St. Luke's University Health Network, the region's largest, most established health system, a major teaching hospital, and one of the nation's 100 Top Hospitals is seeking a Board Certified/ Board Eligible Pediatric Nephrologist to join our growing team of pediatric specialists at St. Luke's Children's Hospital, Bethlehem Campus.
As a result of the growth and investment in pediatric services, St. Luke's recently announced the establishment of St. Luke's Children's Hospital at the Bethlehem Campus. We are looking for providers who are excited about growth and new opportunities to join our team!
St. Luke's Division of Pediatric Nephrology is currently the only pediatric nephrology program in the Lehigh Valley area.
Through a partnership with DaVita Dialysis, the Division of Pediatric Nephrology offers the only pediatric dialysis (PD and HD) services in the region. Rounding on outpatient dialysis patients is required. These modalities are also available for patients in our PICU and inpatient pediatric unit.
In 2023, St. Luke's announced the establishment of St. Luke's Children's Hospital at the Bethlehem Campus and is a proud member of the Children's Hospital Association, representing decades of growth and investment in pediatrics and the Network's commitment to pediatric services.
Luke's Children's Hospital and the Department of Pediatrics consists of inpatient, neonatal, emergency medicine, specialty and primary care providers spread across a variety of practice locations. The Network also has a robust base of family practice providers throughout the St. Luke's service area (Pennsylvania and New Jersey).
Luke's Children's Hospital is also home to a newly renovated 17 bed Inpatient Pediatric Unit and 8 bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit.
The new Pediatric Emergency Department is a 6 bed unit located within St. Luke's Children's Hospital and will expand to 11 beds at the completion of an ongoing construction project.
The department is supported by a growing team of pediatric specialists spanning 40 specialty areas including pediatric surgery, GI, endocrinology, nephrology, developmental pediatrics, neurology, cardiology, dermatology, psychiatry, pulmonology, radiology, anesthesia, orthopedics, plastic surgery, and more! Many are conveniently located at St. Luke's Pediatric Specialty Center, the region's only freestanding building dedicated entirely to pediatric services.
The pediatric nephrology practice continues to grow as a result of a strong referral network of numerous pediatric primary care practices and family practice offices.
Growing OB department with nearly 5,000 deliveries per year.
Surgical Level III NICU located at St. Luke's Children's Hospital, Bethlehem Campus, PA, 8 bed Level II NICU at St. Luke's Allentown Campus, 26 bed Level III NICU at St. Luke's Anderson Campus, and a 6 bed Level II NICU at St. Luke's Upper Bucks Campus.
Robust 12 hospital Network spread over a diverse geographic area providing emergency care for over 320,000 patients annually.
In joining St. Luke's University Health Network you'll enjoy:
Team-based care with well-educated, dedicated support staff
A culture in which innovation is highly valued
Work/life balance & flexibility
Loan forgiveness program up to $100,000
Exceptional compensation package, starting bonus, and relocation reimbursement
Rich benefits package including malpractice, health and dental insurance, and CME allowance
Teaching, research, quality improvement and strategic development opportunities
Founded in 1872, St. Luke's University Health Network (SLUHN) is a fully integrated, regional, non-profit network of more than 18,000 employees providing services at 14 campuses and 300+ outpatient sites. With annual net revenue of $3 billion, the Network's service area includes 11 counties in two states: Lehigh, Northampton, Berks, Bucks, Carbon, Montgomery, Monroe, Schuylkill and Luzerne counties in Pennsylvania and Warren and Hunterdon counties in New Jersey. St. Luke's hospitals operate the biggest network of trauma centers in Pennsylvania.
Dedicated to advancing medical education, St. Luke's is the preeminent teaching hospital in central-eastern Pennsylvania. In partnership with Temple University, the Network established the Lehigh Valley's first and only four-year medical school campus. It also operates the nation's longest continuously operating School of Nursing, established in 1884, and 40 fully accredited graduate medical educational programs with 419 residents and fellows. In 2022, St. Luke's, a member of the Children's Hospital Association, opened the Lehigh Valley's first and only free-standing facility dedicated entirely to kids.
SLUHN is the only Lehigh Valley-based health care system to earn Medicare's five-star ratings (the highest) for quality, efficiency and patient satisfaction. It is both a Leapfrog Group and Healthgrades Top Hospital and a Newsweek World's Best Hospital. The Network's flagship University Hospital has earned the 100 Top Major Teaching Hospital designation from Fortune/Merative 10 times total and eight years in a row, including in 2022 when it was identified as THE #2 TEACHING HOSPITAL IN THE COUNTRY. In 2021, St. Luke's was identified as one of the 15 Top Health Systems nationally. Utilizing the Epic electronic medical record (EMR) system for both inpatient and outpatient services, the Network is a multi-year recipient of the Most Wired award recognizing the breadth of the SLUHN's information technology applications such as telehealth, online scheduling and online pricing information. The Network is also recognized as one of the state's lowest cost providers.
IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR CANDIDATES: COVID-19 VACCINE REQUIREMENT
As a leading healthcare provider, St. Luke's University Health Network is committed to protecting our employees, patients and community. As we continue to provide quality care to our patients, we are taking important next steps to prevent undue harm to our employees & ensure our patients have a safe environment for medical care and treatment. Effective immediately, St. Luke's is requiring all new hires, along with our current employees, to be fully vaccinated against COVID as a condition of employment. Medical or religious exemptions will be reviewed as per our policy and guidelines.
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