The Departments of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, and Family Medicine at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center are 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, four 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. This position was created to improve access in both primary care sports medicine and family and community medicine in the region.
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.
The physician’s effort will be split 50%/50% between a community based family medicine practice and a primary care sports medicine practice, as well as shared responsibility of team physician coverage for Pennsylvania State University Division 1 athletics. 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.
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.”
For immediate consideration, please contact:
Wayne J. Sebastianelli, M.D.
Professor, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation
Associate Chief Medical Officer, Penn State Health Medical Group-Centre County Region
Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, University Park Regional Campus
Director of Athletic Medicine for Pennsylvania State University
The Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce. EOE-AA-M/F/D/V. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position’s responsibilities.
Internal Number: 18268
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.