Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) invites a BC/BE Urologist to join us in establishing an employed Urology practice at our Hazleton campus in the Pocono mountains of Northeastern Pennsylvania. Our Urologist will have access to this campus’s new daVinci robotic surgical system. Urology call schedule will be 1:3 alongside private practice urologists.
Lehigh Valley Hospital-Hazleton has 150 beds and is one of five full service hospital campuses in Lehigh Valley Health Network which combine for over 1,130 inpatient beds network wide with a medical staff of over 1,400.
The Greater Hazleton Area is located in northeastern Pennsylvania in the Pocono Mountains and provides a choice between small town, suburban and rural communities that all have an excellent quality of life and moderate cost of living. This area is a popular vacation destination that offers year-round recreation including golfing, fishing, hunting, hiking, biking, and skiing. Just an hour drive north of Allentown, two hours north of Philadelphia and 2.5 hours west of New York City.
We offer a comprehensive benefit and compensation package. To learn more please visit our website www.lvhn.org.
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About Lehigh Valley Health Network
Based in Allentown, Bethlehem, and Hazleton, Pa., Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) comprises Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH) -- Cedar Crest, Lehigh Valley Hospital -- 17th Street, Lehigh Valley Hospital -- Muhlenberg (LVH - Muhlenberg), Lehigh Valley Hospital-Hazleton, Lehigh Valley Health Services, the more than 1,000 provider Lehigh Valley Physician Group (LVPG) and Lehigh Valley Physician Group.
In fiscal year 2015, staff at LVHN cared for more than 57,800 patients in the hospital, attended to 208,882 emergency department cases, accommodated 2.7 million patients through outpatient registrations and network-owned physician practices, delivered more than 4,200 babies, and reached thousands more in the community through health screenings and education and prevention programs.
LVHN is currently training 243 residents in 20 residency and fellowship programs including general practice dentistry, family medicine, Internal medicine, ob/gyn, general surgery, colon-rectal surgery, surgical critical care, plastic surgery, transitional year medicine, cardiovascular disease, dermatology, hematology/oncology, emergency medicine, emergency medical services, hospice and palliative med...icine, pediatrics and nephrology. In addition there are residency training programs in clinical pastoral education, administrative fellowship and pharmacy.
What Others Say About LVHN:
U.S. News & World Report guide to America’s Best Hospitals for 20 straight years.
Second best heart attack survival rate in the state and among the best in the country according to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid “Hospital Compare” data reported by USA TODAY in July 2011.
Named among the top five academic medical centers in the U.S. including no. two for lowest mortality by the University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC).
FORTUNE magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” in 2007, 2008 and 2009; only Pa.-based employer listed in 2009.
Lehigh Valley Hospital and Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg each received an A grade from The Leapfrog Group in its fall 2015 update to the Hospital Safety Score. The rating reflects how well hospitals protect patients from accidents, errors, injuries and infections.
LVH certified as a Comprehensive Stroke Center and LVH-Muhlenberg as a Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission.
Named a National Cancer Institute Community Cancer Centers Program (NCCCP) in 2010.
National Magnet Hospital designation since 2002, the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) highest honor for excellence in nursing; 2013 Magnet Prize for nursing innovation using telehealth.