1+ months

Stroke Neurologist opportunity 1 hour North of Philadelphia & 1.5 hours West of NYC

Lehigh Valley Health Network
Allentown, Pennsylvania 18105
  • Job Type
    Employee

At Lehigh Valley Health Network, you have the opportunity to make an essential impact on the lives of your patients! We are seeking enthusiastic BC/BE Stroke Neurologist who has great clinical and interpersonal skills to join five Board Certified vascular neurologists in our busy academic practice.   

Practice Overview:

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 to be certified in the nation, the first in Pennsylvania, and the recent honor of achieving our fourth Joint Commission CSC reaccreditation. The group covers 5 telestroke sites. Our new mobile stroke unit will have its inaugural run in 2019.

Over 1,500 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 including three neurointerventionalists. The stroke group is fully supported by physician assistants/nurse practitioners, our neurocritical care team, and a staff of 16 neuroradiologists.

Neurology at LVHN has experienced significant growth and development during the last several years, and has grown to 25 neurologists, 16 advanced care providers, and our ACGME-accredited neurology residency program. Our four neurocritical care neurologists provide state-of-the-art neurocritical care in our dedicated 14-bed Neuroscience ICU. This new phase of growth of Neurology at LVHN is being led by Dr. Steven L. Lewis, Editor-in-Chief of Continuum: Lifelong Learning in Neurology.

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.

Benefits & Perks:

  • Attractive Work Schedule & Starting Bonus
  • 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 and Loan Forgiveness Assistance Program
  • Malpractice Insurance with Tail Coverage
  • Relocation Assistance

The Lehigh Valley is a charming region in Eastern Pennsylvania which is located 1 hour North of Philadelphia & 1.5 hours outside of NYC! The reasonable cost of living area consists of many historic cities such as Allentown, Easton, Bethlehem, and numerous elegant small towns. The region is home to great public schools, safe neighborhoods, prestigious universities, and a strong economy! To learn more about the Lehigh Valley visit: www.discoverlehighvalley.com

LVHN Core Values

Lehigh Valley Health Network is a large non-profit and multispecialty health network consisting of 8 Hospital Campuses in Eastern Pennsylvania! Our 18,000+ colleagues are moving in the same direction and are guided by our PRIDE behaviors (Privacy, Respect, Involvement, Dignity, and Empathy). Click here to learn what it means to wear the LVHN Badge and become #LVHNProud

For more information, call 484-862-3218, or email your CV to Steven L. Lewis, MD, Chief of Neurology, Lehigh Valley Health Network, c/o Lea.Carpenter@lvhn.org

Requirements

  • Must be Board Eligible or Board Certified
  • A Current Pennsylvania Medical License or ability to obtain one is required

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Posted: 2018-11-06 Expires: 2019-01-05

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Stroke Neurologist opportunity 1 hour North of Philadelphia & 1.5 hours West of NYC

Lehigh Valley Health Network
Allentown, Pennsylvania 18105

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