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Pediatric Pulmonologist opportunity with Lehigh Valley Health Network

Company: Lehigh Valley Health Network
Location: Allentown
Posted on: September 16, 2023

Job Description:

Lehigh Valley Reilly Children s Hospital and the Department of Pediatrics is expanding the Section of Pulmonary Medicine and seeking to hire additional Pediatric Pulmonologists. Lehigh Valley Reilly Children s Hospital, part of Lehigh Valley Health Network, is the region s only children s hospital. Opportunities for leadership of the Section of Pediatric Pulmonology are available for candidates with requisite experience, with junior faculty candidates also considered.

  • 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 accredited 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.Job 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 requiredBenefits & Perks:
        • Highly Competitive compensation and benefits package
        • Low-cost health insurance for employees and their families
        • Generous CME allowance and time
        • Reimbursement for Board Exam fees
        • Generous vacation time
        • Retirement programs
        • Malpractice Insurance with Tail Coverage
        • Relocation AssistanceFacility and Network Information:
          • Hecht Family Children s Specialty Center, located on the main campus of Lehigh Valley Reilly Children s Hospital (LVRCH), is the main practice site for pediatric specialties.
          • LVRCH serves the eastern Pennsylvania region with a pediatric primary care network and a full complement of pediatric specialists.
          • LVRCH s Pediatric Residency Program trains 8 pediatric residents per class.
          • LVHN is a regional branch campus for the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine 3 rd and 4 th year medical students enrolled in the USF SELECT program.
          • Ambulatory services include our Children s Cancer and Infusion Center and our Children s Surgery Center, both located adjacent to the children s hospital in our children s specialty center.
          • The neonatal team provides 24/7 coverage at 3 neonatal intensive care units throughout the region with a 40 bed Level-4 NICU at LVRCH.
          • Our newly renovated 12 bed pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) is staffed 24/7 by a team of in-house pediatric intensivists and pediatric critical care nurses.
          • Our Children s ER completed an expansion in 2021, more than doubling in size, and is the largest Children s ER outside of Philadelphia.
          • MedEvac ground and air transport services provide access to emergent care at LVRCH.

Keywords: Lehigh Valley Health Network, Allentown , Pediatric Pulmonologist opportunity with Lehigh Valley Health Network, Healthcare , Allentown, Pennsylvania

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