The Department of Emergency Medicine at Penn State Hershey Medical Center is seeking Pediatric EM-trained board-eligible physician. Penn State Hershey is a major pediatric referral center for central Pennsylvania and hosts faculty from all major pediatric specialties. A five-story Children’s Hospital opened in 2013, which includes 128 beds, five pediatric-only operating rooms, a pediatric cardiac catheterization 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 & World Report’s 2014-2015 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings, we are currently in the process of an ED Redesign Expansion Project which will include a new Pediatric Emergency Department.
Our ED cares for approximately 20,000 pediatric patients per year in a dynamic, high-acuity emergency service, with Emergency Medicine and Pediatric Residents and 18+ hrs/day of Advanced Practice Clinician support. Research and educational missions are critically important, as is providing outstanding patient care, and providing opportunities for integrated faculty development. Penn State Hershey is a twice designated Magnet® healthcare organization and the only Level 1 Adult and Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center in PA with state-of-the-art resuscitation/trauma bays, incorporated Pediatric Emergency Department and Observation Unit along with our Life Lion Flight Critical Care and Ground EMS Division.
Known for home of the Hershey chocolate bar, Hershey, PA is rich in history and offers a diverse culture. Our local neighborhoods boast a reasonable cost of living whether you prefer a more suburban setting or thriving city rich in theater, arts, and culture. Outdoor and sporting activities are numerous. We are home to the Hershey Bears hockey team and Harrisburg Senators baseball team. The Susquehanna River and Appalachian Trail are in our backyard.
Conveniently located within a short distance to major cities such as Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, NYC, Baltimore, and Washington DC, we offer a great place to live, work, play, and learn. We're proud of our community involvement and encourage you to learn more about our organization at http://www.pennstatehershey.org/web/emergencymedicine/home
We offer an attractive benefits package which includes:
$3500 CME Allocation
DEA License fees/PA Medical License fees
Board exam fees
75% discount on Penn State University tuition for employees and dependents
When you work at Penn State Hershey, you are truly part of a team! For more information, please contact:
Susan B. Promes Professor and Chair,
Department of Emergency Medicine c/o
Heather Peffley, Physician Recruiter
Penn State Hershey Medical Center
Mail Code A590
P.O. Box 850, 90 Hope Drive, Hershey, PA 17033-0850
Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State College of Medicine and Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital are committed to enhancing the quality of life through improved health, the professional preparation of those who will serve the health needs of others, and the discovery of knowledge that will benefit all.Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is a 551-bed Level I regional t...rauma center. As Central Pennsylvania’s only academic medical center and home to Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital and Penn State College of Medicine, we are looked to as a resource for the most complex adult and pediatric cases. We have earned ANCC Magnet Recognition, which confirms our commitment to provide a professional environment that supports staff development and quality patient care.