Staff Physician - Hematology/Oncology

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

 

Location:  US:PA:Hershey

Work Type:  Full Time

FTE:  1.0

Shift:  Day

Hours:  8a-5p

Recruiter:  Please contact Erica Moyer at egeist@pennstatehealth.psu.edu for additional information

 

What we're offering:

 

The Division of Hematology/Oncology and Penn State Cancer Institute, Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, located in Hershey, Pennsylvania, seeks to recruit a Medical Oncologist, with focus on solid tumor malignancies. Primary responsibilities include patient care, clinical/translational research, and medical student, resident and fellow education in an ACGME-accredited fellowship program with appointment at the Assistant /Associate Professor level. The candidate will have the opportunity to interact with outstanding clinical, basic science and population science departments. The Penn State Cancer Institute is a CoC-accredited and ACR accredited cancer program and the only comprehensive cancer center in central PA and provides a robust infrastructure for clinical trials and translational research facilities and has recently acquired a MRIdian Linac that will take our cancer treatment to a new level of precision and accuracy.

 

Hershey, PA offers a great place to live, learn, work, play and grow a family. Known as the home of the Hershey chocolate bar, Hershey's community is rich in history and diverse in culture. Located next to Pennsylvania’s capital, Harrisburg, near the banks of the Susquehanna River, central Pennsylvania fosters a delightful quality of life, with ready access to major metropolitan areas like D.C., Baltimore, Philadelphia, and NYC, while placing you in a picturesque and historic environment, with superb schools and ample recreational opportunities. The area boasts a reasonable cost of living whether you prefer a quiet suburban setting or thriving city atmosphere rich in theater, arts, and culture. We're proud of our community involvement and encourage you to learn more about our organization at https://www.pennstatehealth.org/.

 

What we're seeking:

 

Appropriate candidates must possess a MD, DO, or foreign equivalent and be board certified/eligible in Hematology/Oncology and completed Fellowship training in Hematology/Oncology at an accredited institution. Candidates must have or be able to acquire a license to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with experience.

 

To apply, please send a CV and letter of interest to:

 

Erica Geist, Physician Recruiter

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Email: egeist@pennstatehealth.psu.edu

 

 

 

About Penn State's Cancer Institute:

 

The Penn State Cancer Institute, located on the campus of Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, is committed to fighting cancer on every front: through education and prevention, early detection and diagnosis, effective treatment, and survivorship programs and includes a Care Center offering behavioral health, financial counseling and navigation services for whole patient treatment. The Cancer Institute has three research programs focused on the themes of Cancer Control, Next Generation Therapies and Mechanisms of Carcinogenesis and is a very visible part of a nationally ranked Children’s Hospital that greatly benefits from local philanthropy through THON and Four Diamonds.

 

 

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 16,800 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.; Penn State Health Hampden Medical Center in Enola, Pa., and more than 3,000 physicians and direct care providers at more than 90+ unique 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.

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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