Opportunity for Two Clinician-Educator Neonatologists
Penn State Health Children's Hospital
September 25, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
The Penn State Health Children's Hospital is offering exciting physician opportunities for 2 clinician-educator neonatologists at our Hershey campus. The successful candidates will join the collegial faculty of Penn State Children’s Hospital and the Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, which is poised for an exciting period of growth under the leadership of the new Pediatrics Chair, Leslie Walker-Harding, MD, FAAP, FSAHM, and the new Division Chief, Jeffrey R. Kaiser, MD, MA, FAAP. Additionally, a new state-of-the-art NICU is under development and is planned to open in early 2020.
What We're Offering:
Rank commensurate with experience.
Join a high-quality program with 9 neonatologists, 6 neonatal-perinatal fellows, 2 basic and 1 clinical research PhDs, 14 NNPs/PAs, a follow-up clinic, and support staff that are aligned to provide comprehensive care to all neonates in Central Pennsylvania with serious illnesses.
Participation in fellow, resident, and medical student education.
Interaction with dynamic clinicians and an outstanding array of cutting edge researchers at both the Hershey and University Park campuses.
Weekly interaction and close collaboration with members of the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology.
Competitive salary, generous benefits, and the ability to become part of the collegial faculty of Penn State Pediatrics.
Penn State Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSA), several advanced core research facilities and resources, biostatistical support, Institute for Personalized Medicine, and Pediatric Clinical Research Office with research coordinators and nurses.
Our PhDs and clinicians study vagal dysregulation in NEC, neonatal abstinence syndrome and physiological responses to withdrawal, infant biobehavioral stress responses, heart rate variability, neonatal inflammatory lung disease and biomarkers of BPD and pulmonary hypertension, surfactant regulation of immune cell function, development of a noninvasive device to stabilize the premature infant chest wall, neonatal neurology, neonatal glucose metabolism and disturbances, rapid whole exome sequencing of infants with congenital anomalies, and ECMO.
What We're Seeking:
Must be BC/BE in Pediatrics and Neonatology.
Have completed or currently be enrolled in an accredited neonatal-perinatal fellowship.
Outstanding patient care qualities, including experience with ECMO, therapeutic hypothermia, infants with all surgical conditions, and all modes of ventilation (including NAVA).
A track record of scholarship, and a deep commitment to excellence in education, research, and quality improvement.
Vision and drive to work in state-of-the-art programs.
Area Highlights Include:
Hershey is a suburban community of 20,000 in a metropolitan area of 400,000 in one of the fastest growing regions in the state. Penn State Children's Hospital at the Hershey Medical Center is approximately 12 miles from Harrisburg, the state capital, and is one of the largest employers in the Commonwealth.
Interested candidates please send CV and Cover letter to Patty Shipton, FASPR, at email@example.com.
The Penn State Health 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.
2 openings. Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 8867 & 8868
About Penn State Health Children's Hospital
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, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopaedics, and urology) in US News and World Report's 2014-2015 Best Children's Hospital rankings.