Pediatric Hospitalist at Tower Health needed due to growth
Reading Hospital - Tower Health
February 8, 2018
West Reading, Pennsylvania
Full Time - Experienced
Reading Hospital, part of Tower Health, an award winning 600+ bed tertiary care teaching hospital and Medical Center (rated as a top hospital by the Leapfrog Group, Healthgrades and the Joint Commission) is seeking a BC/BE Pediatrician to join its well-established, busy, and rapidly growing Pediatric Hospitalist Program. This position is an expansion position due to growth.
The Practice Provides:
A total of 6 Pediatric Hospitalists
Group of collegial and well-trained Pediatricians throughout the community
19 Pediatric Beds with approximately 60 admissions per month
No coverage for deliveries or newborn nursery required
An 16-bed self-contained pediatric emergency department within our 120-bed ED is scheduled to open July 1, 2018
An extremely supportive administration that is providing the resources to grow the service
A comprehensive benefits package which includes an excellent base salary plus incentive, malpractice, health, life, dental, disability, and a retirement program
Up to $100K in Educational Loan Assistance
Strong growth potential
The ideal candidate will be BC/BE in pediatrics with recent pediatric hospitalist experience. Current skills in spinal taps, intubation and resuscitation; PALS and NRP certification required.
Schedule: Rotation of Day/Night 12 hour shifts, 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM
The Community Provides:
A variety of living options, including suburban, urban and rural
A service area population of over 400,000 and growing
Two local school systems that consistently rank as among the top systems in Pennsylvania
A lower cost of living when compared to other parts of the state, including a wide variety of beautiful homes at affordable prices
The community's central location places it close by to an abundance of recreational amenities, professional sporting events, concerts, outstanding dining, fantastic shopping, antique stores, and so much more
Philadelphia is only a little more than an hour away, Washington DC and New York City are a little more than 2 hours away.
While there may be other Pediatric Hospitalist positions available, few will offer the balance between quality of life, professional satisfaction, and income that this one can provide. With a focus on providing outstanding care, not generating revenue, and living in a beautiful and affordable part of Pennsylvania, this position is not to be missed.
Internal Number: Peds Hospitalist
About Reading Hospital - Tower Health
Tower Health is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people. Together, our six hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care from prevention, screenings & education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation. We also offer wellness programs & public health services that ensure our communities are the healthiest they can be. Our caring, highly trained physicians and staff are committed to patient safety and patient satisfaction.
With more than 11,000 team members, Tower Health includes Reading Hospital, a teaching hospital based in West Reading; Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville; Chestnut Hill Hospital, a teaching hospital in Philadelphia; Jennersville Hospital in West Grove; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; and Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown. We also operate Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing & Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences, & we have a comprehensive physician network.
Collaboration across Tower Health enables our hospitals, providers, leadership & staff to lev...erage best practices across the health system. Our hospitals have received national recognition for advanced care in areas such as neurosurgery and stroke, cardiac & vascular surgery, trauma, hematology & oncology. Reading HealthPlex, which opened at Reading Hospital in October 2016, combines state-of-the-art technology and world-class design to make the HealthPlex one of the most sophisticated surgical centers & inpatient facilities in the region.
At Tower Health, we have a rich history of providing high-quality, cost-effective care in the communities we serve. As the healthcare industry continues to change, one thing remains steadfast: Tower Health’s commitment to Advancing Health, Transforming Lives.