Penn State Health Academic General Pediatrics in Hershey, Pennsylvania

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Location: PA-Hershey

W ork Type: Full Time

F TE: 1.00

S hift: Varied

S tatus: Exempt

JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for attending to patients to render diagnostic, therapeutic, medical, dental, podiatric or surgical services in the Hershey Medical Center as part of the Medical Staff or Specified Professional category as defined in the Medical Staff Bylaws.

General Pediatrics - Physician Scientist

The Division of Academic General Pediatrics at the Penn State Children’s Hospital and the Penn State College of Medicine is seeking a talented physician scientist. The successful candidate will have completed an academic general pediatrics fellowship or similar program, and have a strong or growing track record of scholarship.

The successful candidate will join a well-established Division with extensive expertise and federal funding related to childhood obesity, child abuse, quality improvement, screening tests, and breastfeeding. Penn State Health also offers a vast array of clinical and academic resources, a strong collaborative atmosphere, as well as close ties with other Penn State University programs.

The freestanding children’s hospital is located near Harrisburg, PA and is a safe, family-friendly location with access to excellent public schools. Our neighborhoods boast a reasonable cost of living whether you prefer a suburban setting or thriving city rich in theater, arts, history, education, and culture. Hershey is approximately 90 minutes to Philadelphia and Baltimore and less than 2.5 hours to New York City and Washington, DC.

Applicants for this position should be board certified in Pediatrics or Medicine/Pediatrics. Will accept non-tenure or tenure track appointments at the assistant/associate/professor level, dependent on qualifications. Review of applicants will continue until the position is filled.

For additional information, please contact:

Patty Shipton, FASPR, Physician Recruiter

Email: Pshipton@hmc.psu.edu | Phone: 717-531-4703

J OB REQUIREMENTS:

Medical degree

Completion of an accredited residency program

Licensed for the practice of medicine in the State of Pennsylvania

Board certification or eligibility in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

The Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce. Equal Opportunity Employer‑Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled.

Union: Non Bargained

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