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Penn State Health Advanced Practice Clinician Fellow - Neonatology in Hershey, Pennsylvania

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 Esther Zechman at for additional information


The Penn State Hershey Medical Center Children’s Hospital Advanced Practice Fellowship will be a 12 month post graduate neonatal-perinatal medicine fellowship that will educate highly qualified certified physician assistants and nurse practitioners to become competent, proficient, and compassionate neonatal providers. Through didactics and direct patient care, the fellow will obtain superior clinical skills allowing them to thrive in a fast paced critical care setting. This fellowship promotes a smooth transition to clinical practice by way of a multi-disciplinary healthcare approach among a team of skilled healthcare providers and collaboration with various other specialties.

The Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine APC fellow will be provided with experience and education in various departments including the neonatal intensive care unit, newborn nursery, NICU bedside nursing, NICU high risk developmental clinic, maternal fetal medicine, pediatric radiology, pediatric cardiology, pediatric cardiothoracic surgery, pediatric surgery, and pediatric pulmonology. The APC fellow will also be provided experience in the simulation lab. The Penn State Hershey Medical Center is a tertiary care teaching hospital designated as a level IV neonatal intensive care unit providing the highest care to patients from surrounding areas. Advanced technology, appropriate facilities, and a modern approach to healthcare delivery will provide fellows with the resources needed to become a well-rounded provider who is a leader in the area of neonatal medicine.

APC fellows will participate in weekly neonatal lectures in conjunction with the medical fellowship program. APC fellows will also participate in weekly neonatal morbidity and mortality conferences, perinatal lectures, weekly journal clubs, and weekly neonatology lectures given by the experienced members of the division.


Masters Degree in Nursing and currently licensed to practice as a CRNP by Pennsylvania Board of Nurse Examiners required OR

Graduate of an AMA approved Physician Assistant Program or baccalaureate or higher degree program that meets licensure requirements in the State of Pennsylvania required and

National Certification in Pennsylvania or in another State with reciprocity and licensure to practice in Pennsylvania required.

GPA 3.5 and over required

Current PALS, ACLS, and BLS certifications required

Outstanding recommendations from clinical preceptors, program directors, or professional work experience required

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.

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Union: Non Bargained