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Division Chief Pediatric Surgery

Company: Penn State Health Physician Recruitment
Location: Hershey
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center--has an opportunity for a--Pediatric Surgeon/Division Chief in the Department of Surgery, Division of Pediatric Surgery.
Opportunity Details

  • Join a team of 6 Pediatric Surgeons and 3 Advanced Practice Providers at Penn State Children's Hospital which features the only level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) between Pittsburgh and Philadelphia.
  • High quality academic and clinical program.
  • Pediatric surgeons take after-hours call exclusively for the Children's Hospital.
  • Appointment will be based upon qualifications.
    • Medical degree - MD, DO, or foreign equivalent.
    • Fellowship trained, BC/BE in Pediatric Surgery.
    • Minimum 5 years pediatric surgeon experience.
    • Currently holds the rank of Associate Professor or higher.
    • Proven leadership experience in an academic healthcare environment.
    • A strong commitment to patient care, medical student and resident education and research/scholarly activity is necessary.
      Penn State Health
      • Penn State Health is a multi-hospital health system serving patients and communities across central Pennsylvania.
      • The Children's Hospital celebrated a new era of patient and family centered care with the completion of a three-floor vertical expansion in October 2020 to meet the needs of children and families in central Pennsylvania who count on us for care. As the only children's hospital between Pittsburgh and Philadelphia fully equipped to treat the most severely ill children, Penn State Health Children's Hospital expanded our role as the region's pediatric health care leader.--
      • Among the first hospitals in the nation to be named a Level 1 Children's Surgery Center by the American College of Surgeons Children's Surgery Verification Program.
      • We are the only medical facility in Pennsylvania to be accredited as a Level 1 pediatric trauma center and Level 1 adult trauma center.
      • The system includes--,--and----based in Hershey, Pa.;----in Enola, Pa.;----in Camp Hill, Pa.;----in Lancaster, Pa.;----in Reading, Pa.;--, a specialty provider of inpatient and outpatient behavioral health services, in Harrisburg, Pa.; and 2,450+ physicians and direct care providers at 225 outpatient practices. Additionally, the system jointly operates various healthcare providers, including--,----and--.
        • Hershey is a suburban community in a metropolitan area and is one of the fastest growing regions in the state.
        • The area offers excellent public schools with many districts ranking in the top 100 in the state.
        • Hershey is approximately 12 miles from Harrisburg, the state capital, and within a short train ride or drive to New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC, and Baltimore.
          To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Patty Shipton, CPRP, Senior Physician Recruiter, at-- or apply online at
          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 perspective 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.

Keywords: Penn State Health Physician Recruitment, Harrisburg , Division Chief Pediatric Surgery, Healthcare , Hershey, Pennsylvania

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