Busiest ED in Pennsylvania Seeking Pediatric EM Physician
March 12, 2018
West Reading, Pennsylvania
Full Time - Experienced
Reading Hospital - Tower Health, a 600+ bed tertiary care facility is a not-for-profit, independent, academic medical center and a Level II trauma center located in West Reading, PA. We are seeking Board Eligible/Board Certified fellowship trained Pediatric Emergency Medicine physicians to staff a growing, active, established pediatric emergency department.
Our Emergency Department is the busiest in the state of Pennsylvania treating over 135,000 patients annually including 30,000 children per year. This July we are opening our 16-bed self-contained pediatric emergency department within our 120-bed ED. We are a collegial, fully employed physician group serving the city of Reading and all of Berks County, PA, with a population in excess of 400,000. We have the support of 24-hour in-patient pediatric and adult hospitalists, trauma surgery, obstetrics, and anesthesiology. Reading Hospital currently has successful Obstetrics and Gynecology, Internal Medicine and Family Medicine residency programs. It serves as a teaching site for medical students, advanced practice provider trainees, and rotating fellows. An Emergency Medicine Residency Program is beginning in July 2018. Educational and quality improvement opportunities abound. Salaries are competitive and rank above the national average. Financial support for relocation, generous paid time off and CME allowances, and comprehensive healthcare insurance coverage are just some of the benefits we offer.
Internal Number: PEM_2017
About 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.