Penn State Health Staff Physician - Pediatric Neurologist in Hershey, Pennsylvania

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Location: US:PA:Hershey

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 1.0

Shift: Varied

Hours: 8-5 and call

Recruiter: Please contact Patty Shipton at for additional information

The Penn State Children’s Hospital has an opportunity for a Pediatric Neurologist in our Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Neurology.

What we're seeking:

Medical degree - MD, DO, or foreign equivalent

BC/BE in Pediatric Neurology

Ability to read EEGs required

Interest in general clinical pediatric neurology and/or Pediatric Neurology subspecialty

Developing or established record of scholarship

Excellent patient care abilities and interest in teaching

What we're offering:

Non-tenure track appointment at the assistant/associate/professor level, dependent on qualifications

Primary appointment in Pediatrics with the potential for a joint appointment in Neurology

High quality academic and clinical program

Interaction with dynamic clinicians and participation in innovative educational approaches

Excellent Junior Faculty Development Program

Competitive salary and generous benefits package

Position Highlights:

The position can be tailored to the interests and background of the candidate. Responsibilities include outpatient evaluations, inpatient consultation, reading of EEGs, and on-call coverage limited to pediatric neurology. The Penn State Health Children’s Hospital has a very strong hospitalist service to provide continuity and coordination of inpatient care in a collaborative manner. The Division of Pediatric Neurology is in the Department of Pediatrics with a strong affiliation with the Department of Neurology.

Area Highlights Include:

Hershey is a suburban community of 20,000 in a metropolitan area of 400,000 in one of the fastest growing regions in the state. Penn State Children’s Hospital at the Hershey Medical Center is approximately twelve miles from Harrisburg, the state capital, and is one of the largest employers in the Commonwealth.

Interested candidates, please send CV and cover letter to Patty Shipton, FASPR, at . Applications received until position is filled.

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 14,000 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 St. Joseph Medical Center in Reading, Pa., and more than 2,000 physicians and direct care providers at more than 100 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 $90 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 an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please call 717-531-8440 between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday - Friday, email or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance.

Union: Non bargained