Geriatrician

Employer
Penn State Health Physician Recruitment
Location
Hershey, Pennsylvania
Posted
Jul 31, 2019
Closes
Jul 30, 2020
Ref
1999179
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.
  • Robust inpatient geriatric population across medical and surgical service lines
  • 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 inpatient geriatric consult service at Penn State Hershey Medical Center
  • Interest in geriatric focused inpatient care including, but not limited to, trauma, orthopedics and surgical oncology as well as ability to serve as a physician champion for nursing and intra-professional initiatives that improve the care of older adults throughout the hospitalization
  • Implement initiatives to create an Age-Friendly Health System
  • 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
  • Ability to acquire a license to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

No J1 visa waiver options available

About the Area:

Located in a safe family-friendly setting, Hershey, PA, our local neighborhoods boast a reasonable cost of living whether you prefer a more suburban setting or thriving city rich in theater, arts, and culture. Known as the home of the Hershey chocolate bar, Hershey's community is rich in history and offers 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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