The Department of Surgery at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State Children’s Hospital and Penn State College of Medicine is seeking a full-time faculty Dentist/Division Chief for the newly-created Division of Dentistry. The applicant selected will be responsible for organizing the process to launch a dental program at our academic medical center and recruit additional dental faculty and staff to provide inpatient and outpatient dental care, with the eventual goal being the launch of a dental residency program to support hospital and community dentistry needs.
Academic appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Interested candidates must possess a DDS or DMD degree, be a graduate of an approved hospital-based surgical residency program, have a minimum of five years’ experience in inpatient dental management with three to five years’ experience in an acute care hospital setting, and qualify for licensure in the state of Pennsylvania. Candidates must have a proven track record of leadership, organizational skills, and the ability to lead the new division in its active stage of growth. Experience in clinical and didactic teaching of dental students and/or surgical residents is preferred.
Our community emulates the values Milton Hershey instilled in the town that holds his name. We have neighborhoods located in both family-friendly suburban settings and thriving cities rich in theater, arts and culture. Our community offers a range of outdoor activities and diverse experiences.
The Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Children’s Hospital and College of Medicine 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 Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce. Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled.
Internal Number: -
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.