Staff Physician 2- Norristown State Hospital

Commonwealth of PA | Montgomery County, PA

Posted Date 10/09/2019
Share your medical expertise with vulnerable populations in Pennsylvania and make a difference in the lives of individuals with mental health or intellectual disabilities! Join the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as a Staff Physician at Norristown State Hospital. Experience the rewarding satisfaction that comes from helping patients in this long-term care facility!

The Commonwealth has much to offer - a meaningful benefits package, a generous retirement plan, and exceptional work-life balance!
 As a Staff Physician you'll provide medical care and treatment to patients.  You will work closely with other physicians, nurses, nursing assistants and other professional staff to perform physical examinations, conduct rounds, provide consultative services, and administer medical and surgical pre and post-operative care. 

Come to work every day knowing that you are facilitating hope, healing, and recovery!  Take the first step toward a rewarding career in public service – apply today!Qualifications:
The PA residency requirement is currently waived for this title

Minimum Experience and Training Requirements – Three years of experience and/or training in the practice of medicine.

Necessary Special Requirement – Possession of a license to practice medicine in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as issued by the State Medicine Board, or the State Osteopathic Medicine Board.

Must be able to perform essential job functions

Legal Requirements:

This position falls under the provisions of the Older Adult Protective Services Act.  Under the Act, a conditional offer of employment will require submission and approval of satisfactory criminal history reports, including but not limited to, PA State Police and FBI clearance.

Based upon the nature of the duties in the position description, the individual selected for this position may be required to annually disclose specific personal and business financial information in accordance with Management Directive 205.10 regarding Financial Disclosures Required by the Public Official and Employee Ethics Act

Commonwealth employment requirement:

A conditional offer of employment will require satisfactory completion of a medical examination and a drug screening test.

You must pass a background investigation

Veterans: Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs.  To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, go to and click the Veterans' Preference tab or contact us at

Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS):  711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals)

IMPORTANT: You must apply to this vacancy posting, meet eligibility requirements, complete the supplemental questions and receive a score. Your score is only valid for this specific vacancy. Once this position is filled, your score is no longer valid.

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is proud to be an equal opportunity employer supporting workplace diversity.

  • Score valid for this specific posting only
  • Score based on information reported on application and supplemental questions
  • Provide complete and accurate information or:
    • application processing may be delayed
    • disqualification may result
  • May only test once under this announcement
  • Email notice of test results provided

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