The Penn State Health Children's Hospital, Department of Pediatrics and Penn State College of Medicine is offering an exciting clinical-educator opportunity for a faculty member in the Center for the Protection of Children (CPC).
What We're Offering:
Mainly clinical position with ample opportunity for an early or mid-career physician to develop or expand their research portfolio.
Academic rank commensurate with experience.
Interaction and collaboration with dynamic clinicians and an outstanding array of cutting edge clinicians and researchers at both the Hershey and University Park campuses.
Well-known faculty and staff throughout the region for providing community trainings, and developing collaborative practices.
Active Telehealth program that extends the reach into rural communities throughout Pennsylvania.
What We're Seeking:
Have completed or currently enrolled in an accredited Child Abuse Pediatrics Fellowship and/or BC/BE in Child Abuse Pediatrics.
Outstanding patient care qualities.
Excellent clinical, communication and interpersonal skills required.
Center for the Protection of Children (CPC)
CPC faculty currently includes two Board Certified child abuse pediatricians, a general pediatrician, social workers, psychologists, and support staff. The CPC is accredited by the ACGME for a Child Abuse Pediatrics Fellowship. Clinical venues include Penn State Children’s Hospital and Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center the region’s only level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center, which provides the full complement of pediatric specialties that support clinical practice. The Penn State Health “Transforming the Lives of Children” (TLC) clinic in nearby Harrisburg offers evidence-based mental health services, serves as the clinical research site for investigating best practices in mental health assessment and treatment of traumatized children, harsh parenting, as well as sexual behavior problems in children. The clinic employs psychologists (clinical and research) and master’s level trauma trained therapists, has an active psychology post-doctoral training program, and provides internships in psychology and social work. A strong collaboration with Pinnacle Health Children’s Resource Center (an NCA accredited Children’s Advocacy Center) is in place and provides further clinical and research opportunities.
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 12 miles from Harrisburg, the state capital, and is one of the largest employers in the Commonwealth.
For additional information, please contact Lori Frasier MD, Director, Center for the Protection of Children at firstname.lastname@example.org
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: VCFF18
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.