Physical Medicine and Rehab Physician Job with Lehigh Valley Health Network in Allentown, PA

Pediatric Physiatrist (PM&R) for Large Health Network in Eastern Pennsylvania

Lehigh Valley Health Network Allentown, PA 18103
  • Accepts J1 Visas: No
  • Accepts H1B Visas: Yes
  • Loan Assistance:Yes
  • Hospital Employee
  • Academic Opportunity:Yes
  • Telemedicine Opportunity:No
  • 07/14/2022
  • 980292

Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) invites a   BC/BE  Pediatric Physiatrist  who has exceptional clinical and interpersonal skills to join our team in  Allentown, PA to join the growing Division of Pediatric Surgical Specialists. Come work alongside adult outpatient Physiatrists and inpatient consultations with Pediatric colleagues.

Our Children’s Hospital is the only pediatric hospital in the region serving a population of over 800,000 people. It includes a Children’s ER, PICU, NICU and a newly opened Reilly Children’s Surgical Center with 4 OR’s and 2 procedure rooms. There are 24/7 in house Pediatric Hospitalists, Intensivists, and Neonatologists. Within our physician practice network there are General Pediatricians and Pediatric specialists including Gastroenterology, Pulmonology, Hematology and Oncology, Cardiology, Adolescent Medicine, Infectious Disease, Critical Care, Neonatology, Emergency Medicine, Radiology, Endocrinology, Neurology, Psychiatry, General Surgery, Urology, Orthopedics, and the largest Maternal Fetal Medicine practice in the State.  Our Pediatric Pulmonologists manage the region’s only Cystic Fibrosis and Pediatric Sleep Centers with dedicated Speech Pathology and Audiology.

Position Overview:

The Division of Physiatry is seeking a Pediatric Physiatrist who is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, with either a pediatric physiatry fellowship or advanced training and experience providing care to patients 0-18 years of age.  This physician should be passionate about pediatric care and services and have clinical background in the field. Our new Pediatric Physiatrist will join a well-established, employed hospital group practice composed of 20 physicians and 2 nurse practitioners.

  • Position Details:
  • Outpatient position with some hospital consults at Lehigh Valley Health Network’s Reilly Children’s Hospital.
  • Collaborate with adult physiatrists and pediatric colleagues.
  • Spasticity management experience preferred.
  • Opportunities for medical student/resident education and research with eligibility for an academic appointment through our academic affiliate, the University of South Florida.
  • No current night, weekend or holiday requirements.

Job Qualifications: 

  • A network champion for Physiatry and a passion for the clinical work
  • A fellowship in Pediatric Physiatry with BE/BC is preferred, or BE/BC in PM&R.

Benefits & Perks:

  • Attractive Work Schedule & Starting Bonus
  • Highly Competitive compensation with a superb benefits package
  • Low-cost health insurance for employees and their families
  • Generous CME allowance and time
  • 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.