posted

13 days ago

Location

Bethlehem, PA

Description

We are seeking a BC/BE, fellowship trained neurointensivist to join a well-established and quickly growing multispecialty group of critical care physicians at the main university campus in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

We welcome inquiries from critical care specialists who are pursuing certification in neurocritical or a neurocritical care trained intensivist who has experience in managing a diverse population including medical, surgical and cardiac critical care patients. Care is coordinated with the full spectrum of specialists.

About our Neurocritical Care Program:

  • Intensivist directed/ lead NCC service instituted as the primary admitting critical care neuroscience service with established quality and process improvement standards created collaboratively with both neurology and neurosurgery
  • Epileptology monitoring unit and 24/7 critical care monitoring capabilities and support.
  • Accomplished endovascular program with dedicated neurointerventialists
  • Growing neurosciences service line with 9 neurosurgeons, 7 neurology stroke attendings, 4 epilpetologists with ongoing recruitment for acute care service lines.
  • Stroke program with over 2000 stroke alerts this year and highest Get With the Guidelines recognition in the region
  • Neurosciences high performance recognition by US News and World Reports 2021
  • Temple University Lewis Katz School of Medicine academic appointment. Educational and research opportunities with growing neurology residency and developing neurocritical care and stroke fellowships.
  • Diverse specialty all board certified/ eligible NCC intensivist service supported by specialized nursing and advanced practitioner providers along with resident house staff.

At St. Lukes You Will Be:

  • Serving as the leader of a multidisciplinary rounding team including students, residents, advanced practitioners, critical care pharmacists, respiratory therapists, & critical care nurses.
  • Participating as an educator and faculty member for established fellowships in surgical critical care and pulmonary critical care with the goal of developing a neurocritical care fellowship.
  • Teaching residents from multiple programs including internal medicine, emergency medicine, family medicine and neurology.

At St. Lukes You Will Enjoy:

  • Substantial compensation and a rich benefits package, including malpractice insurance, health and dental insurance, relocation assistance & CME allowance
  • Starting bonus
  • Work/life balance & flexibility
  • Team-based care with well-educated, dedicated support staff
  • A culture in which innovation is highly valued
  • Professional support and growth within the network
  • Teaching, research, quality improvement and strategic development opportunities
  • Opportunity for faculty appointment. SLUHN has a 4-year medical school in association with Temple University. Scholarly activity is encouraged and supported.

 


About the Company

Company Logo St. Luke's University Health Network
Company Logo St. Luke's University Health Network
Company Logo St. Luke's University Health Network
Company Logo St. Luke's University Health Network

St. Luke's University Health Network

St. Luke's University Health Network is a regional network of hospitals, physicians and other related organizations providing care primarily in Lehigh, Northampton, Monroe, Carbon, Schuylkill, Bucks, Montgomery and Berks counties in Pennsylvania and Warren County in New Jersey.

The Network provides services at more than 150 sites. St. Luke's University Health Network is comprised of six hospital sites. The Network includes:

  • More than 80 owned physician-practice sites
  • 300 employed primary care/specialist physicians
  • Various outpatient testing and service facilities
  • Home health
  • Hospice services (inpatient and outpatient)
  • Largest ambulance provider in Bucks County and second largest in Lehigh County
  • Other related organizations
  • 57,500+ annual admissions
  • 195,000 annual emergency room visits
  • 1,325 physicians on the Medical Staff (96 percent board-certified)
  • 8,600+ employees
  • More than 1,350 volunteers

Areas of exceptional medical expertise include:

  • Level 1 Adult Trauma Center: fully accredited by Pennsylvania Trauma Systems Foundation; 2,400+ annual trauma cases; St. Luke's 1.75 percent mortality rate represents top decile performance, significantly better than peer group as measured by National Trauma Data Bank of the American College of Surgeons; aeromedical transport services
  • Oncology: first and only cancer program in Pennsylvania to receive American College of Surgeons' highest quality recognition for three consecutive years; only Pennsylvania program to receive award in 2010; region's only fellowship-trained surgical oncologists; advanced programs for melanoma (internationally recognized melanoma investigator), lung, breast, prostate, gynecologic and gastrointestinal cancers and tumors of the brain and spine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery: multiple-year recipient of highest rating for cardiac bypass surgery, represents top decile performance achieved by only 10 percent of U.S. hospitals (Society for Thoracic Surgery); region's first Joint Commission certified Heart Failure Program; comprehensive surgical services excluding heart transplants
  • Neuroscience: accredited Stroke Center; additional Centers of Excellence include: Balance Center, Headache Center, Memory Disorders Center, Multiple Sclerosis Center, Sleep Disorders Center
  • Orthopaedics: advanced expertise in total joint replacement and reconstruction, computer-assisted minimally invasive surgery, primary and reconstructive surgery of the spine, sports injuries, diseases and conditions of the hand and elbow, traumatic injuries
  • Women's/Children's Health: high-risk pregnancy; the region’s busiest obstetrical service; two neonatal intensive care units; pediatric specialty care provided by St. Christopher's Hospital for Children.
  • Robotic/Minimally Invasive Surgery: one of the nation's most experienced robotic surgical teams
  • Radiology: designated international General Electric Healthcare Show Site for imaging technology; designated Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by American College of Radiology
  • Bariatric Surgery: designated Center of Excellence by American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and Surgical Review Corporation

St. Luke's offers an exceptional benefit plan for employees. Our values are reflected in all we do for patients, each other and the community:

Pride - We take pride in our accomplishments and in our organization.

Caring - We show consideration for others and their feelings. We treat others as we want to be treated.

Respect - We recognize the value, diversity and importance of each other, those we serve and the organization.

Accountability - We are responsible to make decisions and solve problems in a timely and effective manner.

Flexibility - We adapt to the changing needs and expectations of those we serve.

Teamwork - We work together to improve quality.

The mission of St. Luke's University Health Network is an unwavering commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured; educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a patient's ability to pay for health care.

Company Size

5,000 to 9,999 employees

Industry

Healthcare Services