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Pediatric Pulmonology – Sleep Medicine Physician

Employer
Penn State Health
Location
Hershey, Pennsylvania
Closing date
Jun 6, 2023

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Specialty
Pulmonary Disease
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Penn State Health Children’s Hospital Division of Pediatric Pulmonology - Sleep Medicine is seeking a Pediatric Pulmonology – Sleep Medicine Physician.

 

Join our Division of Pediatric Pulmonology - Sleep Medicine now! We are committed to excellent clinical care, teaching, and research.  Interested applicants, please apply here and send CV and Cover Letter to Anderson Smith, at asmith50@pennstatehealth.psu.edu

 

  • We are a division of 9 physicians (7 full time) and 6 NP/PA’s. A full complement of ancillary staff including excellent administrative support, a social worker, dietician/nutritionist, CF nurse coordinator and other nursing support, and two clinical research nurse coordinators. Penn State Health has a 16 bed sleep lab that we share with adult medicine in which we have 4+ Pediatric beds. Currently, our staffing model has 1.4 FTE Sleep Medicine physicians and a 0.4 FTE NP staffing the sleep program. In addition, we are an accredited CF center and have programs in home ventilation, non-invasive ventilation, neuromuscular diseases, sickle cell disease, apnea, severe asthma, BPD +/- PH, aerodigestive disease, etc.  We also offer flexible fiberoptic bronchoscopy and have a dedicated procedure room for procedures.

What we’re seeking:

 

 

  • We are seeking someone trained in Pediatric Pulmonology and Pediatric sleep medicine.    M.D., D.O., or foreign equivalent Ability to acquire a license to practice in the State of Pennsylvania BC/BE An interest in research would be supported but is not required.

 

 

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 due to accommodate pediatric needs in central PA 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 17,500 people systemwide.

 

 

 

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 Lancaster Medical Center in Lancaster, Pa.; Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Center in Reading, Pa.; and more than 3,000 physicians and direct care providers at 90+ unique 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 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 $150 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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