Excellent Network Leadership Role in Palliative Care
St. Luke's University Health Network
November 6, 2017
Full Time - Experienced
St. Luke’s University Health Network, the region’s largest, most established health system and a Truven Top 100 Hospital is searching for an experienced and collaborative Network Medical Director of Palliative Care Services. This position will play a key leadership role in advancing the mission, operations, and services of the division within the Department of Hospice and Palliative Medicine.
St. Luke’s is passionate and dedicated to integration and growth of palliative care medicine and philosophy throughout our 7 hospital network including inpatient, outpatient, home, and teaching environments. Our multi-disciplinary team consists of Board-Certified Palliative Care physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Licensed Clinical Social workers, as well as 2 ACGME Fellows per year. Successful candidates will demonstrate exemplary and compassionate clinical skills and embrace a collaborative interdisciplinary team approach.
In joining St. Luke’s University Health Network, you will enjoy:
The opportunity to lead a progressive, well-trained team of physicians
Work in an academic environment with faculty appointment to Temple University School of Medicine
Team-based care with well-educated, dedicated support staff
A culture in which innovation is highly valued
Exceptional compensation package with relocation assistance
Rich benefits package including malpractice, health insurance, CME allowance, and retirement benefits
About St. Luke’s
SLUHN is a non-profit network that provides care to eastern Pennsylvania and western NJ. The Network includes more than 200 locations, seven hospitals, more than 450 physicians, and 200 advanced practitioners. We are the region’s largest, most established health system and a Truven award winning network with seven hospitals spanning 9 counties.
With the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, St. Luke’s has created the first and only regional medical school campus in the Lehigh Valley, validating our commitment to stay at the forefront of continual innovations in health care. Academic appointment with Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is available with this opportunity. In addition, St. Luke’s University Health Network is a 3 year campus of Temple Medical School which provides additional teaching opportunities. To learn more about St. Luke’s, please visit us at www.sluhn.org
About the Lehigh Valley
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The Lehigh Valley is a place to live, work, and play! Rich with history, fantastic recreational activities, eclectic restaurants and midway between Philadelphia and New York City, the Lehigh Valley offers excellent school systems and affordable housing that can be found with easy access to the hospital.
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Candidates must be Board-Certified in Hospice and Palliative Medicine and be able to demonstrate clinical, administrative and educational leadership. Candidates should have an aptitude for mentoring and staff development. In addition, candidates must have:
A minimum of five years of clinical experience in Palliative Care
Two years in a leadership role
PA and NJ State medical licenses (at the time of employment)
Additional Salary Information: Great compensation package with starting bonus, relocation assistance, health benefits, etc.
St. Luke’s University Health Network, the region’s largest, most established health system and one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals.
St. Luke’s is a non-profit, regional, fully integrated network comprised of hospitals, physicians, and other related organizations in eastern PA and western NJ. We provide services at more than 150 sites that include nearly 500 employed primary care/specialist ph...ysicians and various outpatient testing and services facilities. With the Temple-St. Luke's School of Medicine, St. Luke's has created the first and only regional medical school campus in the Lehigh Valley.
St. Luke’s physicians have the ability to enjoy a well-balanced lifestyle, focusing on their passion for practicing medicine as well as spending quality time with their families. If you are a physician interested in collaborating with an innovative health system recognized for excellence in improving patient outcomes, a rewarding journey awaits you!