Job ID: 289978506  |  Last Updated: 10/5/2021

Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist focused on Benign Hematology

Employer
Penn State Health
Location
PA
Applicant Contact
Anderson Smith
Physician Recruiter
(717) 531-4703

Job Description

Penn State Health Childrens Hospital Division of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology is seeking a Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist focused on Benign Hematology

Join our Division of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology now! We are committed to excellent clinical care, teaching, and research. Interested applicants, please apply here and send CV and Cover Letter to Anderson Smith, at asmith50@pennstatehealth.psu.edu
We are a division of 14 physicians (12 full time) and one psychologist
5 NP/PAs,
A full complement of ancillary staff including excellent administrative support, social workers, dietician/nutritionist, 8 nurse coordinators and 8 clinical research staff.
Our hematology clinical programs include a state - supported sickle cell program, hemophilia treatment center, young womens bleeding clinic, and hemostasis/thrombosis clinic.
Our clinical oncology programs include expertise in treating leukemia, lymphoma, and solid tumors as well as specialized programs for neurofibromatosis, genetic predisposition syndromes, neuro-oncology, survivorship, and adolescent/young adult (AYA) oncology
Currently, we have one physician dedicated to hemostasis-thrombosis, one physician who directs the sickle cell program, and one physician who does primarily benign hematology with a focus on iron deficiency and neutropenia.
We have an outpatient clinic connected to the pediatric infusion center in the Penn State Childrens Hospital and outreach clinics in Reading and Lancaster
Our patients our hospitalized in an 18-bed Pediatric Hematology-Oncology unit in the Penn State Childrens Hospital
Our clinical and research efforts are supported by Four Diamonds and the Childrens Miracle Network
What were seeking:

We are seeking someone trained in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology interested in a focus on Hematology.
M.D., D.O., or foreign equivalent
Ability to acquire a license to practice in the State of Pennsylvania BC/BE
An interest in research would be supported but is not required.

Opportunity highlights:
Competitive salary and benefits
Sign on bonus and Relocation assistance,
CME time and funds,
LTD and Life insurance, and so much more!
Penn State University tuition discount for employees and dependents

Area highlights:
Our freestanding Childrens Hospital just underwent a vertical expansion due to accommodate pediatric needs in central PA is located near Harrisburg (Our state capital) and is a safe, family-friendly location, with access to excellent public schools. Hershey, PA, 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. Known as the home of the Hershey chocolate bar, Hershey's community is rich in history and offers an abundant range of outdoor activities, arts, and diverse experiences. We're conveniently located within a short distance to major cities such as Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, NYC, Baltimore, and Washington DC. We're proud of our community involvement and encourage you to learn more about our organization.

About Penn State Health:

Penn State Health is a multi-hospital health system serving patients and communities across 29 counties in central Pennsylvania. It employs more than 16,500 people systemwide.

The system includes Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State Childrens Hospital, and Penn State Cancer Institute based in Hershey, Pa.; Penn State Health Holy Spirit Medical Center in Camp Hill, Pa.; Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Center in Reading, Pa.; and more than 2,300 physicians and direct care providers at more than 125 medical office locations. Additionally, the system jointly operates various health care providers, including Penn State Health Rehabilitation Hospital, Hershey Outpatient Surgery Center, Hershey Endoscopy Center, Horizon Home Healthcare and Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute.

In December 2017, Penn State Health partnered with Highmark Health to facilitate creation of a value-based, community care network in the region.

Penn State Health shares an integrated strategic plan and operations with Penn State College of Medicine, the Universitys medical school. With campuses in State College and Hershey, Pa., the College of Medicine boasts a portfolio of more than$100 million in funded research and more than 1,700 students and trainees in medicine, nursing, other health professions and biomedical research.

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.

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