Inspiring Position with Palliative Care Medicine at Penn State Health
Penn State Health
September 26, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Palliative Medicine at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State College of Medicine (Hershey, PA) seeks a Palliative Care physician. The successful candidate will join a well-established interdisciplinary team. The position offers inpatient and/or outpatient palliative care with opportunities for teaching, research and collaboration with community hospices. The team enjoys flexible scheduling, strong institutional relationships and opportunities for continued growth. Faculty will have teaching responsibilities for medical students, residents and Hospice & Palliative Medicine fellows. Rank and pay commensurate with experience.
The successful candidate will join an academic department dedicated to education, innovation, leadership and work among highly qualified, friendly colleagues who foster excellent opportunities for career development. A section of the Division of Internal Medicine, the Palliative program benefits from research support and Department of Medicine incentive programs.
Located in a safe family-friendly setting, Hershey, PA, our local neighborhoods boast a reasonable cost of living whether you prefer a more suburban setting or thriving community rich in theater, arts, and culture. Known for 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, NYC, Baltimore, and Washington DC.
Penn State Health is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce. Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled.
Appropriate candidates must possess:
MD, DO, or foreign equivalent;
BC/BE Hospice/Palliative Medicine;
Ability to acquire a license to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Penn State Health is a multi-hospital health system serving patients and communities across central Pennsylvania.
The system includes Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Center in Reading, Pa., Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State Children’s Hospital, Penn State Cancer Institute, and Penn State Health Rehabilitation Hospital (jointly owned), based in Hershey, Pa., as well as more than 1,300 physicians and direct care providers at 78 medical office locations. The system also has jointly owned health care providers, including Hershey Outpatient Surgery Center, Hershey Endoscopy Center, Horizon Home Healthcare and the Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute.
Penn State Health shares an integrated strategic plan and operations with Penn State College of Medicine, the University’s medical school.