In conjunction with the expansion of our pediatric inpatient and partial hospitalization services, the Department of Psychiatry at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is seeking a child/adolescent psychiatrist to work in the inpatient or outpatient setting at the Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute (PPI), our clinical partner. Primary clinical focus is working with children and adolescents in the outpatient setting but opportunities for care across the lifespan in a variety of settings exist if interested. This is a full time position that includes a faculty appointment within the Department of Psychiatry at the Penn State College of Medicine. Ample opportunities for teaching medical trainees of all levels exist, as well as the capacity for other scholarly and administrative activities. There are minimal on-call requirements with additional compensation for extra call.
We are a growing, vibrant department in a strong academic medical center. We host specialty clinical and research programs, including research that crosses the translational spectrum. Our educational programs include adult psychiatry residency, child fellowship, psychology internship, externship and post-doctoral fellows. We have a strong collaboration with basic and clinical science in other neuroscience disciplines across several Penn State campuses.
With our clinical partner, the Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute, the Department staffs several outpatient and partial hospital programs for children and adults, 89 inpatient beds, ECT and other neuromodulation services, specialty sleep and eating-disorders programs, and expanding psychiatric consultation and integrated care programs for Hershey Medical Center.
Board eligibility in child and adolescent psychiatry is required with certification within 6 years of hire. May be eligible for J-1 waiver.
Successful candidates should have strong teaching as well as clinical skills and, optimally, potential for scientific and scholarly achievement. We offer an attractive compensation package commensurate with qualifications. Tenure-track positions are possible.
Central Pennsylvania fosters a delightful quality of life, with ready access to major metropolitan areas like D.C., Baltimore, Philadelphia, and NYC, while placing you in a picturesque and historic environment, with superb schools and varied recreation.
About Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State College of Medicine and Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital are committed to enhancing the quality of life through improved health, the professional preparation of those who will serve the health needs of others, and the discovery of knowledge that will benefit all.Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is a 551-bed Level I regional t...rauma center. As Central Pennsylvania’s only academic medical center and home to Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital and Penn State College of Medicine, we are looked to as a resource for the most complex adult and pediatric cases. We have earned ANCC Magnet Recognition, which confirms our commitment to provide a professional environment that supports staff development and quality patient care.