Outpatient GERIATRICIAN needed in Scenic Central Pennsylvania

Employer
Penn State Health Physician Recruitment
Location
Hershey, Pennsylvania
Posted
Jul 31, 2019
Closes
Jul 30, 2020
Ref
1999178
Specialty
Geriatrics
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

What we re offering:

  • Join an experienced, friendly, and expanding academic Section of Geriatric Medicine comprised of 3 physicians and 5 advanced practice providers, with a fellowship training program in Geriatric Medicine.
  • An outpatient geriatric consult clinic with the opportunity to work with an experienced geriatric primary care physician
  • Competitive salary and benefits; rank commensurate with experience
  • Opportunities for medical education and/or research interests are available.

What we re seeking:

  • Geriatrician with strong clinical and leadership skills who can work collaboratively to lead an outpatient geriatric consult clinic at Penn State Hershey Medical Center
  • Geriatric consultant to perform geriatric assessments on complex geriatric cases referred to the clinic as well as pre-operative geriatric functional and cognitive assessments
  • Opportunity to support geriatric primary care
  • Candidates with interest in blending inpatient and outpatient geriatrics, as well as skilled nursing rehabilitative care are welcome
  • Appropriate candidates must possess a MD, DO, or foreign equivalent
  • BE/BC in Internal Medicine
  • Must have or be able to acquire a license to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

No J1 visa waiver options available

What the area offers:

Located in a safe family-friendly setting, Central Pennsylvania offers local neighborhoods that boast a reasonable cost of living whether you prefer a more suburban setting or thriving city rich in theater, arts, and culture. Our communities are rich in history and offer an abundant range of outdoor activities, arts, and diverse experiences. We're conveniently located within a short distance to major cities such as Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, NYC, Baltimore, and Washington DC.

For more information about the position please contact:
Heather Peffley, PHR FASPR at: hpeffley@pennstatehealth.psu.edu

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