners. All call is telephone only, and shared among the whole group.

Our group provides the following services :

In patient consultations at Lehigh Valley Cedar Crest and a strong collaboration with the Trauma Division

Post-Acute Services in sub-acute and skilled nursing facilities

Nursing facility and Personal Care practices with opportunities for Medical Directorships

The Fleming Memory Center an outpatient center offering comprehensive evaluation and support services with a social worker and patient liaison. Awarded an AOA PPHF Alzheimer's Disease Initiative -Supportive Services grant in 2016 to develop caregiver education and support.

Opportunities for teaching, research and academic career advancement are available. We are active in the teaching of IM and FP residents, Medical students, Nurse Practitioner students and Palliative care fellows. Physicians at LVHN are eligible for faculty appointments at USF, the hospitals academic affiliate. We offer a unique program, USF SELECT, which recruits and develops medical students with the intellectual perspective, empathy, creativity and passion to change patient care, the health of communities and the medical profession.

As part of LVHNs employed physician group, we offer attractive salaries with potential for annual bonuses, outstanding benefits, signing bonuses, student loan support, and education stipends that pay a monthly allowance until you finish training.

PTO/CME: 4 weeks annually of PTO plus 6 public holidays, and 40 hours for approved CME with a stipend of $4000 of which $1500 can be used to purchase technology if desired.

LEHIGH VALLEY HEALTH NETWORKS (LVHN), Geriatrics program has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top 50 in the country for 8 years. LVHN has a strong commitment to population health and innovation.

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 offers the choice of rural, suburban or urban living.

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