Pediatric Behavioral Developmentalist

Merritt Hawkins
Hershey, Pennsylvania
Closing date
Mar 2, 2024

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Full Time
Position Type
Job Description & Requirements
Pediatric Behavioral Developmentalist in Pennsylvania
StartDate: ASAP

The Department of Pediatrics at Penn State Health is seeking a developmental pediatrician to work six sessions per week in the outpatient clinic, seeing, on average, four to five patients per session. Providers spend about 90 minutes with new patients and 45 minutes with follow-up patients.

About Penn State Health Children's Hospital
Penn State Health Children's Hospital is the only children's hospital in southcentral Pennsylvania and maintains the region's only Level IV, state-of-the-art neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). The pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) at Penn State Health Children's Hospital received the highest rating for its care of medical, surgical, and trauma patients by the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Evaluations. This ranks the PICU among the top in the United States. The hospital is a leader in several specialties, including neonatal care, pediatric oncology, pediatric cardiology, pediatric surgery, and pediatric trauma.

Opportunity Highlights
  • Join a well-respected academic organization with the opportunity to teach and do research along with clinical responsibilities
  • Penn State Health Children's Hospital is nationally and regionally ranked (US News & World Report)
  • Highly desirable location to work, live, and raise a family
  • Option to provide a portion of telehealthcare after an initial assessment with each patient
  • Initiate and participate in clinical trials related to your specialty
  • Comprehensive benefits, including retirement plans, tuition assistance, and a relocation package

Community Highlights Live in Hershey, PA Overall Grade of A+ (Niche)
Hershey, PA, offers a great place to live, learn, work, play, and grow a family. Known as the home of the Hershey chocolate bar, Hershey's community is rich in history and diverse in culture. Located next to Pennsylvania's capital, Harrisburg, near the banks of the Susquehanna River, central Pennsylvania fosters a delightful quality of life in a picturesque environment.
  • Safe, family-friendly community
  • Experience four beautiful seasons
  • Great local schools
  • Enjoy plenty of outdoor activities hiking, biking, fishing, camping at several nearby state forests, and much more
  • Access to incredible shopping and dining, professional sports, an international airport, and more
  • Proximity to Baltimore, New York City, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, and Washington, DC.

Job Benefits

About the Company
Merritt Hawkins, an AMN Healthcare company, is a permanent physician placement service that fills more physician jobs than any other firm. In addition to being the nation s leader in physician employment search and consulting services, Merritt Hawkins also recruits and places select allied health professionals. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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