Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN), in eastern Pennsylvania, is seeking a hospice physician for an Assistant Medical Director role in our Medicare-certified, hospital-based hospice program. This physician will be part of the OACIS (Optimizing Advanced Complex Illness Support)/Palliative Medicine practice, a nationally recognized, innovative palliative medicine service, as a hospice designated team leader. Fellowship training and board certification in Hospice and Palliative Medicine is preferred, but not required. The chosen candidate must complete Hospice Medical Director certification within 2 years of the hire date.
Join a well-established hospice program started in 1987
Teach medical students, residents and HPM fellows
Enjoy the stability of a financially sound health network offering competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, relocation allowance, student loan assistance and a sign on bonus
LVHN is in the Lehigh Valley (Allentown, Bethlehem and Easton) in eastern Pennsylvania, 60 minutes from Philadelphia and 90 minutes from New York City with additional campuses in the beautiful Pocono Mountains. The Lehigh Valley is home to over 820,000 people, making it Pennsylvania’s third most populated metropolitan area and the fastest growing region of the state. The area has excellent public school systems, is home to seven four-year colleges, and offers many cultural and recreational activities.
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LVHN is a comprehensive, integrated health network that includes six full-service licensed hospitals (over 1825 beds) with eight campuses, a Children’s Hospital, 2,005 primary care and specialty physicians, and 16 outpatient health centers. LVHN is its region’s largest employer with more than 18,000 employees and $2.1 billion in revenue. For the 22nd consecutive year, Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest ranked among the nation’s top hospitals on U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals list.