Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Work Type: Full Time
Hours: 7a - 6p
The Division of Pediatric Neurology at Penn State Children's
Hospital and the Penn State University College of Medicine have
initiated a national search for an innovative and highly
collaborative clinician to serve as Chief of Pediatric Neurology.
The successful candidate will be a nationally recognized academic
leader with a substantial record of leadership, clinical and
administrative accomplishments, education scholarship and/or
research productivity and teaching experience. We are seeking
candidates with prior administrative and leadership experience,
strong interpersonal and communication skills and demonstrated
ability to effectively inspire, manage, mentor and develop faculty
and staff. Candidates should have a M.D. or D.O. degree and
board-certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
with Special Qualification in Child Neurology.
- The next Chief will be responsible for providing strategic
direction for the growth and development of the Division, taking
full advantage of the stature and resources of Penn State's College
of Medicine and Penn State Children's Hospital.
- Penn State Children's Hospital is the only children's hospital
in central Pennsylvania and the region's only Level 1 pediatric
- The Chief reports to the Chair of the Department of
- The new Chief will provide leadership, vision and management in
accomplishing the mission and goals of the division, Department of
Pediatrics and Penn State College of Medicine in education,
research, patient care and service.
- The Penn State College of Medicine campus is located onsite and
offers many opportunities to develop collaborative research and
- Collaborative opportunities with basic and clinical scientists
offer significant potential for development of the research arm of
the division. A robust quality program in epilepsy is ongoing.
- The Chief position includes the opportunity and challenge to
build a division that meets the evolving needs for a growing
integrated health care delivery system. This includes filling
current vacancies, exploring the addition of sub-specialty services
and potentially establishing a pediatric neurology residency.
We are pleased to offer you
- Rank commensurate with experience and accomplishments at the
Associate or Professor level.
- A high-quality academic and clinical program.
- Interaction with dynamic clinicians and innovative educational
- Competitive salary and generous benefits package, including
relocation assistance, 401(k), 453(b) and 457(b) retirement options
and back-up family care.
Penn State Children's Hospital opened a new free-standing
hospital on the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center campus in February
2013 and construction is underway on a three-story expansion of the
hospital, including a new neonatal intensive care unit and
integrated Labor and Delivery service. The Children's Hospital is
currently ranked among the nation's best by U.S. News & World
Report in three specialties: cancer; cardiology and heart surgery
and nephrology, and the Children's Hospital is a recognized leader
in several disciplines, including pediatric oncology, pediatric
orthopedics, pediatric cardiology, pediatric surgery,
neonatal-perinatal medicine and pediatric trauma. The hospital is
home to more than 200 pediatric specialists and subspecialists.
Applicants should submit a current CV and letter of interest to:
Zack Reynolds of Diversified Search at:
firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Applications are accepted until position is filled.
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.
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
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Union: Non Bargained