Complex Care Pediatrician - Complex and Palliative Care Division

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Location: US:PA:Hershey
Work Type: Full Time
FTE: 1.0
Shift: Day
Hours: 40
Recruiter: Please contact Anderson Smith at asmith50@pennstatehealth.psu.edu for additional information.

Penn State Health Children’s Hospital Division of Complex and Palliative Care –Complex Care Program is seeking a Complex Care Pediatrician.

Join our Complex Care program now! We are committed to excellent clinical care and teaching. Interested applicants, please send CV and Cover Letter to Anderson Smith, at asmith50@pennstatehealth.psu.edu

Our Complex Care Program is a group of:

  • 1 full time physician
  • 1 full-time Physician Assistant
  • 2 full-time Nurse Coordinators (RN)
  • Excellent administrative support

We provide:

  • Primary care medical home for children with medical complexity.
    • Criteria:
    • Children birth to 18 with severe chronic illness involving 3 or more organ systems
    • Reliance on medical technology (GT, tracheostomy, home ventilation, indwelling central line, ostomy)
  • Outpatient care with excellent continuity for routine and ill visits
  • Inpatient consultation with inpatient team for existing patients
  • Care coordination for the complex medical needs of patients
  • Education for families and health care providers

What we're seeking:

  • We are seeking someone board certified in general pediatrics with experience caring for medically complex children.
  • M.D., D.O., or foreign equivalent
  • Ability to acquire a license to practice in the State of Pennsylvania BC/BE
  • Someone interested in teaching.
  • An interest in research would be supported but is not required.

Opportunity highlight:

  • 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 (which just underwent a vertical expansion to accommodate pediatric needs in Central Pennsylvania) is located in Hershey, which is near Harrisburg (our state capital). Hershey and the surrounding area is a safe, family-friendly location, with access to excellent public schools. Our local neighborhoods boast a reasonable cost of living, whether you prefer a more suburban setting or a 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.

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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Union: Non Bargained