Child Inpatient Psychiatrist Opportunity in Harrisburg, PA
Penn State Health - Physician Recruitment
Location: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Type: Full Time
Hospital, Public and Private
Internal Number: 10028
Child Inpatient Psychiatrist Opportunity in Harrisburg, PA
About the Position:
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health along with our clinical partner, the Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute (PPI) based in Harrisburg, PA, is seeking a Child Inpatient Psychiatrist. The inpatient child psychiatric services at PPI include a multidisciplinary team of nurses, therapists, psychiatrists, hospitalists, recreational therapists, and art therapists. Learners on the unit include medical students, residents, child and adolescent psychiatry fellows, nursing students, and social work students.
The PPI site includes 25 beds for child and adolescents and 64 adult inpatient beds. Outpatient services include therapy, medication management, group programs, for both general and specialty psychiatric care.
About the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health:
As the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health for Penn State College of Medicine and the Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, we are committed to enhancing the quality of life through improved mental and behavioral health, the professional preparation of those who will serve the mental and behavioral health needs of others, and the discovery of knowledge that will benefit all. We achieve excellence through the integration of education, research, patient care, and service to the community. We use the resources of Penn State University as an R1 land grant university, and strengths in neurosciences, methodology, and social and biological sciences, to discover new ways to improve the lives of people with mental and behavioral illness.
We host specialty clinical and research programs, including research that crosses the translational spectrum. Our educational programs include psychiatry residency, psychiatry child and adolescent fellowship, psychology internship, psychology externship, and psychology post-doctoral fellows. We have a strong collaboration with basic and clinical science in other neuroscience and public health disciplines across several Penn State campuses.
With our clinical partner, the Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute (PPI), located in downtown Harrisburg, PA, we have a full spectrum of care including 89 inpatient beds, partial hospital programs, neuromodulation services, an Advancement In Recovery addiction treatment program, and general and specialty outpatient programs for children and adults. Services through Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center include programs in general and specialty adult and child psychiatry and psychology, adult partial hospital, sleep medicine and behavioral sleep medicine, eating disorders, psychiatry and addiction consultation/ liaison, and integrated care with primary care and medical/surgical specialties. To better serve the needs of our regional community, we completed a programmatic expansion of our child mental and behavioral health services including opening an
inpatient child unit, expanding child therapy services and doubling the size of consultation and liaison teams.
What We’re Offering:
Ability to practice all aspects of Child Psychiatry in a department with almost 50% of its faculty in the Division of Child and Adolescent psychiatry
Full-time position that includes a faculty appointment within the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health at the Penn State College of Medicine. Academic rank commensurate with qualifications, starting at least as an Assistant Professor, non-tenure track.
Opportunities to teach trainees
Supportive environment for research initiatives with talented, academically oriented faculty
Robust mentorship programs and staff infrastructure designed to support faculty
Attractive compensation package commensurate with qualifications
Medical, dental and vison coverage (no waiting period)
5% employer 401k match after 6 months of employment
20 days of vacation and 10 days of CME (plus funds) for full-time employees
75% Penn State Tuition Remission for employees, dependent children and spouses
What We’re Seeking:
Must possess a MD or DO
Completion of accredited residency program; and child fellowship program (for positions that include treatment of children and adolescents)
BC/BE in general and child psychiatry is required with certification within 3 years after hire
Ability to acquire a medical license in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and a DEA certificate
Successful candidates should have strong teaching as well as clinical skills and, optimally, potential for scientific and scholarly achievement
To apply, please send a CV and letter of interest to:
Hershey, PA and its surrounding communities offer great places to live, learn, work, play and grow a family. In addition to being the home of the Hershey chocolate bar, the region is rich in history and diverse in culture. Minutes from Pennsylvania’s bustling capital, Harrisburg, and the vibrant cities of Lancaster and York, the area boasts superb schools and reasonable cost of living whether you prefer to live in a quiet suburban or rural setting or a thriving city atmosphere rich in theater, arts, and restaurants. Near the Susquehanna River and the Appalachian trail and with ready access to major metropolitan areas like Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Philadelphia, and New York City, central Pennsylvania fosters a delightful quality of life in a diverse, picturesque and historic environment, with ample recreational opportunities.
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.
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.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 Endos...copy 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.