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The Division of Geriatric Medicine at Lehigh Valley Health Network is seeking a physician leader to serve as Division Chief of Geriatric Medicine. This is an outstanding opportunity for a dynamic leader.
The Division Chief of Geriatric Medicine is responsible for leadership of the Division to include direct oversight of the budgetary responsibilities and human resources as well as ensuring the highest quality of care continues to be delivered to patients. The Division Chief will play an instrumental role in strategic planning and implementation for the Division and have accountability for the Division's clinical care delivery, economic performance and growth.
The division of geriatric medicine at Lehigh Valley Health Network includes over 20 members and provides full scope, comprehensive geriatrics care across various environments to include skilled nursing and assisted living facilities, inpatient (to include a trauma consult service) and outpatient (geriatrics exclusive) based care. There is also an ACGME accredited geriatrics fellowship program. U.S. News has recognized LVHN as a "high performer" in Geriatric Medicine for the last three years.
The incoming Division Chief's administrative duties will include but are not limited to:
Involvement and oversight for recruitment
Conducting performance evaluations with clinical staff
Oversight of clinical staff and partnering with a dyad for management and oversight of non-clinical staff
Chairing or participation on various committees
Attendance of departmental meetings
Medical education to include the ACGME accredited fellowship program
Oversight and management of grant applications (as applicable) and
Involvement in the post-acute care collaborative and post-acute steering team
Successful completion of internal medicine residency and geriatrics fellowship
Board certification in internal medicine/geriatrics
Five years of clinical practice experience
Eligible for medical licensure in Pennsylvania
Experience as an administrative leader with oversight of physicians and advanced practice providers
Strength leading in a post-acute setting
Role model with an engaging/inspiring leadership style and/or lead by example mentality
Comfortable with programmatic development
Strategic thinker who is dynamic/agile and able to grow and evolve with the role.
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.