The Penn State Health Children’s Hospital has an opportunity for a Pediatric Pulmonologist who specializes in Sleep Medicine in our Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Neurology to join our group under the leadership of Leslie Walker-Harding, M.D., Chair, Department of Pediatrics.
What we’re seeking:
BC/BE in Pediatric Pulmonology.
BC/BE in Pediatric Sleep Medicine.
Outstanding patient care qualities.
A strong or growing track record of scholarship and a deep commitment to excellence in education.
Research effort may be incorporated, if desired.
What we’re offering:
Non-tenure or tenure track appointments at the assistant/associate/professor level, dependent on qualifications.
High quality academic and clinical program.
Opportunity to participate in resident and medical student education
The Penn State Health Children’s Hospital is the sole tertiary care pediatric center in South Central Pennsylvania, serving a pediatric population of approximately 1 million children.
Excellent Junior Faculty Development Program.
Competitive salary and attractive benefits package.
Penn State Health Children’s Hospital and the Penn State Hershey Medical Center
The Division of Pediatric Pulmonology consists of 7 faculty, excellent administrative staff, a social worker, dietician/nutritionist, CF nurse coordinator, three nurse practitioners, one physician assistant, two clinical research nurses, and two division nurses.
The Department of Pediatrics has 175 faculty members across all specialties of Pediatrics.
Our Pediatric Sleep program has a 16 bed sleep lab that we share with adult medicine with 4+ pediatric beds.
Our CF Center has excellent clinical outcomes and we have programs in sleep, bronchoscopy, home ventilation, non-invasive ventilation, asthma, BPD, Aerodigestive, Sickle Cell disease, pulmonary hypertension, etc..
The new freestanding Children’s Hospital, completed in 2013 has 125 beds, including 42 beds in the neonatal intensive care unit. A major expansion project is underway.
The hospitals are the major teaching facilities for the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, located in Hershey, PA.
Area Highlights Include:
Hershey is a suburban community of 20,000 in a metropolitan area of 400,000 in one of the fastest growing regions in the state. Penn State Children’s Hospital at the Hershey Medical Center is approximately twelve miles from Harrisburg, the state capital, and is one of the largest employer in the Commonwealth.
Interested candidates, please send CV and cover letter to Patty Shipton, FASPR, at email@example.com. Applications received until 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.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: CF18Pulm
About Penn State Health Children's Hospital
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, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopaedics, and urology) in US News and World Report's 2014-2015 Best Children's Hospital rankings.