Hospice Medicine Opportunity Large Academic Health Network/Eastern PA
Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States
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Job Summary

Occupation Physician
Specialty Hospice/Palliative Medicine
Salary $1 – $2 weekly
Degree Required MD/DO
Position Type Full-Time
Work Environment Hospital
Location 707 Hamilton Blvd., Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, 18101, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 5/22/24

This is truly an extraordinary time to join the Lehigh Valley Health Network. LVHN is one of the nation's most advanced health networks, offering comprehensive care in 95 clinical specialties. We are the region’s largest employer and the health care provider of choice for more people in the region. Love Where You Work! To learn more, please send your CV to [Register to View] .

Practice Overview:

As the Section of Palliative Medicine and Hospice, we are a part of the fabric of care at LVHN, with a fully integrated palliative care continuum to assure optimal patient experience. Education is part of our culture as we have 2 ACGME Fellows per year that interface with our entire team. Our specialty-trained palliative care team, including CRNP’s, Social Workers, Licensed Professional Counselor, RNs, and administrative staff care for patients when they are in the hospital, in our office-based practice, or in our nationally recognized home-based service. Our program has been recognized on the national level for leadership excellence and as an innovative, mission-driven palliative care program. Our team recognizes the disparities in health care and strives to provide equitable and culturally sensitive care to patients and their families.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Overseeing unit and face to face home visits
  • Work Hours: 8:00-4:30
  • Call schedule: Every 1-4 weekends/ 4 night a week
  • Rotating holiday call schedule shared among the group

Job Qualifications:

  • A network champion for Hospice and Palliative Medicine and a passion for clinical work
  • Must be Board Eligible or Board Certified
  • A current PA Medical License or ability to obtain one is required

Benefits & Perks:

  • Attractive work schedule
  • 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 & Loan Forgiveness Assistance Program

Individuals are required to adhere to all LVHN vaccination policies in effect at the time of hire. Employees will be subject to pre-employment drug and alcohol testing. Please note that safety sensitive positions cannot test positive for marijuana or its metabolites, medical or otherwise.

Lehigh Valley Health Network is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with, and where applicable, in addition to federal, state, and local employment regulations, Lehigh Valley Health Network will provide employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or other such protected classes as may be defined by law. All personnel actions and programs will adhere to this policy. Personnel actions and programs include, but are not limited to recruitment, selection, hiring, transfers, promotions, terminations, compensation, benefits, educational programs and/or social activities.