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Penn State Health Staff Physician - Neurocritical Care in Hershey, Pennsylvania

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Location: US:PA:Hershey

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 1.0

Shift: Day

Hours: Day

Recruiter: Please contact Ashley Nippert at for additional information

Penn State Health and the Penn State Department of Neurosurgery seek an ABNS certified or eligible neurosurgeon with fellowship training in neurocritical care. The fellowship must be accredited by the Society of Neurological Surgeons' Committee on Advanced Subspeciality Training (CAST) or its equivalent.

This is an academic practice position specializing in neurocritical care. It is expected that approximately 25% of the faculty member's clinical activity will be as a neurointensivist with 75% of clinical activity being devoted to a general and/or subspecialty operative neurosurgery practice.

The successful candidate is expected to excel in patient care, research and education. A track record of academic productivity, teaching skills and clinical excellence is required. The Department of Neurosurgery is highly ranked in NIH funding and numerous basic and clinical research opportunities exist. The Neurocritical Care Unit at Penn State Hershey Medical Center is directed by a neurosurgeon. The successful candidate will share neurocritical care responsibilities on a regular basis with four other faculty members - including two other neurosurgeon neurointensivists in the Penn State Department of Neurosurgery. He or she will serve as a mentor for residents in the Penn State Neurosurgery residency program and fellows in the Penn State CAST accredited neurocritical care fellowship.

The Penn State Department of Neurosurgery is a component of Penn State Health, a multidisciplinary medical group offering services throughout Central Pennsylvania. This practice will be at the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, the academic flagship hospital of Penn State Health. Academic rank and compensation will be commensurate with experience.

Inquiries can be sent to:

Robert E. Harbaugh, MD, FAANS, FACS, FAHA

Senior Vice-President, Penn State Health Faculty Medical Group

Distinguished Professor and Chair, Department of Neurosurgery

Professor, Department of Engineering Science & Mechanics

Department of Neurosurgery, 30 Hope Drive

Penn State University, Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Hershey, PA 17033-0850

Phone: (717) 531-4383

Fax: (717) 531-3858


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 14,000 people system-wide. The system includes Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center , Penn State Children's Hospital , and Penn State Cancer Institute based in Hershey, Pa.; Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Center in Reading, Pa., and more than 2,000 physicians and direct care providers at more than 100 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 University's medical school. With campuses in State College and Hershey, Pa., the College of Medicine boasts a portfolio of more than $90 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 position's responsibilities.

Penn State Health is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please call 717-531-8440 between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday - Friday, email or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance.

Union: Non bargained