Company Name:

Lehigh Valley Health Network

Location:

Allentown, Pennsylvania

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Behavioral Medicine, Clinical Psychology

Work Setting:

Medical School/Medical Center

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:

2 - 5 years

Required Education:

PhD

Date Posted:

October 22, 2018

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Faculty Position - Director of Behavioral Sciences, Department of Family Medicine, Lehigh Valley Health Network

Our colleagues are Amazing! Every day!


At Lehigh Valley Health Network, you have the opportunity to make an important impact on the training of future physicians and the lives of your patients! We are seeking an experienced doctoral level psychologist (PhD or PsyD) with great teaching, research and clinical skills to join our team in the Department of Family Medicine.  

 

Position Overview:

The Director of Behavioral Science: 

  • Is responsible for the creation, maintenance and delivery of the behavioral medicine curriculum of all GME programs within the Department of Family Medicine

  • Will have the opportunity to work collaboratively with other educational programs at LVHN on primary care behavioral medicine educational content and delivery of curriculum

  • Will present and publish scholarly work related to Behavioral Medicine as part of Family Medicine

  • Will supervise all other psychologists who participate in GME teaching in the Department of Family Medicine

  • Will evaluate and treat patients as a behavioral scientist

  • Will report to the Department of Family Medicine Vice Chair for Education or the Department of Family Medicine Residency Director



Job Requirements:  

  • A valid, current psychology license for Pennsylvania or the ability to obtain one
  • Two years of experience in Family Medicine GME teaching

  • Collaborative clinical practice experience



Benefits:

  • Attractive work schedule
  • Highly competitive compensation with a top-tier benefits package

  • Low-cost health insurance for employees and their families

  • Generous CME allowance and time

  • Relocation Assistance


At Lehigh Valley Health Network, we have a Passion for Better Medicine and to provide first-rate clinical care for the people of our community! Consistently ranked among America’s 100 Great Hospitals we PRIDE ourselves on being the superior Health Network in the region! The highest quality of patient care & patient safety is reflected in our “A” rating by Leapfrog’s Hospital Safety Grade and the U.S. News & World Report.



Lehigh Valley area:

  • The Lehigh Valley is a growing region in eastern Pennsylvania located one hour north of Philadelphia and 90 minutes from NYC!  The area is home to more than 820,000 residents in and around the cities of Allentown, Bethlehem and Easton.  Residents enjoy a moderate cost of living, great public schools, safe neighborhoods, prestigious universities, and a strong economy! To learn more about the Lehigh Valley visit: www.discoverlehighvalley.com


LVHN Core Values

Lehigh Valley Health Network is a large non-profit and multispecialty health network consisting of 8 Hospital Campuses in Eastern Pennsylvania! Our 18,000+ colleagues are moving in the same direction and are guided by our PRIDE behaviors (Privacy, Respect, Involvement, Dignity, and Empathy).


Contact name:

Karen Fay, Physician and Executive Recruiter

Contact phone: (484) 862-3206

Contact Email: Karen_R.Fay@lvhn.org

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