Penn State Health Physician Assistant - Physl Med & Rehab in Hershey, Pennsylvania

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Location: US:PA:Hershey

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 1.0

Shift: Day

Hours: 7:30 am - 5 pm

Recruiter: Please contact Esther Zechman at ezechman@pennstatehealth.psu.edu for additional information

JOB SUMMARY:

Seeking a Physician Assistant to join our growing Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R) practice at Penn State Health.

PM&R is a medical specialty that employs a holistic approach to patient care in order to improve functional ability, quality of life, and overall health for patients with physical impairments or disabilities. The overall patient population may include (but is not limited to): stroke, spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, amputation, multiple trauma, cardiopulmonary disease, cancer, and other neurologic, rheumatologic, and musculoskeletal conditions. Procedural experience not required, but any experience with the following would be preferred: joint injections/aspirations, baclofen pump management, Botox injections, and trigger point injections.

Prior PM&R, neurology, or orthopedic experience preferred, but not required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Graduate of an AMA approved Physician Assistant Program or baccalaureate or higher degree program that meets licensure requirements in the State of Pennsylvania required.

National Certification in Pennsylvania or in another State with reciprocity and licensure to practice in Pennsylvania required.

Relevant experience preferred.

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 hrsolutions@pennstatehealth.psu.edu or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance.

Union: Non Bargained