Family Medicine-Geriatric Physician

Employer
Penn State Health Physician Recruitment
Location
Hershey, Pennsylvania
Posted
Mar 22, 2021
Closes
Mar 22, 2022
Ref
2078886
Specialty
Geriatrics
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Family Medicine-Geriatric Physician

Department of Family & Community Medicine

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Hershey, PA

The Department of Family & Community Medicine at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is seeking Family Medicine-Geriatric physicians to join our growing group of Family Medicine faculty who are providing a wide spectrum of Geriatric patient care as well as medical student and resident education.  As the first department of Family and Community Medicine in an academic health center in the United States, we are proud of our history in training Family Medicine providers and providing exceptional care to the communities we serve.  Our practice is diverse, with our faculty providing care across settings including office-based practice, long-term care, assisted living, and post-acute rehabilitation centers with opportunities to serve on an inpatient consult team.  We work closely with our Internal Medicine-Geriatric colleagues both in clinical and academic pursuits.  Faculty actively participate in resident and medical student education and have opportunities for research and scholarship.

Position Qualifications

  • MD, DO, or foreign equivalent
  • BC/BE in Family Medicine
  • Completion of an accredited Family Medicine Residency program
  • Preferred 1-2 years of practice experience OR completion of a Geriatric Fellowship
  • Eligible for medical licensure in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

TO LEARN MORE PLEASE CONTACT:
Greg Emerick, MHA, CPRP
Physician Recruiter - Penn State Health
E-mail: gemerick@pennstatehealth.psu.edu

 

About Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Founded in 1963 through a gift from The Milton S. Hershey Foundation, Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is a leading academic medical center located in Hershey, Pa. The 564-bed Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is a provider of high-level, patient-focused medical care. Annually the Medical Center admits 29,000 patients, accepts over 1 million outpatient visits, receives 73,000 emergency room patients and performs 33,000 surgical procedures. As a Magnet-designated hospital since 2007, Hershey Medical Center employs caregivers who are dedicated to excellence and achieving superior patient and community outcomes. The Hershey Medical Center campus includes Penn State College of Medicine (Penn State’s medical school), Penn State Cancer Institute and Penn State Children’s Hospital—the region’s only children’s hospital.

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Our individual journeys are different, but they all have a common thread. We come together for a single purpose – to serve the community by helping those in need. Working together to improve the lives we touch. 

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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