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Location: Hershey, Pennsylvania
Internal Number: 981
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Work Type: Full Time
Recruiter: Please contact Erica Geist at firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information
What we're offering:
The Division of Hematology/Oncology and Penn State Cancer Institute, Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, located in Hershey, Pennsylvania, seeks to recruit a Medical Oncologist, with focus on solid tumor malignancies. Primary responsibilities include patient care, clinical research, and medical student, resident and fellow education at the Assistant Professor/Associate Professor level. The Penn State Cancer Institute is a CoC-accredited and ACR accredited cancer program. It is the only comprehensive cancer center in central PA and provides a robust infrastructure for clinical trials and translational research facilities.
Hershey, PA offers a great place to live, work, play, learn and grow a family. Known as the home of the Hershey chocolate bar, Hershey's community is rich in history and diverse in culture. 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. The area boast a reasonable cost of living whether you prefer a quiet suburban setting or thriving city atmosphere rich in theater, arts, and culture. We're proud of our community involvement and encourage you to learn more about our organization.
What we're seeking:
Appropriate candidates must possess a MD, DO, or foreign equivalent and be board certified/eligible in Hematology/Oncology and completed Fellowship training in Hematology/Oncology at an accredited institution. Candidates must have or be able to acquire a license to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with experience.
To apply, please send a CV and letter of interest to:
Erica Geist, Physician Recruiter
About Penn State's Cancer Institute:
On the campus of Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State Cancer Institute is committed to fighting cancer on every front: through education and prevention, early detection and diagnosis, effective treatment, and survivorship programs. Clinical services are offered in three locations in central Pennsylvania¿State College (through a partnership with Mount Nittany Health), Hershey and Reading (at Penn State Health St. Joseph). The Cancer Institute has three research programs focused on the themes of Cancer Control, Mechanisms of Carcinogenesis and Experimental Therapeutics. Additionally, pediatric cancer research led by faculty at Penn State Children's Hospital and Penn State College of Medicine is a very visible part of Penn State Cancer Institute and greatly benefits from THON and Four Diamonds.
About Penn State Health:
Penn State Health is a multi-hospital health system serving patients and communities across 29 counties in central Pennsylvania. It employs more than 16,500 people system-wide. The system includes Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State Children's Hospital, and Penn State Cancer Institute based in Hershey, Pa.; Penn State Health Holy Spirit Medical Center in Camp Hill, Pa.; Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Center in Reading, Pa., and more than 2,300 physicians and direct care providers at more than 125 medical office locations. Additionally, the system jointly operates various health care providers, including Penn State Health Rehabilitation Hospital, Hershey Outpatient Surgery Center, Hershey Endoscopy Center, Horizon Home Healthcare and Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute. In December 2017, Penn State Health partnered with Highmark Health to facilitate creation of a value-based, community care network in the region. Penn State Health shares an integrated strategic plan and operations with Penn State College of Medicine, the University's medical school. With campuses in State College and Hershey, Pa., the College of Medicine boasts a portfolio of more than $100 million in funded research and more than 1,700 students and trainees in medicine, nursing, other health professions and biomedical research.
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