Penn State Health - Pediatric Orthopaedist

Penn State Health Physician Recruitment
Hershey, Pennsylvania
Closing date
Jul 31, 2023

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Surgery, Surgery, Orthopedic
Full Time
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The Division of Pediatric Orthopaedics at Penn State Health Children s Hospital is seeking two full-time BC/BE fellowship-trained pediatric orthopaedic surgeons. We are seeking a surgeon interested in general pediatric orthopaedics (including spine) as well as a surgeon with an interest in neuromuscular/hip/limb deformity. We are very willing to consider applicants with other subspecialty interests. There is strong potential for candidates to assume leadership roles in the future.

Our growing division consists of two Pediatric Orthopaedic surgeons, two Advanced Practice Practitioners, a Nurse Coordinator, and a skilled team of ancillary staff. Our children s hospital is a large (146 bed), academic, tertiary children's hospital with the highest-level NICU, pediatric trauma, and surgical designations. We host numerous specialized clinics for children, including cerebral palsy, spina bifida, muscular dystrophy, brachial plexus, and complex fetal care. Our extensive referral base includes five primary counties in central Pennsylvania, as well as referrals from the extended central Pennsylvania region.

Our children s hospital is also immediately adjacent to Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, the region s tertiary care facility and adult trauma center. Potential candidates would join a large, nationally-acclaimed academic practice with strong subspecialty programs in all aspects of orthopaedic care. Our department supports an ACGME-accredited residency program as well as fellowships in foot and ankle, trauma, sports medicine, and primary care sports medicine. Pennsylvania State University, one of the top research institutions in the world, offers abundant opportunity for academic and research pursuits.

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
  • BC/BE in Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Fellowship training in Pediatric Orthopaedics required
  • Excellent patient care abilities, strong communication skills, interest in teaching and research, and a collaborative spirit
What we offer:
  • Outstanding academic program with a national reputation
  • Highly collaborative culture
  • Interaction with dynamic clinicians and researchers across departments and participation in innovative educational approaches.
  • Faculty rank commensurate with experience
  • Competitive salary and generous benefits.
What the Area Offers:

The Hershey area offers a great place to live, learn, work, play, and grow a family. Known as the home of Hershey s Chocolate and the Milton Hershey School, our community is rich in history and diverse in culture. Hershey and nearby Harrisburg offer a green, safe, picturesque, and historic environment with superb schools and ample recreational opportunities. Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington DC, and NYC are easily accessible by train and highway while Harrisburg International Airport offers direct flights to major US destinations. The area boasts a high quality of life paired with a reasonable cost of living whether you prefer a quiet rural setting, suburban neighborhood, or a thriving city atmosphere rich in theater, arts, and culture.

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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