Lead Palliative Care Clinician

Employer
Penn State Health Physician Recruitment
Location
Hershey, Pennsylvania
Posted
May 13, 2021
Closes
May 13, 2022
Ref
2092852
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

The Section of Palliative Medicine at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State College of Medicine (Hershey, PA) seeks a 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 program dedicated to comprehensive care for people with serious illness and medical education.

This position involves inpatient palliative care consultation in a >600-bed adult hospital in collaboration with a fully staffed interdisciplinary team including spiritual care, social work and nursing. Outpatient palliative clinic is an option dependent on the candidate s interests and skills. This role also includes teaching of medical students, residents and fellows and the opportunity to pursue scholarly interests.

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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