Per Diem Pediatric Nephrologist Opportunity
Company: Michigan Chapter American Academy of Pediatrics.
Posted on: March 16, 2023
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 Per Diem Board
Certified/ Board Eligible Pediatric Nephrologist to join our
growing Network and dedicated team of physicians and advanced
practitioners providing excellent care. Position Requirements:
- The Pediatric Nephrology division is seeking a per diem
physician to provide weekend call coverage and vacation coverage
for the current team.
- Ability to work fully remote and cover pager call only is
available in addition to options for in person coverage including
clinic coverage. Pediatric Department/ Network Highlights Include:
- 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. These modalities are also available for
patients in our PICU and inpatient pediatric unit.
- The Department of Pediatrics consists of inpatient, primary
care, and specialty care providers across a variety of practice
- Luke's University Hospital - Bethlehem campus, is now a proud
member of the Children's Hospital Association, representing the
Network's investment in continuing to grow services for pediatric
- The inpatient pediatric units are located at St. Luke's
University Hospital - Bethlehem Campus. A new replacement 17 bed
inpatient unit opened this spring and the Network's first Pediatric
Intensive Care Unit opened with 8 beds in early 2020.
- The department is supported by a growing team of pediatric
specialists covering 14 specialty areas including: pediatric
surgery, GI, endocrinology, nephrology, developmental pediatrics,
neurology, cardiology, dermatology, psychiatry, pulmonology,
radiology, anesthesia, orthopedics and plastic surgery!
- Luke's Pediatric Specialty Center, the region's first and only
freestanding building completely dedicated to providing care for
pediatric patients opened in the spring of 2022. The center
provides easy and convenient access for children and families in a
pediatric friendly environment with a multidisciplinary approach
including pediatric specialty, pediatric primary care, and
- 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
- Surgical Level III NICU located at St. Luke's University
Hospital in Bethlehem, 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 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.
If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity,
please contact: Christine Figler Physician Recruiter St. Luke's
University Health Network Founded in 1872, (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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