Job ID: 290079219  |  Last Updated: 11/15/2022

Pediatric Neonatologist

PennState Health
Applicant Contact
Anderson Smith
Physician Recruiter
(717) 531-4703

Job Description

Penn State Health Childrens Hospital Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine is seeking a mid-level Neonatologist with clinical research experience.
Join our Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine 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
We are a division of 13 neonatologists, 6 fellows, and 20 Advanced Practice Providers.
A full complement of ancillary staff including excellent administrative support, social workers, dieticians, NICU respiratory therapists, a care coordinator, a child life specialist, neuropsychologists, PT/OT/Speech therapists, and other nursing support.
We have a new 56-bed 36,000 sq ft Level IV NICU with a hybrid bed structure (27 single rooms, 4 twin rooms, 1 triplet room and 3 six-bedded pods) within the Childrens Hospital.
We have an active ECMO program, a busy NICU Neurodevelopmental follow-up clinic, and a Small Baby Unit.
We use all modes of ventilation including high-frequency jet and oscillator, PSV/VG, invasive and non-invasive NAVA, bubble CPAP, and high-flow nasal cannula. We do whole body therapeutic hypothermia and have 24/7 pediatric surgery and pediatric cardiovascular coverage. We have an active transport team and provide therapeutic hypothermia during transport.
We are involved in clinical and bench research: neonatal pulmonary disease, genetics of surfactant A protein, neonatal abstinence syndrome, neonatal hypoglycemia, stress associated with NICU procedures, ontogeny of ferritin, among other projects.
We have easy access to Pediatric Clinical Research Office research nurses, coordinators, and IRB- and regulatory specialists, as well as biostatisticians.
We participate in the Vermont Oxford Network, and are involved in many multicenter clinical trials.
Ranked by U.S. News & World Report.
What were seeking:

We are seeking a mid-level board-certified neonatologist at the Assistant or Associate Professor level with clinical research experience extramural funding.
MD, DO, or foreign equivalent.
Ability to acquire a license to practice in the State of Pennsylvania BC/BE.

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 underwent a vertical expansion last year to accommodate increased pediatric needs in central PA. The hospital in Hershey, PA is located near Harrisburg (Pennsylvanias state capital), and is a safe, family-friendly location, with access to excellent public schools. 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 system wide.
The system includes Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State Health 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; Penn State Health Hampden Medical Center in Enola, 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 centers, 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.

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 positions 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 information.

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