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General Neurologist - Pocono

Lehigh Valley Health Network

Last Updated: 6/25/22

Job Description

At Lehigh Valley Health Network- Pocono, you have the opportunity to make an essential impact on the lives of your patients! We are seeking enthusiastic BC/BE Pulmonary/Critical Care Physicians who have great clinical and interpersonal skills to join our team in East Stroudsburg, PA. Enjoy all the benefits of small town living with the support and resources of a large, primary care friendly healthcare network!

Practice Overview:

Neurology at LVHN has experienced significant growth and development during the last several years, and now has over 30 neurologists and more than 20 advanced care providers. Graduate medical education in Neurology at LVHN includes our 5 resident/year ACGME-accredited neurology residency program, our ACGME-accredited vascular neurology fellowship, our ACGME-accredited clinical neurophysiology fellowship, and this year we will be applying for ACGME-accreditation of our new neurocritical care fellowship. This new phase of clinical and educational growth of Neurology at LVHN is being led by Dr. Steven L. Lewis, Editor-in-Chief of Continuum: Lifelong Learning in Neurology.

LVHN has been a Joint Commission-Certified Comprehensive Stroke Center (CSC) since 2012, with Gold Plus elite certification by the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, and with the distinction of having been the third Comprehensive Stroke Center (CSC) to be certified in the nation, the first in Pennsylvania, and recently achieving our fifth Joint Commission CSC recertification. Our mobile stroke unit was the first to go live in Pennsylvania in 2019 and provides our patients with rapid imaging and thrombolytic therapy.

Over 1,500 ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke cases are admitted each year to LVHN making it one of the busiest stroke services in the nation. The hospital has 24-hour coverage for rapid response to all neurologic emergencies. The stroke neurologists and neurocritical care neurologists cover 6 hub telestroke sites in our network. Neurocritical care and stroke care at LVHN are fully supported by our physician team including four neurocritical care neurologists, four vascular neurologists, physician assistants/nurse practitioners, three neurointerventionalists, six neurosurgeons, and 16 neuroradiologists.

Our new General Neurologist colleague can expect:

  • Flexible schedule typically M-F 8:00am to 4:30pm, including 1:4 weekend per month
  • Collegial, academic, educational environment
  • Academic appointment opportunity through the University of South Florida, LVHN’s medical school affiliate

LVHN offers providers the strength of a large network, an integrated medical staff and a platform to develop and grow your clinical, research, academic, and educational career.

Job Qualifications:

  • Must be Board Eligible or Board Certified in Neurology
  • 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
  • Malpractice Insurance with Tail Coverage
  • Relocation Assistance

Pocono area:

LVHN Pocono is a 230 bed nonprofit community hospital in East Stroudsburg, PA, and has a 41-bed emergency department that records over 80,000 annual patient visits, 10 new surgical suites and a large ambulatory surgical area. LVHN Pocono is a Joint Commission-Certified Primary Stroke Center (CSC), with Gold Plus certification by the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, and serves as a spoke site for Lehigh Valley Hospital Cedar Crest, which has been a Joint Commission-Certified Comprehensive Stroke Center (CSC) since 2012, and with the distinction of having been the third Comprehensive Stroke Center (CSC) to be certified in the nation, the first in Pennsylvania, and recently achieving our fifth Joint Commission CSC recertification. The stroke neurologists at Lehigh Valley Cedar Crest cover all of the hub telestroke sites in the network, including LVH Pocono.

The Greater East Stroudsburg Area is located in northeastern Pennsylvania in the Pocono Mountains and provides a choice between small town, suburban and rural communities that all have an excellent quality of life and moderate cost of living. This area is a popular vacation destination that offers year-round recreation including golfing, fishing, hunting, hiking, biking, and skiing. Just 40 minute drive north of Allentown, two hours north of Philadelphia and 1.5 hours west of New York City.



Company Details

Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States
Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) is comprised of eight hospital campuses plus numerous health centers, physician practices, rehabilitation locations, ExpressCARE sites and other outpatient care locations in seven eastern Pennsylvania counties. We provide acute care in all major clinical areas in state-of-the-art medical-surgical and critical care units. We have hospitals in Allentown, Bethleh...