In conjunction with the expansion of our pediatric inpatient and partial hospitalization services, the Department of Psychiatry at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is seeking a child/adolescent psychiatrist to work in the inpatient or outpatient setting at the Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute (PPI), our clinical partner. Primary clinical focus is working with children and adolescents in the outpatient setting but opportunities for care across the lifespan in a variety of settings exist if interested. This is a full time position that includes a faculty appointment within the Department of Psychiatry at the Penn State College of Medicine. Ample opportunities for teaching medical trainees of all levels exist, as well as the capacity for other scholarly and administrative activities. There are minimal on-call requirements with additional compensation for extra call.
We are a growing, vibrant department in a strong academic medical center. We host specialty clinical and research programs, including research that crosses the translational spectrum. Our educational programs include adult psychiatry residency, child fellowship, psychology internship, externship and post-doctoral fellows. We have a strong collaboration with basic and clinical science in other neuroscience disciplines across several Penn State campuses.
With our clinical partner, the Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute, the Department staffs several outpatient and partial hospital programs for children and adults, 89 inpatient beds, ECT and other neuromodulation services, specialty sleep and eating-disorders programs, and expanding psychiatric consultation and integrated care programs for Hershey Medical Center.
Board eligibility in child and adolescent psychiatry is required with certification within 6 years of hire.
Successful candidates should have strong teaching as well as clinical skills and, optimally, potential for scientific and scholarly achievement. We offer an attractive compensation package commensurate with qualifications. Tenure-track positions are possible.
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About Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Penn State Health is a multi-hospital health system serving patients and communities across central Pennsylvania.
The system includes Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Center in Reading, Pa., Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State Children’s Hospital, Penn State Cancer Institute, and Penn State Health Rehabilitation Hospital (jointly owned), based in Hershey, Pa., as we...ll as more than 1,300 physicians and direct care providers at 78 medical office locations. The system also has jointly owned health care providers, including Hershey Outpatient Surgery Center, Hershey Endoscopy Center, Horizon Home Healthcare and the Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute.
Penn State Health shares an integrated strategic plan and operations with Penn State College of Medicine, the University’s medical school.