Physician - Cocoa Family Medicine

Penn State Health Medical Group

Location: US:PA:Hershey
Work Type: Full Time
FTE: 1.0
Shift: Day
Hours: varied
Recruiter: Please contact Amber Winters at [email protected] for additional information.

Penn State Health Medical Group is seeking a BC/BE Family Medicine Physician to join the established clinical team at Penn State Health Medical Group – Cocoa Family Medicine located in Hershey, PA. The candidate would have the opportunity to work with a highly skilled team of three physicians and four nurse practitioners who provide exceptional care to the patients in our community.

The practice includes a diverse patient population with a wide range of ages from pediatrics to geriatrics. The practice is outpatient focused, no OB or inpatient work required, and presently there are no evening patient hours. Procedural opportunities exist. One Saturday morning in clinic required every 7-8 weeks. On-call coverage required every 8-12 weeks, with infrequent after-hours at-home phone calls (first-line nurse triage service in place).

The practice itself sits in the heart of the Hershey community in southcentral PA, with a ‘small town America’ feel to it. Hershey lies within minutes to a number of outdoor activities and cultural opportunities, including the ‘sweetest place on earth’, Hershey park. New York, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington DC are all located within 2-3 hour drive from Hershey for those interested in the culture and activities of larger cities.

What we’re seeking:

  • MD, DO, or foreign equivalent
  • Completion of accredited training program
  • Ability to acquire a license to practice in the State of Pennsylvania
  • BC/BE in Family Medicine
  • Must be able to obtain valid federal and state narcotics certificates

About Penn State Health:

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.

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