We have an exciting opportunity for a board eligible/board certified Urologist for our new practice in Pottsville, Pennsylvania. The new urologist would join us in establishing a hospital employed practice equipped with the latest endourologiucal equipment as well as a new DaVinci robot. At Lehigh Valley Physician Group (LVPG) Urology, an established dedicated team of ten physicians and ten physician assistants are partnered with you to provide exceptional care to our community. Robotic experience is not required.
Below is a snapshot of the excellent benefits we offer:
An attractive schedule
Medical, Dental, Vision and Retirement Savings benefits
Paid time off
Pottsville is located in Schuylkill County in the beautiful mountains of East-central Pennsylvania an area comprised of small towns and rural communities with a moderate cost of living, fascinating history and a host of fairs, events and festivals. Schuylkill County boasts of a variety of outdoor recreation options including state parks, campgrounds, hiking, fishing, hunting, mountain biking, golfing and canoeing. Located just 2 hours north of Philadelphia and 3 hours west of New York City.
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.