Organization

St. Luke's University Health Network

Location

Bethlehem, PA

Date Posted

January 9, 2023

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 Board Certified/Board Eligible General Pediatrician to join our growing Network and dedicated team of physicians and advanced practitioners providing excellent care at our pediatric practices. Several opportunities are available!

St. Luke’s has invested significantly in the growth of pediatrics services across the Network over the past several years. The service line continues to grow existing primary care practices and develop new practices across the St. Luke’s service area in order to meet patient demand. Our team is expanding and we are looking for individuals who are excited by growth and new opportunities!

Practice Highlights:

  • St. Luke’s Pediatric Primary Care currently consists of 11 practices over 15 locations as well as 3 clinic locations. Additional primary care sites are in development to meet the growing demand for pediatric services.
  • Practices range from small solo provider to large multi-site/multi-provider offices. Practices enjoy the support of a large health network with appropriate levels of autonomy allowing each practice to establish its unique identity.
  • Practice utilizes Health Call Nurse Triage system, significantly reducing the number of calls providers receive after hours. Providers are not required to complete nursery rounds.
  • A new pediatric residency program is starting with the first class of residents in 2023. Physicians in our primary care practices will have the opportunity to work with pediatric and family practice residents.

Pediatric Department/ Network Highlights Include:

  • The Department of Pediatrics consists of inpatient, primary care, and specialty care providers across a variety of practice locations.
  • St. Luke’s University Hospital – Bethlehem campus, 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 inpatient pediatric units are located at St. Luke’s University Hospital – Bethlehem Campus and consist of a 17 bed inpatient unit and 8 bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit.
  • The department is supported by a growing team of pediatric specialists covering 15 specialty areas including: pediatric surgery, GI, endocrinology, nephrology, developmental pediatrics, neurology, rheumatology, cardiology, dermatology, psychiatry, pulmonology, radiology, anesthesia, orthopedics and plastic surgery!
  • St. Luke’s Pediatric Specialty Center, the region’s first and only freestanding building completely dedicated to providing care for pediatric patients opened in the spring of 2022. The center provides easy and convenient access for children and families in a pediatric friendly environment with a multidisciplinary approach including pediatric specialty, pediatric primary care, and pediatric PT/OT/ST.
  • Growing OB department with nearly 5,000 deliveries per year at three campuses including Anderson, Allentown and Upper Bucks.
  • Surgical Level III NICU located at St. Luke’s University Hospital in Bethlehem, PA, 8 bed Level II NICU at St. Luke’s Allentown Campus, 26 bed Level III NICU at St. Luke’s Anderson Campus, and a Level II NICU at St. Luke’s Upper Bucks Campus.
  • Robust 12 hospital Network spread over a diverse geographic area providing emergency care for over 320,000 patients annually.

In joining St. Luke’s University Health Network you’ll enjoy:

  • Team-based care with well-educated, dedicated support staff
  • A culture in which innovation is highly valued
  • Work/life balance & flexibility
  • Loan forgiveness program up to $100,000
  • Exceptional compensation package, starting bonus, and relocation reimbursement
  • Rich benefits package including malpractice, health and dental insurance, and CME allowance
  • Teaching, research, quality improvement and strategic development opportunities

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 15,000 employees providing services at 12 hospitals and over 300 outpatient sites.  With annual net revenue of $2 billion, the Network’s service area includes 11 counties: Lehigh, Northampton, Berks, Bucks, Carbon, Montgomery, Monroe and Schuylkill counties in Pennsylvania and Warren and Hunterdon counties in New Jersey.

About the Lehigh Valley 
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, the region’s storied past became its uplifting present, bestowing visitors anything from crayons and craft beer to Martin Guitars and museums, covered bridges, and nationally-recognized events like Musikfest and Christkindlmarkt.

The Lehigh Valley is in close proximity to NYC, Philly, and DC. Outstanding higher education facilities include Lehigh University and Moravian College. Cost of living is low and coupled with minimal congestion; choose among a variety of charming urban, semi-urban and rural communities your family will enjoy calling home. There is easy access to outdoor activities like skiing, snowboarding, white water rafting, and zip lining. The Lehigh Valley encompasses three unique cities in one suburban area. For more information please visit www.discoverlehighvalley.com

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CONTACT INFORMATION:

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

Christine Figler
Physician Recruiter
St. Luke’s University Health Network
Christine.Figler@sluhn.org

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