Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN), located in eastern Pennsylvania, is seeking applicants for the position of Chief of Pulmonology in the Department of Medicine. Responsibilities will include oversight of 28 pulmonologists and 15 advanced practice clinicians across the network. Our new Chief of Pulmonary will work collaboratively with the Chief of Critical Care and will have joint responsibility for the division’s clinical operations, research and educational mission. Academic appointment is available at the University of South Florida Morsani School of Medicine, LVHN’s academic affiliate.
The Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care at LVHN has experienced significant growth and remarkable accomplishments during the last several years. The Division recently initiated a formal fellowship program in both Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. Presently, a network-wide Lung Health Initiative that will focus on lung cancer screening and tobacco cessation is being developed. The division is also pioneering work in remote patient monitoring, group medical visits and discharge clinics aimed at improving the care of our COPD population.
At LVHN, the pulmonary team is supported by all major subspecialties including thoracic surgery, oncology, radiology and pathology. Other hallmarks of our division include specialized programs in Lung Cancer, Interventional Bronchoscopy, Sleep Medicine, Pulmonary Hypertension and Cystic Fibrosis.
A successful candidate will be a board-certified pulmonary medicine physician with at least seven years’ experience
A collaborative mindset, passion for exceptional patient care and strategic focus will be essential
A current Pennsylvania medical license or the ability to obtain one is required
Internal Number: ChiefPulm19KM
About Lehigh Valley Health Network
Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) is a nonprofit community hospital system in eastern Pennsylvania. Our main campus is located one hour north of Philadelphia and 90 minutes west of NYC in Allentown, PA. Within a 50-mile radius there are 8 hospital campuses and a growing cadre of outpatient centers and primary care practices. We also offer a monthly stipend paid up front for new grads, signing bonus, retention bonus and a platform to develop and grow your professional career.
LVHN is the largest employer in the region with 18,000 employees and a medical staff of over 3,000 representing 95 specialties. The network blends the finest aspects of a community hospital and a major academic center by training residents in 26 freestanding, fully accredited residency and fellowship programs. For 23 consecutive years, Lehigh Valley Hospital has proudly ranked as one of the nation’s top hospitals on US News & World Report Best Hospitals list. This year’s annual ranking lists Lehigh Valley Hospital as No. 5 top hospital in Pennsylvania. Becker’s Hospital Review named LVHN in their 2019 “150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare,” and Forbes recently rated LVHN as one of the top 10 employers in... the state of Pennsylvania, the only healthcare network in the region to make Forbes’ 2019 list.
Conveniently located between Philadelphia and NYC, the Lehigh Valley is a blend of suburban sophistication and burgeoning urban revitalization. Healthcare is a major driver of the area’s economy as are education, sports and entertainment. There are 10 colleges and universities within a 30-mile radius, two AAA sports arenas and entertainment venues too numerous to count. For a great place to live, get an education, work and play, look no further than the Lehigh Valley.