Pediatric Critical Care Physician to Join Team at Penn State Children's Hospital
Penn State Hershey Childrens Hospital
Penn State Health
Inpatient and outpatient
The Penn State Children’s Hospital in Hershey, PA, is seeking a 12th Pediatric Critical Care Physician to join the Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.
- Clinical program encompasses an 18 bed high-acuity multidisciplinary pediatric intensive care unit, which includes an integrated Pediatric Cardiac Care Unit.
- Clinical programs include cardiovascular surgery, neurosurgery, a level 1 trauma program, solid organ and stem cell transplantation, and all aspects of pediatric critical care medicine including extracorporeal support in a highly collaborative atmosphere.
- Highly specialized care in the PICU and Pediatric Cardiac Care Unit is provided by subspecialty-trained physicians, critical care fellows, pediatric critical care practitioners and a dedicated nursing and respiratory therapy staff.
- An 18 bed Pediatric Intermediate Care Unit accommodates lower acuity patients which are cared for by a different group of medical and surgical pediatric subspecialists.
- The Division sponsors both a Pediatric Critical Care Fellowship and Nurse Practitioner Program.
- Penn State Children’s Hospital and the Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine are active participants in Virtual PICU and the Solutions for Patient Safety.
- he Pediatric Intensive Care Unit is an active member of The Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators (PALISI) Network, and participates in multicenter clinical research trials in brain injury, lung injury, sepsis, and pharmacology.
- Faculty members are encouraged and supported to develop areas of interest and professional growth. Position is open to applicant’s at all academic levels.
- Beautiful surroundings, affordable housing and excellent schools provide a superior environment for life outside the workplace.
Penn State Health is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce. Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled.
About Penn State Health
Located in Central Pennsylvania, the Penn State Health system offers inviting and safe communities to live, work, play, and learn. The surrounding neighborhoods boast a reasonable cost of living whether you prefer a more suburban setting or thriving city rich in theater, arts, and culture. The area is rich in history and offers all the beautiful inspiration of the four seasons. You’ll discover numerous opportunities for day trips, local adventures, outdoor and indoor activities. We're conveniently located within a short distance to major cities such as Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, NYC, Baltimore, and Washington DC. Nearby airports and Amtrak stations along with close proximity to major interstates make living in Central Pennsylvania convenient and fulfilling from both professional and personal perspectives.
Penn State Health is fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is unapologetically expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.
Posted October 12, 2020