Jobs Academic Pediatric Otolaryngologist

Pediatrics - Otolaryngology Physician Job with Penn State Health in Hershey, PA

Job ID: 951510
Employer Job ID: 27993

Academic Pediatric Otolaryngologist

Hershey, PA 17033

Highlights & Benefits

  • Academic Opportunities

Job Description

The Department of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery at Penn State University College of Medicine and Penn State Health is seeking an additional full-time  Pediatric Otolaryngologist.   

The Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology at the Penn State Children’s Hospital is rapidly growing and seeking new candidates interested in complex pediatric head and neck care.  There are currently two pediatric otolaryngologists and an experienced airway physician assistant devoted to the care of our pediatric otolaryngology patients. We are poised to develop an open airway practice within our already established multidisciplinary airway programs.  Additionally, we have a need for additional surgeons interested in the surgical management of pediatric hearing loss and chronic ear disease.  With a very large referral base and catchment area and supportive leadership, it is easy to develop the subspecialty niche of your choice here in central Pennsylvania. 

The Department of Otolaryngology is robust in clinical care and research.  With departmental resources including a research technician and statistician, the ability to grow your research career is endless and well supported.  There are numerous opportunities for both teaching and leadership positions as well, enabling you to grow all aspects of your career. Being a part of a Big 10 institution offers vast resources and opportunities.

The successful applicant will join a growing team of collaborative, clinical providers with the resources of one of the leading academic medical centers in the nation. Appointment will be at the Assistant/Associate/Professor level. 

Compensation and Benefits

  • Competitive salary - guaranteed base salary and potential for both productivity and academic bonus opportunities.
  • Health, dental, vision, life, disability, and malpractice insurance
  • 20 days of vacation
  • 10 days of CME
  • 401k match up to 10%

Position Requirements

  • M.D., M.D/Ph.D., D.O., or equivalent degree
  • Completion of an approved OTO-HNS residency program
  • BC/BE Otolaryngology and be fellowship trained to provide clinical and hospital-based Pediatric Otolaryngological care for our patients.

About Us

  • Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State College of Medicine and Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital are committed to enhancing the quality of life through improved health, the professional preparation of those who will serve the health needs of others, and the discovery of knowledge that will benefit all.
  • Penn State Children’s Hospital is an approximately 389,000 square-foot, 8 story hospital with 146 licensed pediatric beds,  offers the highest level of care with a 56 bed Level IV NICU and 36 bed PICU with an on-campus outpatient  surgery center serving 150,000+ children annually.
  • The Penn State Children’s Hospital has been recognized for 12 consecutive years among the best children’s hospitals in multiple specialties.  Additionally, it has been named a Level 1 Children’s Surgery Center by the American College of Surgeons Children’s Surgery Verification Program. 


  • Hershey is a suburban community in a metropolitan area and is one of the fastest growing regions in the state.
  • The area offers excellent schools with many of the surrounding districts ranking in the top  100 in the state.
  • Hershey is approximately 12 miles from Harrisburg, the state capital, and approximately 25 miles from Lancaster, a quintessential college town with abundant history and culture.  It is also within a short train ride or drive to  New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC, and Baltimore.


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.

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