1+ months

Department Chair - Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation

Penn State Health
Hershey, Pennsylvania
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Bring your leadership and vision to Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and Penn State College of Medicine as the Chair of the Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, a member of the Academic Practice Division.

Empower. Motivate. Challenge.
If you are an inclusive leader with a collaborative leadership style that promotes partnerships, we encourage you to consider this position. In addition to demonstrated leadership and effectiveness in building research initiatives with clinical programs and the ability to work effectively within a highly matrixed interdisciplinary environment, ideal candidates must have uncompromising standards of professionalism and the ability to take a larger, institutional view.

Accountable for the development and implementation of strategy and policies; you will plan, lead, organize and direct the clinical, educational, research, community, and business affairs of the department; and represent the department with the medical center, the university, and other external constituents, collaborators, and customers. You will be expected to undertake new opportunities as needed to maintain and strengthen existing activities and, in coordination with institutional goals, to develop new efforts, including:

• Enhancing the success of clinical operations and community/regional outreach

• Continuing to develop the quality and scope of educational programs

• Deepening the research enterprise

• Recruiting, developing and leading a high-functioning team 

Comprised of over 45 faculty who provide comprehensive orthopaedic, sports medicine and podiatric service across 10 subspecialties, the department provides outstanding musculoskeletal care to a diverse population throughout central Pennsylvania. Penn State Health is a growing tertiary care health system with a level I trauma center and provides team physician coverage to three professional sports teams, three universities\colleges (including University Park, a Division I Team) and seven local high schools. We provide:

• Foot and Ankle Surgery

• Pediatric Orthopaedics

• Hand and Wrist Surgery

• Musculoskeletal Oncology

• Shoulder and Elbow Surgery

• Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery

• Hip and Knee Joint Arthroplasty

• Spine Surgery

• Primary Care Sports Medicine

• Podiatry

Qualified applicants should submit a letter of interest to:

Erica L. Geist, Physician Recruiter

Penn State Health

Email: egeist@pennstatehealth.psu.edu

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.


Posted: 2020-12-08 Expires: 2021-01-31

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