Hospice Associate Medical Director

Lehigh Valley Health Network Hospice is seeking a physician with experience in hospice care, ideally with fellowship training and certification in Hospice and Palliative Medicine, to help lead our Medicare-certified, hospital-based hospice program. The Associate Medical Director is responsible for assisting with the clinical oversight of a 10-bed hospice unit and approximately 140-150 home and community-based patients, inpatient rounding, home visits, leadership and participation in multidisciplinary team meetings and associated administrative duties. The successful candidate will be committed to relationship centered care and the healing power of relationships.
As part of LVHN's employed physician group, we offer attractive salaries, outstanding benefits, great staff and the support of a friendly, financially stable health network. LVHN has 18 residency and fellowship programs and participation in resident and medical student education is an option with an academic appointment at our affiliate, the University of South Florida.
LVHN is a comprehensive, integrated health network that includes three full-service licensed hospitals (over 1200 beds) with five campuses, a Children's Hospital, 1340 primary care and specialty physicians, and 12 outpatient health centers. LVHN is its region's largest employer with more than 13,000 employees and $2.1 billion in revenue. For the 20th 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 2015.
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. The Lehigh Valley is truly a wonderful family community.
For more information or to apply, please email a CV and cover letter to Sarah Nicklin, MD, Medical Director, c/o Karen_R.Fay@lvhn.org or call Show Contact Details484-862-3206 .

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