Job ID: 289077212  |  Last Updated: 3/1/2018

Fellowship trained Vascular/Stroke Neurologists

Reading Hospital
West Reading, PA
Applicant Contact
Ken Nichols
(484) 628-6581

Job Description

Due to extensive growth and community need Reading Hospital is seeking additional fellowship trained Vascular/Stroke Neurologists to join our award winning, Joint Commission-Certified Stroke Program as we grow into a Comprehensive Stroke Center in the development of our Neuroscience Center.

Neuroscience Center is being developed to address the growing needs of community
Primary Stroke Center (top 5% nationwide) moving to a Comprehensive Stroke Center
Fully equipped and staffed to provide state-of-the-art rapid evaluation and treatment for stroke
Rapid Response Brain Attack team outcomes in the top 5% nationally
Equipped with state-of-the-art diagnostic tools, including:
- Computed tomography
- 3.0 magnetic resonance imaging
- Duplex ultrasound
- Digital subtraction angiography
24/7 Neurology and Neurosurgery capability
Responsible for medical management of stroke patients admitted to our stroke center and intensive care units
CARF certified acute inpatient rehabilitation facility

Reading Hospital:
600+ acute care bed, not-for-profit, tertiary care, independent academic medical center
36-acre campus; 44+ locations across Berks County
1000+ medical staff
One of Pennsylvania's busiest Emergency Departments: 135K+ annually
One of Pennsylvania's leaders in surgical volume

The newest expansion in 2016, a 476,000 square foot surgical and inpatient tower, is Reading HealthPlex for Advanced Surgical & Patient Care. Now one of the most technologically advanced and sophisticated surgical centers in the region, this new facility features:
24 surgical suites and includes 6 state-of-the-art Hybrid ORs, Stealth Neuronavigation, Zeiss Pentero Microscope and new Brain Lab
8 minor procedure rooms
150 private patient rooms equipped with smart technology
16 new emergency treatment rooms and expansion to 5 trauma bays
88,000 square foot rooftop Healing Garden making up over 72% of the building's overall footprint

Position Requirements:
MD or DO; Candidates must be licensed/eligible to practice medicine in Pennsylvania and BE/BC in Vascular Neurology.

Employer Profile

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. Tower Health was formed October 1, 2017.

With 11,000 team members, Tower Health includes six acute-care hospitals:
-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
-Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown

Tower Health also includes:
-Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing
-Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences
-Tower Health Medical Group; a physician network with 2,000 physicians, specialists and providers across 75 convenient locations
-All Tower Health facilities participate in our provider-payer plan, Tower Health/UPMC Health Plan

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