From general pediatrics to the region’s most pediatric specialties, the department of pediatrics is a great place to start or continue your career. In addition to the pediatric specialty services provided at Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)–Cedar Crest, Lehigh Valley Reilly Children’s Hospital cares for kids across the region at multiple Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) locations.
Our Children’s Cancer Center team includes pediatric hematologist-oncologist physicians and advanced practitioners, pediatric surgeons, pediatric oncology-certified nurses, radiation oncologists, pediatric anesthesiologists, pediatric radiologists, social workers and a child life specialist. In addition to being a member of COG, we have state grants for sickle cell disease and a hemophilia treatment center.
Physicians are eligible for faculty appointment at the University of South Florida, our academic partner. We are a satellite campus and have our own SELECT medical school program of 45 students a year.
The Department of Pediatrics at LVHN and Lehigh Valley Reilly Children’s Hospital includes over 150 physicians in 30+ specialties, a large general pediatric group, and dedicated hospitalist & intensivists. We have a pediatric residency with 8 residents per year.
In a pediatrics career with LVHN, you’ll experience:
The region’s most pediatric specialties
50-bed pediatric inpatient unit
36-bed Level IV NICU at LVH–Cedar Crest
12-bed Level II PICU
13-bed adolescent psychiatric unit
Children’s Cancer and Multipurpose Infusion Center
2 Children’s ExpressCARE locations
The region’s only 24/7 children’s ER
Children’s ambulatory surgery center
Benefits & Perks
As a nationally certified Great Place to Work™, we acknowledge the dedication of our colleagues and offer a generous Total Rewards package that makes LVHN an even better place to work and grow your career. Explore our benefits.
Resident and Fellow Educational Stipends
Malpractice Insurance with Tail Coverage
CME Time and Allowance
Relocation (if applicable)
Pennsylvania Medical License
LVHN hospitals in the Lehigh Valley are the only hospitals in the region to have received Magnet® recognition five consecutive times since 2002. This prestigious recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center demonstrates our commitment to nursing excellence and quality patient outcomes. LVHN is home to five clinical institutes. Each serve as a hub for innovation, collaboration and education. Our institutes include Lehigh Valley Topper Cancer Institute, Lehigh Valley Heart and Vascular Institute, Lehigh Valley Institute for Surgical Excellence, Lehigh Valley Fleming Neuroscience Institute and Lehigh Valley Orthopedic Institute. LVHN is also home to Lehigh Valley Reilly Children's Hospital, which is the only children's hospital in the region. This hospital gives our community access to more than 30 pediatric specialties, Children's ExpressCARE locations and a dedicated Children's ER.
We've been consistently recognized by U.S. News & World Report as the top hospital in the region and among the best in the state. We're also Great Place to Work-Certified™, which means an overwhelming majority of our colleagues have a positive experience at LVHN.
These designations tell you that LVHN is a great place to work from hire to retire. If you are someone who aligns with LVHN's core values - Compassion, Integrity, Collaboration and Excellence – you will have a rewarding and successful career here.
Individuals are required to adhere to all LVHN vaccination policies in effect at the time of hire. Employees will be subject to pre-employment drug and alcohol testing. Please note that safety sensitive positions cannot test positive for marijuana or its metabolites, medical or otherwise.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Lehigh Valley Health Network is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with, and where applicable, in addition to federal, state and local employment regulations, Lehigh Valley Health Network will provide employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or other such protected classes as may be defined by law. All personnel actions and programs will adhere to this policy. Personnel actions and programs include, but are not limited to recruitment, selection, hiring, transfers, promotions, terminations, compensation, benefits, educational programs and/or social activities.