Palliative Care Medicine Physician

Employer
Penn State Health Physician Recruitment
Location
Hershey, Pennsylvania
Posted
Dec 15, 2020
Closes
Dec 15, 2021
Ref
2067015
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

The Division of Palliative Care Medicine at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State College of Medicine (Hershey, PA) seeks an experienced Palliative Care physician. This is a fixed- term position for a board-certified/board eligible Hospice/Palliative Medicine. Rank and pay commensurate with experience. Candidates will join an academic department, dedicated to education, innovation, leadership and work among highly qualified, friendly colleagues who foster excellent networking opportunities.

While the primary focus of this position is to provide inpatient and outpatient consultation services in palliative care, the successful candidate will also facilitate access to appropriate supportive care services, and clarifications of patient and family goals of care and assist in the development of standards of care. This position will have weekly participation in interdisciplinary team meetings to review active cases and will consult with Interdisciplinary Team to establish a written plan of care intervals. Faculty will have teaching responsibilities for medical students, residents and fellows.

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 for 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.

Appropriate candidates must possess a MD, DO, or foreign equivalent, BC/BE Hospice/Palliative Medicine, and must have or be able to acquire a license to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

For additional information please contact: Heather Peffley at: hpeffley@pennstatehealth.psu.edu

Penn State Health is fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is unapologetically expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

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