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Penn State Health Staff Physician - Sports Medicine - State College in State College, Pennsylvania

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Location: US:PA:State College

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 1.0

Shift: Varied

Hours: Varied

Recruiter: Please contact Heather Peffley at for additional information.

Primary Care Sports Medicine

The Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is seeking a full-time BE/BC fellowship-trained Primary Care Sports Medicine Physician for an open position at Penn State Health. We are looking for a motivated team player to join a team with four orthopaedic surgeons, two primary care sports medicine physicians, one physical medicine and rehabilitation physician, one surgical podiatrist, physician assistants and physical therapists. The ideal candidate will have a strong focus in family medicine and sports medicine. Approximately 60% of the physician's time will be in the shared responsibility of team physician coverage for Pennsylvania State University Division 1 athletics. The remainder of the physician's time will be focused on a community base family medicine practice. Clinical care will be inclusive of family medicine, sports medicine, non-surgical musculoskeletal care, ultrasound guided injections, and concussion care, for athletes and the community at large.

The successful candidate will join the department's outpatient practice located in State College, PA. He or she will be a full-time faculty member of the Penn State Health Department of Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation and a joint appointment in the Department of Family and Community Medicine, with privileges at Mount Nittany Medical Center, State College, PA and the Penn State Health Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA.

What we're seeking:

Medical degree - MD, DO, or foreign equivalent.

BC/BE in Primary Care Sports Medicine

Excellent patient care abilities and interest in teaching as well as participation in clinical research

What we offer:

Outstanding academic program with a national reputation

Highly collaborative culture

Interaction with dynamic clinicians across departments and participation in innovative educational approaches

Faculty rank commensurate with experience

Competitive salary and generous benefits

What the Area Offers:

State College, PA is home to Pennsylvania State University & University Park, which is the largest campus in the Penn State system. If you've never visited, State College is more than just a quintessential college town. It is vibrant with exciting nightlife, great shopping, many options for arts & culture, and a diverse array of restaurants. Nestled at the base of Mount Nittany, State College is a unique and wonderful combination of small town charm and college town action that makes it no surprise that this area of central Pennsylvania is known as "Happy Valley".

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