Pediatrician

Employer
Penn State Health Physician Recruitment
Location
Hershey, Pennsylvania
Closing date
Aug 16, 2023

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Specialty
Pediatrics
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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Penn State Health General Pediatrics at the Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and Penn State Children's Hospital is seeking an experienced General Pediatrician to serve the student population at the Milton Hershey School Located in Hershey, Pa.

Join us now! We are committed to excellent clinical care, teaching. Interested applicants, please apply here and send CV and Cover Letter to Anderson Smith, at asmith50@pennstatehealth.psu.edu

Opportunity highlights:

This physician will join a growing department that provides primary and specialty care at multiple locations across Central Pennsylvania with a strong educational and research portfolio. This unique role will support the Milton Hershey School. Milton Hershey School is one of the country s best independent schools. It offers life-changing opportunities and experiences that other schools simply cannot. Everything is provided at no cost to students, thanks to the generosity of Milton and Catherine Hershey.

What we re seeking:

  • The ideal candidate will have solid training and post-training experience as a General Pediatrician with additional interests in education, preventative pediatrics, mental health care and ADHD
  • Applicants will need to have a strong background and interest in school based health, policy creation and general pediatrics
  • Applicants will need to have a strong background and interest in school based health, policy creation and general pediatrics
  • , D.O., or foreign equivalent
  • Ability to acquire a license to practice in the State of Pennsylvania BC/BE

Opportunity highlights:

  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Sign on bonus and Relocation assistance,
  • CME time and funds,
  • LTD and Life insurance, and so much more!
  • Penn State University tuition discount for employees and dependents

Area highlights:

Our freestanding Children s Hospital just underwent a vertical expansion to accommodate pediatric needs in central PA and is located near Harrisburg (our state capital) and is a safe, family-friendly location, with access to excellent public schools. 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 as the 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. We're proud of our community involvement and encourage you to learn more about our organization.

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 16,500 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 Holy Spirit Medical Center in Camp Hill, Pa. and Penn State Health Hampden Medical Center; Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Center in Reading, Pa.; and more than 2,300 physicians and direct care providers at more than 125 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 $100 million in funded research and more than 1,700 students and trainees in medicine, nursing, other health professions and biomedical research.

This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position s responsibilities.

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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