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Penn State Health Staff Physician - Neurointensivist in Hershey, Pennsylvania

Neurointensivist - Department of Neurosurgery - Penn State Health

The Department of Neurosurgery at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is seeking a full time Neurointensivist

Opportunity Details:

  • Join highly ranked Neurosurgery program known for research, collaborative faculty, and Neurosurgery training programs
  • Academic practice position specializing in Neurocritical care
  • It is expected that approximately 25% of the faculty member's clinical activity will be as a Neurointensivist with 75% of clinical activity being devoted to a general and/or subspecialty operative neurosurgery practice
  • Will serve as a mentor for residents in the Penn State Neurosurgery residency program and fellows in the Penn State CAST accredited Neurocritical Care fellowship
  • Benefits include: Vacation time, 10 days of CME, 401k match up to 10%

Position Requirements:

  • Medical degree - M.D., M.D./Ph.D. or foreign equivalent
  • Must be BC/BE in Neurosurgery with completion of CAST approved (or equivalent) Neurocritical Care fellowship
  • A track record of academic productivity and clinical excellence is required


  • Hershey is a suburban community in a metropolitan area and is one of the fastest growing regions in the state
  • US News recently rated Harrisburg the Best Place to Live in Pennsylvania and 44th among the nation's best places to live
  • The area offers excellent schools with Derry Township, Lower Dauphin, and Palmyra school districts ranked 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

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.

For more information, please contact:

Robert E. Harbaugh, MD, FAANS, FACS, FAHA

Senior Vice President, Penn State Health Faculty Medical Group

Distinguished Professor and Chair, Department of Neurosurgery

Professor, Department of Engineering Science & Mechanics

C/o Ashley Nippert, Physician recruiter at (

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