Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology Opportunity with Penn State Health

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

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Specialty
Obstetrics
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is seeking an exceptional clinician to join the Department of Women's Health as Assistant Professor / Associate Professor / Professor with expertise in Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology.  This person will be based at the Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center with an academic appointment at the Penn State College of Medicine.

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology encompasses the full range of subspecialties including specialists in Academic General Obstetrics and Gynecology (Women’s Health), Family Planning, Maternal Fetal Medicine, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Gynecologic Oncology and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. The Department has an excellent relationship with Pediatric Endocrinology and Adolescent Medicine, including shared clinic time with board-certified Adolescent Medicine physicians and a robust adolescent and young adult gender dysphoria research and clinical care group. There is extensive opportunity for research and clinical collaboration across disciplines.
The Assistant / Associate Professor of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology will be responsible for providing evidence-based, multidisciplinary care for patients requiring pediatric gynecology services, educating the next generation of leaders in obstetrics and gynecology and contributing to investigation and discovery in the area of pediatric gynecology.

Position Highlights

  • Participation in the design, implementation and iteration of a value-based care in the area of pediatric and adolescent gynecology
  • Fostering care integration across the community and within hospital facilities at Penn State Health which currently includes 4 other hospitals in addition to the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center with a 5th hospital opening in late 2022.
  • Develop and build a focus of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology within the Division of Women’s Health with appropriate medical and surgical services
  • Participation in the development of cross-continuum, multidisciplinary care pathways for priority areas based on best-available clinical evidence, including referral guidelines for primary care providers and management guidelines for post-acute providers
  • Partnering with reproductive endocrinology and the cancer center to facilitate the development of a robust and comprehensive onco-fertility program
  • Developing partnerships with referring physicians, hospitals, and post-acute providers in South Central Pennsylvania
  • Training and mentoring medical students, residents and fellows on new models of care and clinical practice
  • Collaborating with other departments and at the Penn State College of Medicine and across the Penn State University system on multidisciplinary research.
  • Participating in the Labor and Delivery call pool at M.S. Hershey Medical Center


What we’re seeking:

  • MD, DO, or foreign equivalent
  • Completion of accredited training program
  • BC/BE OBGYN with fellowship training in Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology
  • Eligible for appointment as an Assistant/Associate Professor/Professor
  • Commitment to leadership and achievement in academic medicine
  • Evidence of scholarly productivity
  • Ability to acquire a license to practice in the State of Pennsylvania
  • Must be able to obtain valid federal and state narcotics certificates

Community

  • Hershey is a suburban community in a metropolitan area and is one of the fastest growing regions in the state
  • The area offers excellent public schools with many ranking in the top 100 in the state
  • Hershey is approximately 12 miles from Harrisburg, the state capital, in close proximity to numerous recreational activities and parks and within a short train ride or drive to New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC, and Baltimore.

About Us

  • Penn State Health is a multi-hospital health system serving patients and communities across 29 counties of Pennsylvania. Its mission is to continually improve the health and well-being of the people of Pennsylvania, and beyond.
  • The system includes Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State Health Children's Hospital, and Penn State Cancer Institute based in Hershey, Pa.; Penn State Health Hampden Medical Center in Enola, Pa.; Penn State Health Holy Spirit Medical Center in Camp Hill, Pa.; Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Center in Reading, Pa.; Penn State Heath Lancaster Medical Center (scheduled to open in Lancaster County in Fall 2022); and 126 practices in 94 unique outpatient locations spanning 10 counties. Penn State Health employs more than 17,000 people, including 2400 physicians and advanced practice providers. Additionally, the system jointly operates various health care providers, including Penn State Health Rehabilitation Hospital, Hershey Outpatient Surgery Center, Hershey Endoscopy Center, the Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute and Cancer Care Partnership with Mount Nittany Health.
  • 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 $155 million in funded research and more than 1,700 students and trainees in medicine, nursing, and other health care 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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