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Director of Neonatalogy - Bethlehem, PA, USA

Job Description

St. Luke’s University Health Network, the region’s largest, most established health system, a major teaching hospital and one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals is seeking a passionate board-certified Neonatologist to join our dedicated team and serve as the Director of Neonatology at St. Luke’s University Health Network.

St. Luke’s Pediatric Service Line is growing and we are seeking a motivated, compassionate, and dependable individual to oversee a vibrant and growing neonatology program. In addition to weekly clinical hours, you will be responsible for leadership and administrative duties.

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Highlights:   

St. Luke’s Anderson Campus (Opened January 2020) - Easton, PA 

  • Level III unit 
  • 26 beds 
  • 2,500 deliveries 
  • Neonatologists and APPs in-house 24/7 

St. Luke’s Allentown Campus (Growing in 2024) - Allentown, PA 

  • Level II unit > level IIIa in 2024 
  • 6 beds > 16 beds 
  • 1,400 deliveries 
  • Neonatologists in-house 24/7 

St. Luke’s University Hospital – Bethlehem (Opened for Surgery 2020) - Bethlehem, PA 

  • Neonatal surgical NICU 

St. Luke’s Upper Bucks Campus (Opened in August 2021) - Quakertown, PA 

  • Level II unit 
  • 6 beds
  • 500 deliveries
  • Neonatologists in-house 24/7 

St. Luke’s Pediatric Department Highlights:

  • The Department of Pediatrics consists of inpatient, primary care, and specialty care providers across a variety of practice location.
  • Luke’s University Hospital – Bethlehem, is now a proud member of the Children’s Hospital Association, representing the Network’s investment in continuing to grow services for pediatric patients.
  • The department is supported by a growing team of pediatric specialists spanning over 30 specialty areas such as: pediatric surgery, pulmonology, neurology, nephrology, cardiology, radiology, anesthesia, and more!
  • A newly renovated 17 bed Inpatient Pediatric Unit and 8 bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit are located at St. Luke’s University Hospital – Bethlehem.
  • Pediatric emergency department in development at St. Luke’s University Hospital – Bethlehem.
  • Consistently growing pediatric volumes and a strong Network commitment to expanding pediatric services within the community.

Key Qualifications  

  • Board Certified in Neonatology 
  • NRP Certified 
  • Passion for providing family-centered customer service 
  • Innate desire for promoting community and regional development 
  • A collaborative/multi-disciplinary approach to medicine 

Why Onsite?  

Onsite Neonatal Partners is an innovative sub-specialty group of neonatal and pediatric providers that was founded with a mission to bring top-quality care to premature or sick infants born in community hospitals.

Our Practice Offers: 

  • A healthy work-life balance with a manageable schedule. 
  • Flexible PTO structure and evenly distributed holidays and weekends. 
  • A competitive compensation package, along with benefits including: health, life, dental, vision and disability. 
  • A 401(k) option with matching and annual CME allowances. 
  • Professional liability insurance (including TAIL), assistance with mandatory hospital credentialing and state licensing, and reimbursement of associated fees. 
  • Stable practice infrastructure with 20 years of neonatal industry experience. 

About the Lehigh Valley

The Lehigh Valley area is located approximately 60 miles north of Philadelphia, 80 miles northeast of Harrisburg, and 90 miles west of New York City. It is the fastest growing and third most populous region in the state of Pennsylvania with a population of 821,623. The Lehigh Valley is home to outstanding public and private schools, including some of the top-rated schools in the state. 


If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please contact:


Christine Figler

Physician Recruiter

St. Luke’s University Health Network

About St. Luke's University Health Network

Founded in 1872, St. Luke’s University Health Network (SLUHN) is a fully integrated, regional, non-profit network of more than 18,000 employees providing services at 14 campuses and 300+ outpatient sites.  With annual net revenue of $3 billion, the Network’s service area includes 11 counties in two states: Lehigh, Northampton, Berks, Bucks, Carbon, Montgomery, Monroe, Schuylkill and Luzerne counties in Pennsylvania and Warren and Hunterdon counties in New Jersey. St. Luke’s hospitals operate the biggest network of trauma centers in Pennsylvania.

Dedicated to advancing medical education, St. Luke’s is the preeminent teaching hospital in central-eastern Pennsylvania.  In partnership with Temple University, the Network established the Lehigh Valley’s first and only four-year medical school campus.  It also operates the nation’s longest continuously operating School of Nursing, established in 1884, and 40 fully accredited graduate medical educational programs with 419 residents and fellows. In 2022, St. Luke’s, a member of the Children’s Hospital Association, opened the Lehigh Valley’s first and only free-standing facility dedicated entirely to kids.

SLUHN is the only Lehigh Valley-based health care system to earn Medicare’s five-star ratings (the highest) for quality, efficiency and patient satisfaction.  It is both a Leapfrog Group and Healthgrades Top Hospital and a Newsweek World’s Best Hospital .  The Network’s flagship University Hospital has earned the 100 Top Major Teaching Hospital designation from Fortune/Merative 10 times total and eight years in a row, including in 2022 when it was identified as THE #2 TEACHING HOSPITAL IN THE COUNTRY.  In 2021, St. Luke’s was identified as one of the 15 Top Health Systems nationally.  Utilizing the Epic electronic medical record (EMR) system for both inpatient and outpatient services, the Network is a multi-year recipient of the Most Wired award recognizing the breadth of the SLUHN’s information technology applications such as telehealth, online scheduling and online pricing information.  The Network is also recognized as one of the state’s lowest cost providers.


As a leading healthcare provider, St. Luke’s University Health Network is committed to protecting our employees, patients and community.  As we continue to provide quality care to our patients, we are taking important next steps to prevent undue harm to our employees & ensure our patients have a safe environment for medical care and treatment.   Effective immediately, St. Luke’s is requiring all new hires, along with our current employees, to be fully vaccinated against COVID as a condition of employment.  Medical or religious exemptions will be reviewed as per our policy and guidelines.  

About Northeastern Pennsylvania and the Lehigh Valley

Northeastern PA is a beautiful, four-season region with vineyards, Yuengling Brewery, micro-breweries, skiing, trails, fishing, and other outdoor recreation.  Family-friendly, the region is known for its warm, welcoming people and sense of community.

Set amid gentle hills and charming country sides, Lehigh Valley, PA is home to Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton, as well as dozens of small towns and picturesque boroughs, parks, trails, and waterways. Steeped in pre-Colonial, early American, and industrial history, Lehigh Valley is bursting with nationally-recognized events, exciting nightlife, adventurous outdoor activities, and modern and contemporary arts. The region has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing economies in the nation.

The Lehigh Valley is home to 11 colleges and universities that award more than 10,000 degrees annually and include prestigious private colleges, state universities, and two community colleges. Whatever your educational interests and needs, Lehigh Valley is a great place to learn.

Northeastern PA and the Lehigh Valley are a short drive away from major mid-Atlantic cities including New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington D.C.

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Employer: St. Luke's University Health Network
Location: Bethlehem, PA, USA
Position Type: Physician (MD, DO, Resident)
Employment Type: Permanent
Specialty: Pediatrics
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