The Division of Adolescent Medicine and Eating Disorders at the Penn State Children's Hospital, in Hershey, PA, is seeking a full-time doctoral level licensed psychologist with interest and expertise in eating disorders and weight management for both outpatient and program-related treatment.
What we’re seeking:
PhD or PsyD from an APA-approved program.
Licensure or license-eligibility in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Must be a part of the APA-approved, Psychology Internship Training Program.
A strong or growing track record of scholarship, and a deep commitment to excellence in education, research, and quality improvement.
Vision and drive to work in state-of-the-art programs.
What we’re offering:
Full-time opportunity in outpatient clinical care.
The faculty member will join 3 Adolescent Medicine fellowship-trained pediatricians, 1 Family Medicine physician, as well as psychiatrists and psychologists, social workers, dieticians, 2 nurse practitioners and other subspecialists.
Other divisional clinical activities include weight management, eating disorders, gender clinic, substance use and abuse, and complicated medical issues.
Opportunity to teach medical students and residents.
Opportunities to initiate and participate in clinical research and quality projects.
Academic rank commensurate with experience.
Potential for joint appointment in the Department of Psychiatry.
Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits.
As a member of the academic division, there are ample opportunities to initiate and participate in scholarly projects
There is also the unique opportunity to enroll in our institution's Junior Faculty Development program
This is a mature program designed to assist junior faculty in the development of a project that can lead to a successful and fulfilling academic career
Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital is located in Hershey, PA, and is located near Harrisburg. Hershey is a safe, family -friendly location with access to excellent public schools and a reasonable cost-of-living. Hershey is approximately 90 minutes to Philadelphia and Baltimore and less than 2.5 hours to Washington, D.C.
Interested candidates, please send cover letter and CV to Patty Shipton, FASPR, Physician Recruiter at firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applicants will continue until the position is filled.
The Penn State 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.
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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.