Due to successful growth, Reading Hospital, an award winning 750 bed tertiary care teaching Medical Center of Tower Health is seeking a BC/BE Pediatrician to join its well-established Children’s Health Center Outpatient/Nursery/Academic Pediatrics Practice.
You will join a group of well-trained Pediatricians who enjoy teaching residents and medical students both in the office and the nursery while caring for a primarily underserved population
The group currently includes 5 Pediatricians and 2 CRNPs
The office is located on the West Reading campus just one block from the Hospital Schedule – Monday to Friday day shift. Though a 4-day work week is an option as well. The on-call rotation will be 1 in every 5 to 6 evenings and weekends, on average, with 1st call Family Medicine senior resident coverage for answering service calls
The hospital’s Pediatric services include: around the clock in-house Neonatology coverage for deliveries and consults; a dedicated Pediatrics area in the Emergency Department; 24/7 Pediatrics Hospitalists; some ambulatory Pediatrics specialty services
Inpatient teaching rounds in the nursery every 5th week with Allopathic and Osteopathic Family Medicine residents and medical students rotating in Pediatrics
A supportive administration that is providing the resources to grow the service Be a part of consistent growth – Opening Feb 7th 2019, a 16-bed self-contained pediatric emergency unit within our 120-bed ED.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 2018-22914
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