Staff Physician - Thoracic Imaging Radiologist

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 Nabat Henderson at nhenderson1@pennstatehealth.psu.edu for additional information

 

 

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is offering an exciting opportunity for a thoracic imaging radiologist in Hershey, PA.

 

The Department of Radiology at the Penn State University College of Medicine is seeking a full-time subspecialty trained candidate in the Division of Thoracic Imaging. The Thoracic Imaging Division at Penn State is well established and comprises 4 faculty. Primary duties for this position will include interpreting chest imaging studies, including plain film, CT, and MRI. Procedural skills are considered an asset, although not a requirement for this position. The successful candidate will join our group of 45 academic faculty and awarded academic rank commensurate with experience. This is a non-tenure position.

 

A passion for teaching is essential as the education of our medical students, residents, fellows, and staff is a core value of our academic mission. There are currently 28 residents within the program. There is opportunity for development of innovative interdisciplinary clinical research through collaboration with the recently established Center for Optimizing Radiology Value (CORVA) dedicated to outcomes research in imaging, procedures, and diagnostic pathways. This Center led by our Vice Chair of Research and staffed with three full-time data analysts provides advanced data mining and analysis support for healthcare innovation and investigator initiated research projects.

 

The department has state of the art diagnostic imaging and interventional equipment including four 128 slice Siemens Flash CT scanners with CT fluoro capability, four Siemens 3.0 T clinical MRI scanners, and an additional 3T Prisma MRI unit housed in the MRI Core facility that is used for clinical research.

 

What we're offering:

 

Competitive salary and generous benefits

A collaborative environment rich with diversity

Participation in resident and medical student education

A high quality program with a national reputation for teaching, research, and state of the art patient care

Interaction with dynamic clinicians across departments and participation in innovative educational approaches

Rank commensurate with experience

 

What we're seeking:

 

M.D., D.O., or foreign equivalent

Completion of accredited residency program

Ability to acquire a license to practice in the State of Pennsylvania

BC/BE in radiology

Must be able to obtain valid federal and state narcotics certificates

 

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