The Penn State Children’s Hospital has an opportunity for a Pediatric Neurologist in our Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Neurology.
What we’re seeking:
Medical degree MD, DO, or foreign equivalent BC/BE in Child Neurology. Ability to read EEGs desirable. Interest in general or subspecialty pediatric neurology. Interest in developing or continuing scholarship. Excellent patient care abilities and interest in teaching.
What we’re offering:
Non-tenure track appointment at the assistant/associate/professor level, dependent on qualifications. Primary appointment in Pediatrics with a joint appointment in Neurology. High quality academic and clinical program in a newly constructed free-standing children’s hospital. Interaction with dynamic clinicians and participation in innovative educational approaches. Close interaction with Pediatric Residency program in educational endeavors. Key educational roles in Adult Neurology Residency Program and Neurology Clerkship for medical students. Excellent Junior Faculty Development and Health Science Systems Academy Programs. Competitive salary and generous benefits package including sign-on bonus and retirement options with employer match.
The position can be tailored to the interests and background of the candidate. Responsibilities include outpatient evaluations, inpatient consultation and may include reading EEGs. Maximum night call limits in place for all faculty. The Penn State Health Children’s Hospital has very strong hospitalist and intensivist services to provide continuity and coordination of inpatient care in a collaborative manner. The Division of Pediatric Neurology is in the Department of Pediatrics with a strong affiliation with the Department of Neurology.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 positions responsibilities.
Internal Number: 13731, 13733
About Penn State 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.