Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Work Type: Full Time
The section of Palliative Medicine at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State College of Medicine (Hershey, PA) seeks a Palliative Care physician. This is a fixed- term position for a board-certified/board eligible Hospice/Palliative Medicine. Rank and pay commensurate with experience. Candidates will join an academic program dedicated to comprehensive care for people with serious illness and medical education.
This position involves inpatient palliative care consultation in a >600-bed adult hospital in collaboration with a fully staffed interdisciplinary team including spiritual care, social work and nursing. Outpatient palliative clinic is an option dependent on the candidate’s interests and skills. This role also includes teaching of medical students, residents and fellows and the opportunity to pursue scholarly interests.
Located in a safe family-friendly setting, Hershey, PA, our local neighborhoods boast a reasonable cost of living whether you prefer a more suburban setting or thriving city rich in theater, arts, and culture. Known for 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.
Appropriate candidates must possess a MD, DO, or foreign equivalent, BC/BE Hospice/Palliative Medicine, and must have or be able to acquire a license to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
For additional information, please contact: Heather Peffley, Physician Recruiter at firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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Union: Non bargained