The Penn State Health Children's Hospital is offering an exciting physician opportunity for a Clinical Geneticist at our Hershey campus. The successful candidate will join the collegial faculty of Penn State Health Children’s Hospital and the Division of Human Genetics, which is poised for an exciting period of growth under the leadership of the new Pediatrics Chair, Leslie Walker-Harding, MD, FAAP, FSAHM.
What We're Offering:
Rank commensurate with experience
Participation in resident, fellow, and medical student education
Interaction with dynamic clinicians and an outstanding array of cutting edge researchers at both the Hershey and University Park campuses
Competitive salary, generous benefits, and the ability to become part of the faculty of Penn State Health Department of Pediatrics
Access to the resources of the Penn State Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI), several advanced core research facilities, bio statistical support, Institute for Personalized Medicine, and the Pediatric Clinical Research Office with research coordinators and nurses
What We're Seeking:
Interest in clinical genetics, genomic medicine, and metabolic disorders
Must be BC/BE in Pediatrics and Genetics
Outstanding patient care qualities
A strong or growing track record of scholarship, and a commitment to excellence in education, research, and quality improvement
Vision and drive to work in state-of-the-art programs
Area Highlights Include:
Hershey, PA is often cited as one of the best places to live in America. Of course, Hershey, PA is known worldwide as the home of the Hershey chocolate bar, but this is just the beginning of our story.
Our local neighborhoods boast a reasonable cost of living whether you prefer a more suburban setting or a thriving city rich in theater, arts and culture. Our region is home to an array of museums, concert venues, gardens, historic sites and restaurants. The Susquehanna River and Appalachian Trail are in our backyard. Outdoor and sporting activities, including biking, fishing, golf and hiking, are well supported. We are conveniently located within a short distance of major cities such as Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, New York, Baltimore and Washington, DC.
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.
Internal Number: MD/DO
About Penn State Health
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.