The Department of Pediatrics at Penn State Children’s Hospital is seeking to hire a full-time pediatrician to join the division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to practice inpatient pediatrics within our regional health system at Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Hospital in Allentown, PA. He/she will join two physiatrists and will manage the inpatient medical care of a diverse and complex set of patients, which includes many technologically dependent children. The candidate will be expected to have and maintain up to date NRP, BLS and PALS certification.
As a member of an academic division, at an academic medical center, there are ample opportunities to initiate and participate in scholarly projects if interested. Prior hospitalist experience is helpful, but not required. Applicants should either be BC/BE in Pediatrics or Internal Medicine/Pediatrics.
The Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce. EOE-AA-M/F/D/V. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position’s responsibilities.
Penn State Health Children's Hospital is a major pediatric referral center for Central Pennsylvania. The five-story Children's Hospital opened in 2013, which includes 128 beds, five pediatric-only operating rooms, a pediatric cardiac catheritization lab, blood bank, and pediatric cancer pavilion. Named a national leader in six pediatric specialties (cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, nephrolo...gy, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopaedics, and urology) in US News and World Report's 2014-2015 Best Children's Hospital rankings.