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Pediatric Cardiologist

Penn State Health Physician Recruitment
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Closing date
Jan 16, 2025

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Full Time
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Penn State Health Children s Heart Group is seeking a dedicated outpatient pediatric cardiologist who has the desire to develop a community-based practice that will align itself with local hospitals and neonatology practices, provide personalized services to pediatricians and family practice providers in these communities, and grow the practice in these cities. The intention is for the successful applicant to reside in Lancaster, or a nearby community.

Join our Division of Pediatric Cardiology now! We are committed to excellent clinical care, teaching, and research. Interested applicants, please apply here and send CV and Cover Letter to John P. Breinholt, MD Professor and Chief, Pediatric Cardiology

Our team of providers consists of 12 board-certified pediatric cardiologists, 6 adult congenital cardiologists, 5 advanced practice providers and support staff. Our cardiologists have expertise in pediatric cardiology, adult congenital heart disease (ACHD), interventional cardiology, cardiac imaging and MRI, fetal cardiology, electrophysiology, preventive cardiology, and telemedicine

We have state of the art facilities in these communities, supported by APPs, echo sonographers, and close alignment to the specialized services provided at the medical center, including: exercise physiology, electrophysiology, interventional cardiology, and cardiac surgery. We are closely aligned with the ACHA accredited Adult Congenital Heart Disease program who provide outreach services to these areas. There is an ACGME accredited fellowship program that accepts one fellow per year.

  • The ideal candidate has at least one to three years of clinical experience and demonstrated excellence in outpatient pediatric cardiology care
  • Supported by on-site clinical support staff and sonography services
  • Academic position as an assistant or associate professor of pediatrics at Penn State College of Medicine
  • Team providing full-service congenital heart disease care, including complex neonatal surgery; catheterization and electrophysiology procedures
  • The Echocardiography laboratory at Penn State Children s Hospital is accredited in pediatric transthoracic, pediatric transesophageal and fetal echocardiography
  • Fetal cardiology abilities are desirable, but not required. Fetal cardiologists provide services to these areas at present, however a cardiologist with this skill set would be able to utilize it in this practice location.
  • Opportunity to participate in the inpatient service is optional, based on applicant preference.

What we re seeking:

  • We are seeking someone BC/BE trained in Pediatric Cardiology.
  • M.D., D.O., or foreign equivalent
  • Candidates must be board certified or board eligible in pediatric cardiology and able to obtain an unrestricted PA license.
  • BLS and PALS certification is 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:

Penn State Health has opened a new pediatric outpatient center in Lancaster. The new 47,000-square-foot Penn State Health Children s Lancaster Pediatric Center opened in 2022, and houses more than 40 exam and consultation rooms. It provides a full spectrum of care for children including 20 medical and surgical pediatric specialty and subspecialty services. It also offers consultations with psychiatrists and behavioral health specialists.

Forbes magazine describes Lancaster as a newly hip Victorian city just three hours from New York City is still one of the U.S. s best kept secrets. The center of Amish country is bucolic but boasts a bustling food scene and is quickly becoming a cultural hotbed. The architecture is the real star, so explore the alleys and cobblestone streets by foot, checking out the many repurposed old warehouses that house thriving businesses... The arts are central to Lancaster s growth, notably the stunning Fulton Theatre and neighboring Prince Street, Lancaster s gallery row, which pulses with art on summer first Fridays.

This is an opportunity to direct program growth in one of our population centers, and tailor a practice to your expertise and interests. Neighboring cities are also potential areas of growth.

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 18,000 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.; Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute, an 89-bed psychiatric hospital in Harrisburg, Pa., and 2,450+ physicians and direct care providers at 225 outpatient practices. Additionally, the system jointly operates various healthcare providers, including Penn State Health Rehabilitation Hospital, Hershey Outpatient Surgery Center and Hershey Endoscopy Center.

In 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.

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