The Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Department of Pediatrics, at the Penn State Children’s Hospital is seeking a talented Pediatric Gastroenterologist. Our division consists of 5 physicians, 2 nurse practitioners, 1 RN, 1 LPN, a behavioral psychologist, nutritionist and a secretary. Divisional interests include pediatric feeding problems, IBD and Eosinophilic Esophagitis. Penn State Children’s Hospital has a medium sized residency programs and there is ample opportunity for teaching medical students and residents. The successful candidate will have completed a pediatric Gastroenterology fellowship, and have a strong or growing track record of scholarship.
Penn State Health 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/board eligible in Pediatric Gastroenterology. Interest in liver disease would be useful. Will accept candidates at the assistant/associate/professor level, dependent on qualifications. Review of applicants will continue until the position is filled.
The Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce. EOE-AA-M/F/D/V. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position’s responsibilities.
Penn State Health Children's Hospital is a major pediatric referral center for Central Pennsylvania. The five-story Children's Hospital opened in 2013, which includes 128 beds, five pediatric-only operating rooms, a pediatric cardiac catheritization lab, blood bank, and pediatric cancer pavilion. Named a national leader in six pediatric specialties (cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, nephrolo...gy, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopaedics, and urology) in US News and World Report's 2014-2015 Best Children's Hospital rankings.