Staff Physician - PSHMG Cancer Service Mt Nittany JV

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

 

Location:  US:PA:State College

Work Type:  Full Time

FTE:  1.0

Shift:  Day

Hours:  Day, 8hr shifts

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

 

Job Summary:

 

CANCER CARE PARTNERSHIP, a joint venture of Mount Nittany Health and Penn State Hershey Cancer Institute, is seeking a full-time BC/BE Medical Oncologist to join its team. This unique position affords candidates an opportunity to practice community clinical oncology in conjunction with an academic appointment. The ideal candidate should have a strong interest and commitment to building a community-based practice and program. In addition, the candidate will have the opportunity to develop as a member of the Cancer Institute's faculty. This includes participation in clinical research, teaching, and the development of an academic environment for an emerging regional healthcare campus.

 

CANCER CARE PARTNERSHIP provides state-of-the-art, personalized care for outpatient hematology, medical oncology and infusion services in a newly constructed facility. Patients benefit from the combined resources and expertise of Mount Nittany Health, the community's trusted healthcare provider, and Penn State Hershey Medical Center, the region's academic health center.

 

State College, affectionately called "Happy Valley," is home to the Pennsylvania State University, one of the nation's largest educational institutions. Individuals and families alike will find countless options for dining, theatre, nightlife, sports, shopping, outdoor recreation and more. University Park Airport is located only five miles from the town and State College's location offers easy access to Interstate travel. Excellent schools, affordable real estate and a safe friendly community make this area perfect for those looking to advance their career and enhance their personal or family's lifestyle. Successful candidates will receive a highly competitive salary and benefit package.

 

Job Requirements:

 

Medical degree - M.D., D.O. or foreign equivalent.

Completion of an accredited residency program.

Licensed for the practice of medicine in the State of Pennsylvania.

Board certification/eligibility in Medical Oncology.

 

 

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