Somnia Anesthesia is seeking anesthesiologists to join its team in the greater Hazleton area. New or recent grads welcome. Lehigh Valley Hospital – Hazleton, is a 150-bed not-for-profit, and an integral part of the Lehigh Valley Health Networks. We are offering a $15,000 sign-on bonus.
The hospital provides inpatient acute care, rehab care at Gunderson Rehabilitation Center, emergency care, maternity and home care. The hospital runs four operating rooms and one endoscopy room, with annual volume of 2,600 operating room cases and 1,800 endoscopy cases. The hospital was the first accredited Primary Care Stroke Center in northeast Pennsylvania. It is also an accredited Chest Pain Center and a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence.
In 2012, Lehigh Valley Hospital- Hazleton was a recipient of HealthGrades’ Patient Safety Excellence Award and Pulmonary Care for three consecutive years. It is one of only three hospitals in Pennsylvania that have achieved this distinction for many consecutive years. The hospital also has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report in 2013 as one of the Best Hospitals in Pennsylvania, and among the Best Hospitals in the Northeastern Pennsylvania and Lehigh Valley region, as well as in the Scranton and Wilkes-Barre metro area.
• Board certified or eligible (in certification process)
• Active Pennsylvania license – we will assist with obtaining PA licensure if
• New Grads welcome!
• ACLS/PALS certification are required
A comprehensive benefits package is available. Somnia offers employee (W2) or independent contractor (1099) options.
Located in the foothills of the Poconos, the Greater Hazleton area offers year round recreation along with a neighborhood spirit. The scenic landscapes of Hazleton provide ample fishing, hunting, hiking, biking, and running opportunities for those who love the outdoors. Families, couples, and individuals can all enjoy the many annual festivals held in the Greater Hazleton area including the annual Funfest! Hazleton is in close proximity to Hersheypark, Dorney Park, Knoeble's Amusement Park, and the Mohegan Sun Arena, which all provide adventurous entertainment. Hazleton is within two hours driving time to New York and Philadelphia.
This ethnic diversified community is home to the Greater Hazleton Philharmonic which holds an annual summer concert series, along with many other performances throughout the year. Also found in the Hazelton area is many historic landmarks, including the Eckley Miners’ Village and the Israel Platt Pardee Mansion, a 19th century Victorian home. The rich history of coal mining in this area of Northeastern Pennsylvania provides attractions like the Pennsylvania Anthracite Heritage Museum, the Lackawanna Coal Mine, and the Steamtown National Historic site.
*Negative background or malpractice history must be disclosed, no matter how seemingly insignificant.
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