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Penn State Health Physician Assistant Hospitalist - Acute Baby Nursery in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Penn State Health - Medical Group

Location: US:PA:Lancaster

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 1.0

Shift: Varied

Hours: Varied

Recruiter Contact: Please contact Esther Zechman at for additional information.


We are seeking an experienced Neonatal Physician Assistant for Newborn and Nursery care at Lancaster Medical Center. Responsible for direct care of newborns at the time of delivery, while rooming in with mothers after delivery, and when needed in the Acute Baby Nursery (Level 1). Clinicians in this role provide 24-hour in-house coverage (well-appointed call room available) to independently diagnose and treat acute illness as well as provide routine newborn inpatient care as part of a healthcare team. May order, perform, and interpret diagnostic tests such as lab work and x-rays and prescribe. This position affords the opportunity to focus on research and education in health promotion and disease prevention. The ideal candidate would be experienced in leading teams in neonatal resuscitation, be skilled in providing acute and routine care for newborns, and have a desire to assist in administrative and clinical transition from Level 1 Nursery to Level 2 NICU. Must have up-to-date certifications in the Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS). NICU experience at a facility with Level 2 designation or higher is required.


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

  • National Certification in State of employment or in another State with reciprocity and licensure to practice in the State of employment

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification


Penn State Health offers exceptional opportunities to learn and grow, exposure to a wide patient population, and the ability to provide individualized, innovative, and specialized care to patients in the community.

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Penn State Health offers an exceptional benefits package including medical, dental and vision with no waiting period as well as a Total Rewards Program that highlights a few of the many additional offerings below:

  • Be Well with Employee Wellness Programs, and Fitness Discounts (University Fitness Center, Peloton).

  • Be Balanced with Generous Paid Time Off, Personal Time, and Paid Parental Leave.

  • Be Secured with Retirement, Extended Illness Bank, Life Insurance, and Identity Theft Protection.

  • Be Rewarded with Competitive Pay, Tuition Reimbursement, and PAWS UP employee recognition program.

  • Be Supported by the HR Solution Center, Learning and Organizational Development and Virtual Benefits Orientation, Employee Exclusive Concierge Service for scheduling.

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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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Position Physician Assistant Hospitalist - Acute Baby Nursery

Location US:PA:Lancaster | Advanced Practice | Full Time

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