PHD - Pediatric Development Medicine

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

 

Location:  US:PA:Hershey

Work Type:  Full Time

FTE:  1.0

Shift:  Day

Hours:  Day

 

Penn State Health Children’s Hospital Division of Developmental Medicine is seeking a Clinical Pediatric Neuropsychologist.

 

Join our Division of Developmental Medicine – as a Clinical Pediatric Neuropsychologist Medicine now! We are committed to excellent clinical care, teaching, and research. Interested applicants, please apply and send your CV and Cover Letter to Anderson Smith, Physician Recruiter at asmith50@pennstatehealth.psu.edu

 

Penn State Hershey and Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics is accepting applications for a highly motivated and dedicated, full-time, Clinical Pediatric Neuropsychologist. This is primarily a clinical position for an APA, Division 40-trained pediatric neuropsychologist with a background in autism and developmental disabilities providing neuropsychological screenings and evaluations within the division of Developmental Medicine. Competency in skills for ages 1-16 is expected. The candidate should have specific experience in assessing patients with autism and ADHD as this will be a primary responsibility. Although the position is a clinical position, exceptional opportunities exist for research. Experienced candidates with multidisciplinary team, including physicians and therapy services, are desired. All candidates must have a Ph.D. or Psy.D. from an APA-accredited clinical psychology program meeting Division 40 (Neuropsychology), an APA-accredited internship, and postdoctoral specialty training in clinical neuropsychology with experience in autism and developmental disabilities. Licensure or license-eligibility in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is required.

 

Penn State Health Children’s Hospital Division of Pediatric Developmental Medicine:

 

We are a division of 2 physicians

1 Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

A full complement of ancillary staff including excellent administrative support, a nurse coordinator and other nursing support, Psychometrist, educational specialist and speech pathologist.

 

What we're seeking:

 

We are seeking APA, Division 40-trained pediatric neuropsychologist with a background in autism and developmental disabilities.

Ph.D. or Psy.D. from an APA-accredited clinical psychology program meeting Division 40 (Neuropsychology)

Ability to acquire a license to practice in the State of Pennsylvania BC/BE

 

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 (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

 

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 16,500 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 Holy Spirit Medical Center in Camp Hill, Pa.; Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Center in Reading, Pa., and more than 2,300 physicians and direct care providers at more than 125 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 $100 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. 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 hrsolutions@pennstatehealth.psu.edu or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance.

 

Union:  Non bargained