Division Chief - Child Abuse Pediatrics

PennState Health | Location: Hershey, PA

Posted Date 7/12/2024

Penn State Health - Hershey Medical Center

Location: US:PA:Hershey
Work Type: Full Time
FTE: 1.0
Shift: Day
Hours: 40 hours wk
Recruiter Contact: Please contact Patty Shipton at pshipton@pennstatehealth.psu.edu for additional information.

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Penn State Health Children’s Hospital
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Child Abuse Pediatrics
Hershey, PA

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is recruiting a Division Chief in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Child Abuse Pediatrics.

Opportunity Highlights
  • Join a team of 3 full time physicians, 1 psychologist, and a complement of ancillary staff including 3 full-time therapists, 1 full-time social worker, and administrative staff.
  • High quality academic and clinical program including a fellowship.
  • Academic appointments at the Associate or full Professor rank are based upon qualifications.
  • Nationally recognized for expertise in education and resources for the protection of children.
  • Healthy work/life balance.
  • Medical degree – MD, DO, or foreign equivalent.
  • Fellowship trained, BC/BE in Pediatric Child Protection.
  • Minimum 5 years pediatric child protection experience.
  • Eligible for the rank of Associate Professor or higher.
  • Proven leadership experience in an academic healthcare environment.
  • A strong commitment to patient care, medical student and resident education and research/scholarly activity is necessary.
Penn State Health
  • Penn State Health is a multi-hospital health system serving patients and communities across central Pennsylvania.
  • The Children’s Hospital celebrated a new era of patient and family centered care with the completion of a three-floor vertical expansion in October 2020 to meet the needs of children and families in central Pennsylvania who count on us for care. As the only children's hospital between Pittsburgh and Philadelphia fully equipped to treat the most severely ill children, Penn State Health Children's Hospital expanded our role as the region's pediatric health care leader.
  • Among the first hospitals in the nation to be named a Level 1 Children’s Surgery Center by the American College of Surgeons Children’s Surgery Verification Program.
  • We are the only medical facility in Pennsylvania to be accredited as a Level 1 pediatric trauma center and Level 1 adult trauma center.
  • The system includes Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State Health Children’s Hospital and Penn State Cancer Institute based in Hershey, Pa.; Penn State Health Hampden Medical Center in Enola, Pa.; Penn State Health Holy Spirit Medical Center in Camp Hill, Pa.; Penn State Health Lancaster Medical Center in Lancaster, Pa.; Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Center in Reading, Pa.; Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute, a specialty provider of inpatient and outpatient behavioral health services, in Harrisburg, Pa.; and 2,450+ physicians and direct care providers at 225 outpatient practices. Additionally, the system jointly operates various healthcare providers, including Penn State Health Rehabilitation Hospital, Hershey Outpatient Surgery Center and Hershey Endoscopy Center.
  • Hershey is a suburban community in a metropolitan area and is one of the fastest growing regions in the state.
  • The area offers excellent public schools with many districts ranking in the top 100 in the state.
  • Hershey is approximately 12 miles from Harrisburg, the state capital, and within a short train ride or drive to New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC, and Baltimore.

To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Patty Shipton, CPRP, Senior Physician Recruiter, at pshipton@pennstatehealth.psu.edu.

This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

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Union: Non Bargained

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