Spanish Speaking FM or IM to Lead Practice in Eastern PA
Lehigh Valley Health Network
March 6, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) is seeking an experienced physician with an interest in providing care to the underserved. This is a leadership position within an established value based modeled practice which now comprises three bilingual physicians and one APC.
Centro de Salud is a bilingual, culturally sensitive practice dedicated to advancing the health care and well-being of the region’s Hispanic community. Since its inception in 2004, Centro de Salud has made significant progress in the area of disparities in minority health. The practice provides high quality, personalized care, and believes excellent care is a joint responsibility among patients, physicians and staff. They collectively work on empowering patients for better self-management, prevention and outcomes in care.
The practice is currently a Level III Patient-Centered Medical Home (NCQA highest level of recognition) and has some of the best quality outcomes in our entire physician group. This practice has standard processes in place with a care team model and a dedicated 1:1 physician support staff model. It also has a dedicated bilingual Certified Diabetes Educator RN in the practice and social service support to provide full population health for its patients.
The practice is located on the hospital campus in Allentown, PA. Responsibilities will include clinical time, administrative oversight of the practice and continued development of the service line in population health. Experience in health care diversity and the ability to speak Spanish are strongly preferred. Through the resources of a large network, we offer the opportunity to do clinical research, to teach LVHN residents and to join the GIM faculty at the assistant/associate professor level. Our academic affiliate is the University of South Florida.
LVHN is a comprehensive, integrated health network that includes six full service 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 21st consecutive year, Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest ranked among the nation’s top hospitals on U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals list and is nationally ranked in 7 specialties in 2016.
LVHN is located in the Lehigh Valley in Eastern Pennsylvania, a little over an hour from Philadelphia and an hour and a half from New York City. 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, due in part to its favorable business climate and attractive cost of living in comparison to surrounding areas.
The area has excellent public school systems, is home to seven four-year colleges, and has strong ties to professional sports. The Poconos, which feature some of the East Coast's best-known ski resorts, is approximately 30 miles north of the Lehigh Valley.
For more information or to apply, please send your CV to Karen R. Fay, LVHN Physician Recruiter, to Karen_R.Fay@lvhn.org or call 484-862-3206.
Internal Number: CDS18
About Lehigh Valley Health Network
Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) is a premier health system in eastern Pennsylvania comprising five hospital campuses, an employed physician group with more than 700 physician and 300 advanced practice clinician members, and 12 community health centers. The medical staff has more than 1,200 physicians representing 95 specialties, and LVHN is the area’s largest employer with more than 13,000 employees. LVHN has a major academic affiliation with the University of South Florida and a unique partnership to provide an innovative medical education program to train tomorrow’s physicians.
A passion for better medicine is what drives everyone at Lehigh Valley Health Network to create one of America’s best hospitals and one of the nation’s top places to work. Our award-winning network has been listed as one of America’s Best Hospitals for 20 straight years by U.S. News and World Report.