Pediatrics Physician Opportunity Details

Pediatric Pulmonologist - Allentown, PA, USA

Job Description

Job Description

Position Overview

From general pediatrics to the region’s most pediatric specialties, the department of pediatrics is a great place to start or continue your career. In addition to the pediatric specialty services provided at Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)–Cedar Crest, Lehigh Valley Reilly Children’s Hospital cares for kids across the region at multiple Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) locations.

Position/Practice info:

  • The Pediatric Pulmonary practice includes office-based pediatric respiratory therapists, dedicated pulmonary nurses, and a highly qualified team of ancillary staff dedicated to the care and education of patients and their families.
  • We maintain a high-quality and state-of-the-art pediatric PFT lab in our office including spirometry, body plethysmography, DLCO, MIP/MEP, and nitrogen washout.
  • LVRCH is an accredited Cystic Fibrosis Center, caring for about 80 CF patients in the region, and is staffed with a full-time CF Coordinator, a CF nutritionist, Behavioral Health Therapist, CF Pharmacist, Social Worker, and Physical Therapist.  
  • Our two credited pediatric sleep lab locations, staffed with experienced respiratory technicians and a Pediatric Sleep Medicine Board Certified Physician, offer baseline polysomnography, positive airway pressure titration, multiple sleep latency test and actigraphy for children aged 0-18 years old.
  • We offer in-office sweat testing for patients and infants with abnormal newborn screens.
  • We offer in-office biologic asthma controller medication to children with severe persistent asthma.
  • We have a collaborative approach to patient care with other Pediatric Subspecialties:
    • Monthly Pediatric ENT and GI multidisciplinary care conference for an aerodigestive disorders and joint procedures for airway evaluations (double and triple scopes).
    • Hospital-based care includes inpatient consultations in the PICU, NICU, and pediatric inpatient floors with a co-management approach to admitted children with CF.
  • Members of the pulmonary team are integral to the education of medical students and pediatric residents during core and elective pulmonary rotations.
  • We maintain a positive work environment by prioritizing team collaboration, wellness, and community.

In a pediatrics career with LVHN, you’ll experience:

  • The region’s most pediatric specialties
  • 50-bed pediatric inpatient unit
  • 36-bed Level IV NICU at LVH–Cedar Crest
  • 12-bed Level II PICU
  • 13-bed adolescent psychiatric unit
  • Children’s Cancer and Multipurpose Infusion Center
  • 2 Children’s ExpressCARE locations
  • The region’s only 24/7 children’s ER
  • Children’s ambulatory surgery center

Benefits & Perks

As a nationally certified Great Place to Work™, we acknowledge the dedication of our colleagues and offer a generous Total Rewards package that makes LVHN an even better place to work and grow your career.  Explore our benefits.

  • Starting Bonus
  • Resident and Fellow Educational Stipends
  • Malpractice Insurance with Tail Coverage
  • CME Time and Allowance
  • Relocation (if applicable)

 

Qualifications

  • Pediatric Pulmonology Fellowship Trained
  • Must be Board Certified or Board Eligible in Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine
  • Ability to deliver excellent family-centered care and work toward program development, continuous improvement, and scholarly activities
  • A current PA Medical License or ability to obtain a PA Medical License is required

About LVHN

LVHN hospitals in the Lehigh Valley are the only hospitals in the region to have received Magnet® recognition five consecutive times since 2002. This prestigious recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center demonstrates our commitment to nursing excellence and quality patient outcomes. LVHN is home to five clinical institutes. Each serve as a hub for innovation, collaboration and education. Our institutes include Lehigh Valley Topper Cancer Institute, Lehigh Valley Heart and Vascular Institute, Lehigh Valley Institute for Surgical Excellence, Lehigh Valley Fleming Neuroscience Institute and Lehigh Valley Orthopedic Institute. LVHN is also home to Lehigh Valley Reilly Children's Hospital, which is the only children's hospital in the region. This hospital gives our community access to more than 30 pediatric specialties, Children's ExpressCARE locations and a dedicated Children's ER.

We've been consistently recognized by U.S. News & World Report as the top hospital in the region and among the best in the state. We're also Great Place to Work-Certified™, which means an overwhelming majority of our colleagues have a positive experience at LVHN.

These designations tell you that LVHN is a great place to work from hire to retire. If you are someone who aligns with LVHN's core values - Compassion, Integrity, Collaboration and Excellence – you will have a rewarding and successful career here.

Vaccination Requirements

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.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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.

Contact Email: Kyle_A.Rickert@lvhn.org
Employer: Lehigh Valley Health Network
Location: Allentown, PA, USA
Position Type: Physician (MD, DO, Resident)
Employment Type: Permanent
Specialty: Pediatrics
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