Bariatric Medicine Physician - Allentown, PA

Department
Medicine
Job type
Physician

This is truly an extraordinary time to join the Lehigh Valley Health Network.  LVHN emerged from the COVID-19 pandemic with exceptional care providers and financial strength. LVHN is one of the nation's most advanced health networks, offering comprehensive care in 95 clinical specialties.

 

Practice Overview:

Our new associate will join 5 other bariatricians who enjoy no-call responsibilities as well as the benefits of working for the area’s largest employer

  • Team includes several Registered Dietitians, Behavioral Health Specialists, and Patient Navigators
  • Metabolic testing performed on-site
  • BMI scales available in every exam room
  • 8 programs and 6 Group Topic Sessions available for patients including, but not limited to:
    • Maximize Your Metabolism
    • Lifestyle Balance
    • Medical Weight Loss
    • Weight Loss Surgery
    • Introduction to Fitness
    • Nutrition 101
    • Decoding Nutrition Labels
    • Embracing Change
  • Opportunity to teach medical students/residents/fellows
  • Eligibility for faculty appointment through LVHN's academic affiliate, the University of South Florida

Job Qualifications:  

  • A network champion for Obesity Medicine and a passion for the clinical work
  • Must be Board Certified or Board Eligible in Family Medicine or Internal Medicine, as well as Obesity Medicine through the American Board of Obesity Medicine
  • A current PA Medical License or the ability to obtain one is required
  • 2 years experience practicing Obesity Medicine preferred

Benefits & Perks:

  • Attractive work schedule & starting bonus
  • Highly competitive compensation with a superb benefits package
  • Low-cost health insurance for employees and their families
  • Generous CME allowance and time
  • Top-tier retirement programs
  • Educational stipend & Loan Forgiveness Assistance Program
  • Malpractice insurance with tail coverage
  • Relocation assistance

 

Influenza vaccination and COVID-19 Vaccination is required for all colleagues unless medically contraindicated or due to a bona fide religious belief or practice. Applicants possessing a medical marijuana card will not be considered for safety sensitive positions.

Lehigh Valley Health Network is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with, and where applicable, in addition to federal, state and local employment regulations, Lehigh Valley Health Network will provide employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or other such protected classes as may be defined by law. All personnel actions and programs will adhere to this policy. Personnel actions and programs include, but are not limited to recruitment, selection, hiring, transfers, promotions, terminations, compensation, benefits, educational programs and/or social activities.

Contact name

Catie Sommers

Contact email
Catherine.Sommers@lvhn.org
Contact phone

484-215-5065