Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medicine Center invites applications and nominations for the position of Division Chief, Hospital Medicine. The successful candidate will be a nationally recognized academic leader with a substantial record of leadership, clinical and administrative accomplishments, education scholarship and/or research productivity and teaching experience. We are seeking candidates with prior administrative and leadership experience gained within a Department of Medicine, strong interpersonal and communication skills and demonstrated ability to effectively inspire, manage, mentor and develop faculty and staff. Candidates must hold the degree of MD, DO, or equivalent, or MD/PhD, be Board-certified in Internal Medicine, and possess qualifications for appointment.
The Division of Hospital Medicine at Penn State Health is made up of five teaching teams, five attending teams, two nocturnists, one consult team and one triage team. Together, they provide inpatient care to 140+ hospitalized patients per day. The discipline of hospital medicine grew out of the increasing complexity of patients requiring hospital care and the need for dedicated clinicians to oversee their care. There are plans to further expand the number of providers, presenting a tremendous opportunity for a visionary leader to establish a national presence.
Inquiries, nominations and expressions of interest, including a curriculum vitae and cover letter, should be submitted confidentially via email to Heather Peffley, PHR FASPR: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Penn State Health is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce. Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled.
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About Penn State Health
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 well 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.