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Fellowship Trained Vascular Neurologist Opportunity to Join Growing Neuroscience Program

Employer
Tower Health
Location
West Reading, Pennsylvania
Salary
Competitive Compensation Plan with a superb benefits package
Closing date
Oct 10, 2022

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Job Details

Reading Hospital/Tower Health is seeking a Fellowship trained Vascular Neurologist to join our growing Neuroscience program working a 7 on 7 off schedule with telemedicine capabilities. The Vascular Neurologist will be rounding on a pure vascular service with a team that includes an Advanced Practitioner and Neurology Residents from our newly approved ACGME program. We will also consider a traditional work model (5 days a week) for the experienced Vascular Neurologist who is interested in a position of Stroke Medical Director.

Neuroscience Center is a multi-subspecialty clinical service line including 20+ Neurologists and APPs and 5 Neurosurgeons. Reading Hospital is a Primary Stroke Center with a highly collaborative, multidisciplinary stroke team with a state of art stroke unit and is supported by a technologically advanced endovascular treatment program and a Neuro ICU with 4 fellowship trained Neurointensivists. The stroke program is driven by the busiest Emergency Department in PA with over 135,000 visits per year with Stroke call primarily being accomplished by telestroke.

About Reading Hospital:

Reading Hospital is the flagship, Magnet Recognized, acute care hospital of Tower Health. Located in West Reading, Pa., Reading Hospital is a 714-bed hospital that is home to many top-tier specialty care centers, including Reading HealthPlex, Tower Health Transplant Institute, McGlinn Cancer Institute, Miller Regional Heart Center, Emergency Department, Level I Trauma Center and Beginnings Maternity Center, which houses the region's only Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). With more than 1,000 physicians and providers across 49 locations, Reading Hospital has been recognized for its quality outcomes and clinical expertise across services lines. It is listed as one of America's 100 Best Hospitals for five consecutive years and received a 5-Star Rating from CMS two years in a row. For more information, visit 
towerhealth.org.

Reading Hospital Awards and Recognition:

 

  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2022)
  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2017-2021)
  • America's 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care™ (2013-2021)
  • Neurosciences Excellence Award™ (2013-2021)
  • Top 10% in the Nation for Neurosciences (2015-2021)
  • Top 10% in the Nation for Treatment of Stroke (2007-2021)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Stroke (2006-2021)
  • One of 10 Best Value Hospitals in Pennsylvania
  • Top 1 percent of U.S. hospitals for clinical outcomes

Job Summary

The Vascular Neurologist will be joining a very experienced Stroke Team with layered support to include Advanced Practitioners and Residents. The opportunity provides a wide-ranging involvement in Stroke Neurology with high acuity and volume due to the busiest Emergency Department in Pennsylvania. The Vascular Neurologist has the opportunity to participate in the final development of the Comprehensive Stroke Program.

Benefits & Perks:

 

  • Competitive Compensation Plan with a superb benefits package
  • CME Allowance
  • Retirement programs
  • Educational Loan Forgiveness Assistance Program
  • Malpractice Insurance with Tail Coverage
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Spousal/Domestic Partner Job Search Support
  • H1B Visas and Green Card Sponsorship (we cannot currently support J1 Visa Waivers).


Living in Berks County - From Reading Fellows (Video)

Reading Hospital is located in West Reading, part of Berks County, Pennsylvania. This is an area that offers many wonderful places to live and raise a family. Berks County is 1 hour northwest of Philadelphia and within driving distance of other major metropolitan areas like Baltimore and New York City, offering an easy chance to get away for some big city excitement.

Contact Name: Ken Nichols

Contact Email: Kenneth.nichols@towerhealth.org

Contact Phone: 484-628-6581

Req # 2021-40630

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Qualifications

MD or DO

  • BE/BC in Neurology & Vascular Neurology
  • Licensed/eligible to obtain Pennsylvania Medical License

 

Company

Tower Health brings together more than 14,000 dedicated team members, 2,200 nationally recognized physicians, specialists and providers across more than 230 convenient locations. Our collaborative clinical excellence is leading the healthcare transformation — which means our communities have expanded access to advanced, comprehensive care by renowned physicians, when and where they need it.

Collaboration across Tower Health enables our hospitals, providers, leadership and staff to leverage best practices across the health system. Our patients benefit from access to a broad range of services — all right here in our region.

Tower Health also has a growing relationship with Drexel University to advance its academic strategy. The two organizations are collaborating to build an additional site location for Drexel’s College of Medicine in Wyomissing, less than one mile from Tower Health’s flagship, Reading Hospital. When fully operational, Drexel University College of Medicine at Tower Health will have the capacity to train and educate up to 300 medical students. It is anticipated to be complete for the 2021-22 academic year.

Recognition

Our hospitals have received national recognition for advanced care in areas such as neurosurgery and stroke, cardiac and vascular surgery, trauma, hematology and 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 and inpatient facilities in the region.

Commitment

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.

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Telephone
4846286737
Location
420 S. Fifth Ave
West Reading
Pennsylvania
19611
US
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