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Academic Pediatric Surgeon Opportunity in South Central PA

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Penn State Health Children's Hospital
Hershey, Pennsylvania, United States
17 days ago

Description

Academic Pediatric Surgeon Opportunity in South Central PA.

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Penn State Health Children’s Hospital has an opportunity for a Pediatric Surgeon in the Department of Surgery, Division of Pediatric Surgery. 

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Opportunity Details 

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  • Join a team of 7 Pediatric Surgeons and 3 Advanced practice providers at Penn State Children’s Hospital which features the only level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) between Pittsburgh and Philadelphia 
  • Pediatric surgeons take after-hours call exclusively for the Children’s Hospital 
  • Appointment will be at the assistant/associate professor level, dependent on qualifications 
  • High quality academic and clinical program 
  • Excellent Junior Faculty Development Program  

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Requirements 

  • Medical degree – MD, DO, or foreign equivalent 
  • BC/BE in Pediatric Surgery 
  • Focus on neonatal, fetal or oncology care desired 
  • A strong commitment to patient care, medical student and resident education and research/scholarly activity is necessary 

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Penn State Health 

  • Penn State Health is multi-hospital health system serving patients and communities across central Pennsylvania.  
  • The Children’s Hospital celebrated a new era of patient and family centered care with the completion of a three-floor vertical expansion in October 2020 to meet the needs of children and families in central Pennsylvania who count on us for care. As the only children's hospital between Pittsburgh and Philadelphia fully equipped to treat the most severely ill children, Penn State Health Children's Hospital expanded our role as the region's pediatric health care leader.  
  • Among the first hospitals in the nation to be named a Level 1 Children’s Surgery Center by the American College of Surgeons Children’s Surgery Verification Program.  
  • We are the only medical facility in Pennsylvania to be accredited as both a Level 1 pediatric trauma center a Level 1 adult trauma center. 
  • The system includes Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical CenterPenn 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 St. Joseph Medical Center in Reading, Pa.; and more than 3,000 physicians and direct care providers at more than 126 outpatient practices in 94 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 the Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute

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Community 

  • Hershey is a suburban community in a metropolitan area and is one of the fastest growing regions in the state. 
  • The area offers excellent public schools with many districts ranking in the top 100 in the state.  
  • Hershey is approximately 12 miles from Harrisburg, the state capital, and within a short train ride or drive to New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC, and Baltimore. 

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To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Ashley Nippert at anippert@pennstatehealth.psu.edu 

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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. 



Job Information

  • Job ID: 59345860
  • Location:
    Hershey, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Company Name: Penn State Health Children's Hospital
  • Position Title: Academic Pediatric Surgeon Opportunity in South Central PA
  • Job Function: Surgery,
    Pediatrics
  • Job Type: Full-Time
Hershey , PA ,

Penn State Health is a multi-hospital health system serving patients and communities across 29 counties in central Pennsylvania. It employs more than 14,500 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 St. Joseph Medical Center in Reading, Pa.; and more than 2,000 physicians and direct care providers at 127 medical office sites. Additionally, the system jointly operates variou...

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