The Division of Academic General Pediatrics at the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and Children’s Hospital is seeking an experienced clinician to serve as the Lead Physician at a growing ambulatory practice site. The ideal candidate will have several years of post-training experience as a clinician with additional interests and a record of accomplishment in education and/or research. Leadership and management experience or skills would be valuable, as would Spanish-speaking abilities. Academic appointment commensurate with experience and record of accomplishment. This physician will join a growing academic division that provides care at multiple locations across Central Pennsylvania with a strong educational and research portfolio.
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 BC/BE in general pediatrics. 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 Hershey is a major pediatric referral center for Central Pennsylvania. A 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 neu...rosurgery, orthopaedics, and urology) in US News and World Report's 2014-2015 Best Children's Hospital rankings.