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Epileptologist opening at Lehigh Valley Health Network

Employer
Lehigh Valley Health Network
Location
Allentown, Pennsylvania
Salary
Negotiable
Closing date
Sep 25, 2022

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Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) is searching for an additional neurologist/epileptologist with expertise in medical directorship of an epilepsy surgery program or leadership of an epilepsy monitoring unit (EMU) to join our three current epilepsy neurologists in our busy academic practice. A leadership position as either medical director of our epilepsy surgery program or directorship of the EMU is possible depending on qualifications and specific interests.

This is truly an extraordinary time to join the Lehigh Valley Health Network.  LVHN is one of the nation's most advanced health networks, offering comprehensive care in 95 clinical specialties. We are the region’s largest employer and the health care provider of choice for more people in the region.

Lehigh Valley Fleming Neuroscience Institute

Lehigh Valley Fleming Neuroscience Institute helps ensure patients have access to the Neuroscience Institute’s services, resources and expertise and our team-based, patient-centric approach. We prioritize collaboration and teamwork through interdisciplinary teams, stress ongoing education and training, and make decisions based on the latest research and evidence for every patient.

Practice Overview:

LVHN has been recognized by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers as a Level 3 Epilepsy Center since 2010 and is actively working towards a Level 4 designation as a Comprehensive Epilepsy Center. The Center’s multidisciplinary team includes neurologists with fellowship training in epilepsy, a fellowship trained functional neurosurgeon, neuropsychologists, social worker, and epilepsy-experienced advanced practice professionals and nursing staff. Our active Epilepsy Center at LVHN has evolved in the recent years and has been recognized as a regional referral center for the diagnosis and management of epilepsy across its spectrum.

LVHN has a four-bed dedicated 24/7 EMU and performs long term video EEG monitoring (LTME).  Our 14 bed neurointensive care unit has complete LTME capability. Onsite and remote review is available throughout the network. Our neurologists provide EEG reading services to our other facilities within our extensive regional network, and read over 8,000 studies a year, including 1,300 long-term monitoring studies

The LVHN EEG lab is American Board of Registered Electroneurodiagnostic Technologists (ABRET) accredited and has developed an on-site EEG technologists training program.  This program is recognized as an educational program through ABRET and upon completion, trainees are eligible for EEG registration.  Staff includes an EEG certified Lab Manager, EEG certified Lab Educator, and a large team of certified EEG Technologists.

Job Qualifications:  

  • A network champion for Neurology and a passion for the clinical work 
  • Must be Board Eligible or Board Certified
  • A current PA Medical License or ability to obtain one is required

Benefits & Perks:

  • Attractive Work Schedule & Starting Bonus
  • Highly Competitive compensation with a superb benefits package
  • Low-cost health insurance for employees and their families
  • Top-tier retirement programs
  • Educational Stipend and Loan Forgiveness Assistance Program
  • Malpractice Insurance with Tail Coverage
  • Relocation Assistance

Influenza vaccination and COVID-19 Vaccination is required for all colleagues unless medically contraindicated or due to a bona fide religious belief or practice. Applicants possessing a medical marijuana card will not be considered for safety sensitive positions.

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Company

LVHN is a non-profit community hospital system comprised of 9-hospitals serving Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey. We provide specialty, primary, home, and urgent care, imaging services, & the region's only children's hospital! LVHN is an award-winning network with the designation of being one of Fortune's Best Workplaces in Healthcare, US News & World Reports' best regional hospitals, the only Magnet hospital in the Lehigh Valley, a certified Great Place to Work, Leapfrog's "A" grade for patient safety, and "Leader" designation from the LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Index by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.

Local recognition includes being named a top local employer with the Morning Call newspaper, Best of the Valley in several healthcare categories, and both Best Hospital and Best Patient Care in the Region according to the Hazleton Standard Speaker.

At LVHN caring for our community is our top priority. Their health deserves a partner, and we invite you to partake in our excellent standard of care!

Find Us
Telephone
610-477-9339
Location
One City Center 707 W Hamilton Street, 8F
707 W HAMILTON STREET
Allentown
PA
18105
United States
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