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Penn State Health Staff Physician - General Pediatrics in Hershey, Pennsylvania

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Penn State Health - Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Location: US:PA:Hershey

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 1.0

Shift: Varied

Hours: Monday-Friday, Weekends

Recruiter: Please contact Anderson Smith at for additional information.

Penn State Health Children’s Hospital Division of Academic General Pediatrics is seeking a General Pediatrician with academic and patient care interests.

Our Division has over 30 providers and is committed to excellent clinical care, teaching, and research. Interested applicants, please send CV and Cover Letter to Anderson Smith, at

  • Our Division’s responsibilities include 3 patient care offices in Hershey, Elizabethtown, and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Some Division members attend on the newborn nursery service in the Children’s Hospital.

  • A full complement of ancillary staff including excellent administrative support, a social worker, and care coordination.

The Division also has:

  • Programs/expertise in Lactation, Integrative Medicine, Neonatology follow-up, and Tic and Movement Disorders.

  • An extensive portfolio of clinical and translational research.

  • Extensive opportunities in pediatric education. The Division is home to the Pediatric Residency Program Director, Associate Director, and the Associate Director for a T32-funded Primary Care Research Fellowship.

What we’re seeking:

  • Candidates should be board certified/board eligible in general pediatrics with academic interests

  • MD, D.O., or foreign equivalent

  • Ability to acquire a license to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

  • An interest in research would be supported but is not required

Opportunity highlights:

  • Competitive salary and benefits

  • Sign-on bonus and relocation assistance

  • CME time and funds

  • LTD and Life insurance, and so much more

  • Penn State University tuition discount for employees and dependents

Area highlights:

Our freestanding Children’s Hospital just underwent a vertical expansion due to accommodate pediatric needs in Central Pennsylvania. It is located near Harrisburg (our state capital) and is a safe, family-friendly location, with access to excellent public schools. In Hershey, Pennsylvania our local neighborhoods boast a reasonable cost of living whether you prefer a more suburban setting or a thriving city rich in theater, arts, and culture. Known as the 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, New York City, Baltimore, and Washington DC. We're proud of our community involvement and encourage you to learn more about our organization.

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

Position Staff Physician - General PediatricsLocation US:PA:HersheyReq ID 15279