Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Physician

Employer
Penn State Health Physician Recruitment
Location
Hershey, Pennsylvania
Closing date
Jul 15, 2023

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Specialty
Surgery, Surgery, Orthopedic
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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The Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is seeking a full-time BE/BC fellowship-trained Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle physician. The division currently includes 3 full time Orthopedic Foot and Ankle surgeons, 2 Physician Assistants, 1 Nurse Practitioner, and an RN Clinical Case Manager. This is an excellent opportunity to join a regional referral, tertiary care practice. Our extensive referral base includes five primary counties in central Pennsylvania, as well as referrals from the extended central Pennsylvania region. This is an academic-style practice with strong subspecialty programs in all aspects of adult and pediatric orthopaedic care.

The qualified candidate will be a full-time faculty member of the Penn State Health Department of Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation, and hold an academic rank within the Penn State College of Medicine.

What we re seeking:

  • Medical degree MD, DO, or foreign equivalent
  • BE/BC in Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Fellowship training in Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle surgery required
  • Excellent patient care abilities and interest in teaching as well as participation in clinical research
  • Participation in the adult orthopaedic call coverage schedule

What we offer:

  • Outstanding academic orthopaedic residency program with a national reputation, including an ACGME Foot/Ankle Fellowship program
  • Highly collaborative culture
  • Interaction with dynamic clinicians across departments and participation in innovative educational approaches.
  • Opportunity to collaborate in orthopaedic related research
  • Faculty rank commensurate with experience
  • Competitive salary and generous benefits.

For immediate consideration, please contact:

April D. Armstrong, BSc(PT), MSc, MD, FRCSC, James E. Bobb Professor in Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Acting Chair of the Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, via email at aarmstrong@pennstatehealth.psu.edu , or telephone at 717-531-4826.

About the Area:

Located in Hershey, PA, we offer a great place to live, work, play, and learn. Known as the home of the Hershey chocolate bar, Hershey's community is rich in history and offers diverse in culture. We're conveniently located within a short distance to major cities such as Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, NYC, Baltimore, and Washington DC. We're proud of our community involvement and encourage you to learn more about our organization. Our local neighborhoods boast a reasonable cost of living whether you prefer a more quiet suburban setting or thriving city atmosphere rich in theater, arts, and culture.

About Penn State Health:

Penn State Health is a multi-hospital health system serving patients and communities across 29 counties in central Pennsylvania. It employs more than 14,000 people system-wide. The system includes Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State Children's Hospital, and Penn State Cancer Institute based in Hershey, Pa.; Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Center in Reading, Pa., and more than 2,000 physicians and direct care providers at more than 100 medical office locations. Additionally, the system jointly operates various health care providers, including Penn State Health Rehabilitation Hospital, Hershey Outpatient Surgery Center, Hershey Endoscopy Center, Horizon Home Healthcare and Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute. In December 2017, Penn State Health partnered with Highmark Health to facilitate creation of a value-based, community care network in the region. Penn State Health shares an integrated strategic plan and operations with Penn State College of Medicine, the University's medical school. With campuses in State College and Hershey, Pa., the College of Medicine boasts a portfolio of more than $90 million in funded research and more than 1,700 students and trainees in medicine, nursing, other health professions and biomedical research.

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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