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Medical Director, Autologous Bone Marrow Transplant Program

Employer
Lehigh Valley Health Network
Location
Allentown, Pennsylvania
Salary
Negotiable, comprehensive benefit package
Closing date
Dec 2, 2021
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Job Details

Tremendous Opportunity for experienced Bone Marrow Transplant Physician (minimum 5 years) to obtain FACT accreditation and lead the development of an Autologous Transplant Program, along with Cellular Therapy Program, including CAR-T immune therapies and solid tumor CAR-T trials.

Practice Overview:

The transplant program will be based at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest which is a 900+ bed tertiary medical center flagship teaching hospital, with full specialty care and comprehensive residencies, fellowships, and medical school affiliation with University of South Florida.  Specialty care includes Level 1 Trauma, Regional Burn Center, Kidney and Pancreas Transplants, Perinatal, Neonatal and Children’s Hospital, Lehigh Valley Heart Institute, Lehigh Valley Cancer Institute, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Neurology and complex Neurosurgical capabilities. 

Set Up for Success:

  • Full support from Lehigh Valley Cancer Institute, a member of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Alliance, and co-development of program with faculty from Memorial Sloan Kettering
  • Competitive salary and benefits, and programmatic support from the Lehigh Valley Cancer Institute
  • New 22 bed Hematology/Oncology Unit, fully equipped with protected environment, positive pressure, HEPA filtrated rooms to provide optimal care for transplant patients and patients diagnosed with hematologic malignancies
  • 100% OCN Certified Nursing.  One of only 23 Hospitals in the U.S. to receive Magnet Nursing recognition five consecutive times over two decades from the American Nurses Credentialing Center
  • Referral access to 27 Hematology/Oncology Physician Colleagues within the Lehigh Valley Cancer Institute for the new Transplant and Cellular Therapy Program, including a malignant hematology subspecialty inpatient service with subspecialists and APCs with transplant and CAR-T experience
  • 5000 new analytic cancer cases annually in the program, serving a tertiary care population of over 1 million.
  • 9 Hematology/Oncology Fellows in training, and dedicated APC support
  • Blood Banking support, including experience in supporting bone marrow transplant program.
  • 24/7 Neuro ICU in house intensivist, sophisticated Medical ICU with full capabilities, largest Emergency Room in the state, full complement of Medical Specialties being organized to support the program
  • Access to more than 200 clinical trials, including NCI Cooperative Group trials through membership in the Michigan NCORP, MSKCC trials, and large cohort of Immuno-Oncology trials with Pharma  
  • Quality Team, Navigation, Clinical Trials have been recognized among national best for academic community hospital
  • Competitive salary and benefits, and programmatic support from the Lehigh Valley Cancer Institute

  About us:

  • Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) is comprised of eight hospital campuses plus numerous health centers, physician practices, rehabilitation locations, ExpressCARE sites and other outpatient care locations in seven eastern Pennsylvania counties.

 

 

  • Lehigh Valley Hospital Cedar Crest has been ranked #1 in the region, and in top 6 in the state by U.S. News and World Report for the past seven years. Lehigh Valley Health Network has been selected as a 2021 Best Workplace in Health Care and Biopharma by Great Place to Work and Fortune. 

Lehigh Valley area:

The Lehigh Valley metro region, with a population of more than 800,000, is one of the top 5 fastest growing regions in the United States with population under a million and offers small town, suburban and urban living with close proximity to New York City (90 miles) and Philadelphia (50 miles), as well as excellent colleges, schools, restaurants and quality of life.

 

 

 

 

 

Company

Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) is a premier health system in eastern Pennsylvania comprising four hospital campuses with 1,100 licensed acute beds and 830 employed physicians. The medical staff has more than 1,350 physicians representing 95 specialties. LVHN is the largest employer in the Lehigh Valley. The LVHN has a major academic affiliation with the University of South Florida and the Moffit Cancer Center, where our physicians are eligible for faculty appointment.

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