Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) has made the decision to start a developmental-behavioral program within the Department of Pediatrics. Applicants should be experienced, board certified pediatricians with fellowship training or expertise in the field. The position will be 100% developmental-behavioral, outpatient only, and will include little or no call. There is great demand for this service in the hospital network’s catchment area. We offer the opportunity to teach medical students and pediatric residents, and eligibility for faculty appointment at the University of South Florida, our academic affiliate. We also offer a competitive salary, rich benefits and an Esprit de corps approach to providing quality patient care. LVHN has pediatric services in 28 specialties and general pediatrics. There is a 46-bed inpatient unit, an adolescent behavioral health unit, 4 employed Child & Adolescent Psychiatrists, a 40-bed Level III NICU, 8-bed PICU, a pediatric specialty center, Level II pediatric trauma center and 12-bed pediatric ER. Patients admitted to LVHN are covered by an in-house team of pediatric hospitalists and intensivists. The Lehigh Valley area is anchored by the city of Allentown, the fastest growing city in the state. Urban redevelopment that includes new businesses, sophisticated metropolitan-style housing, four-star restaurants and entertainment venues are credited with the city’s growth. Within 10 minutes of the downtown are beautiful suburban neighborhoods, city parks, bike trails, ski areas and more. The academic opportunities in the area include excellent public schools, highly regarded private schools plus 10 colleges and universities. If interested, please submit your CV to Karen_R.Fay@lvhn.org or call 484-862-3206 for more information.
Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) is a premier health system in eastern Pennsylvania comprising five hospital campuses, an employed physician group with more than 700 physician and 300 advanced practice clinician members, and 12 community health centers. The medical staff has more than 1,200 physicians representing 95 specialties, and LVHN is the area’s largest employer with more than 13,000 emp...loyees. LVHN has a major academic affiliation with the University of South Florida and a unique partnership to provide an innovative medical education program to train tomorrow’s physicians.
A passion for better medicine is what drives everyone at Lehigh Valley Health Network to create one of America’s best hospitals and one of the nation’s top places to work. Our award-winning network has been listed as one of America’s Best Hospitals for 20 straight years by U.S. News and World Report.
LVHN is located in eastern Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley, a beautiful suburban area with excellent school systems, a moderate cost of living, diverse cultural and recreational offerings and the convenience of being only 1 hour north of Philadelphia and 1.5 hours west of New York City.