Pottstown Hospital located 40 miles northwest of Philadelphia and 20 miles southeast of West Reading, on the Schuylkill River.
Due to growth, Pottstown Hospital is seeking a pediatric hospitalist to join our team full-time. The ideal candidate is BC/BE in pediatrics; recent pediatric hospitalist experience with recent delivery room experience.
•Rounding on all newborns in the level 1 Nursery/Special Care Nursery, about 500 deliveries per year, caring for newborns 35 weeks and up
•Coverage for deliveries of newborns including all c-sections and any other high risk delivery when requested by OB
•Stabilization of any newborn requiring transfer to the NICU (Neonatologist available for emergent consultation about 30 minutes away)
•Pediatric consultation coverage in the Emergency Department which sees about 8000 pediatric patients annually
•Opportunity to spend a portion of your time in the affiliated outpatient office, if desired
•An extremely supportive administration that is providing the resources to grow the service
•Group of collegial and well-trained Pediatricians throughout the community
•A comprehensive benefits package which includes an excellent base salary plus incentive, malpractice, health, life, dental, disability, and a retirement program
•Strong growth potential
7 on 7 off Schedule Saturday-Sunday: come in each morning to round on the babies, remaining time through 7a Monday home call
REQUIRED: Current skills in spinal taps, arterial punctures, intubation, umbilical line placement and resuscitation; PALS and NRP certification required as well as active Pennsylvania physician license and DEA.
Internal Number: 2018-18512
About Tower Health
Tower Health is a seven-hospital regional healthcare system in Southeast Pennsylvania with 100+ ambulatory practices and 20+ urgent care facilities.
Tower Health serves a population of 2.5 million people across four counties with the flagship, Reading Hospital, being the largest hospital between Philadelphia and Pittsburgh.
Drexel University College of Medicine and Tower Health have partnered to establish a new four-year medical school campus in West Reading, near Reading Hospital, opening in 2021.
This partnership will also be assuming ownership of St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children in North Philadelphia.