Physician Assistant - Pediatrics Pulmonary

Penn State Health - Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Location: US:PA:Hershey
Work Type: Full Time
FTE: 1.0
Shift: Varied
Hours: Varied
Recruiter: Please contact Esther Zechman at [email protected] for additional information.


This new Physician Assistant  position will provide comprehensive high quality care to Pediatric Pulmonary Sleep Medicine patients as part of the outpatient Pediatric Pulmonary team and will include hold 6 clinic sessions a week for sleep disorder patients including sleep apnea on positive airway pressure (PAP). This APP will need to provide orders for PAP therapy, review and sign all DME and home health orders, follow up therapy compliance with electronic logs, and respond to all Pediatric EMR messages and phone calls. Compliance downloads can be pulled online to monitor compliance. This monitoring and additional adjustments are required outside of regular appointment times. Due to the amount of work required outside of regular appointment times for these patients this APP will have 6 clinic sessions a week instead of the typical 8 clinic sessions a week. This position will be Monday – Friday, dayshift only. No call, no weekends, no major holidays.


  • Graduate of an AMA approved Physician Assistant Program or baccalaureate or higher degree program that meets licensure requirements in the State of Pennsylvania required.
  • National Certification in Pennsylvania or in another State with reciprocity and licensure to practice in Pennsylvania required.
  • Relevant experience preferred.

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