Staff Physician – Trauma Surgery

Job Description

Penn State Health - Physician Recruitment

Internal Number: 23464

Penn State Health – Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Location: US:PA:Hershey
Work Type: Full Time
FTE: 1.0
Shift: Varied
Hours: 12
Recruiter: Please contact Ashley Nippert at anippert@pennstatehealth.psu.edu for additional information.

The Division of Trauma, Acute Care and Critical Care Surgery at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and Penn State College of Medicine is seeking additional full-time academic Trauma, Acute Care and Critical Care surgeons to join an expanding team. The Division is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion and is restructuring clinical coverage responsibilities to focus on work-life integration and professional development.

Successful candidates should be outstanding clinicians and energetic educators who are interested in clinical, quality improvement, and/or education research. Responsibilities will include coverage of the Trauma Surgery, Emergency General Surgery, and Surgical Critical Care services as well as research and graduate medical education. Interpersonal skills and teaching ability are vitally important.

What we’re offering:

  • Clinical service coverage expectation is 15 twelve hour shifts per month.
  • Successful applicants will join a growing team of 9 highly collaborative and collegial faculty physicians.
  • We are supported by the resources of one of the leading academic medical centers in the nation and offer a competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Opportunity to join the only medical facility in Pennsylvania to be accredited as both an adult and pediatric Level 1 trauma center.
  • The Division of Trauma, Acute Care and Critical Care Surgery is responsible for the management of emergency general surgery for the institution and there exists potential to develop an elective practice as well.
  • The Division has an active clinical research program, leads an expanding global surgery program, and offers Fellowships in Acute Care Surgery and Surgical Critical Care.
  • Appointment at the Assistant/Associate Professor level, dependent on qualifications.

What we’re seeking:

  • M.D., D.O., or foreign equivalent
  • BC/BE Surgery and Surgical Critical Care
  • A strong commitment to patient care, medical student and resident education and research/scholarly activity is necessary.

Community:

  • Excellent public schools with many ranking in the top 100 in the state.
  • Central PA offers vibrant urban areas surrounded by small town rural/suburban communities which affords exceptional cultural opportunities including the Harrisburg Symphony, museums, farmers markets, semi-professional and professional sports, and fine dining.
  • For the outdoor enthusiast, we have ample opportunities for hiking – Appalachian Trail and many other trails, biking, fishing, boating/rowing – Susquehanna River, skiing, and hunting – surrounded by state game lands.
  • Located within a short train ride or drive to New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC, and Baltimore.

For more information, please contact:
Ashley Nippert, CPRP
Physician Recruiter
Penn State Health
anippert@pennstatehealth.psu.edu

To apply online, please submit your application via https://www.pennstatehealth.org/careers/staff-physician-trauma-surgery-3

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.

Penn State Health is fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is unapologetically expressing itself through every person’s perspectives and lived experiences. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please call 717-531-8440 between the hours of 7:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday, email hrsolutions@pennstatehealth.psu.edu or download our  Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance.

Union: Non Bargained

About Penn State Health – Physician Recruitment
Penn State Health is fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is unapologetically expressing itself through every person’s perspectives and lived experiences. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.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.
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