Neurology, Sleep Medicine

Employer
Tower Health
Location
West Reading, Pennsylvania
Posted
Jul 16, 2019
Closes
Jul 15, 2020
Ref
1991872
Specialty
Pulmonary Disease
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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Overview

Reading Hospital, West Reading, PA, one of six acute-care hospitals comprising Tower Health, is seeking a Board-Eligible/Board-Certified Sleep Medicine Neurologist with a PA Medical License for our comprehensive Sleep Center. The Sleep Medicine Neurologist will be joining and two Board-Certified Neurologists with subspecialty certification in a busy, multidisciplinary Sleep Clinic with two full-time Nurse Practitioners, Registered Polysomnographic Technologists, and Respiratory Therapists (RRT and CRT).

Reading Hospital Sleep Center has been Accredited through AASM and has comprehensive Sleep Center designation in collaboration with Neurology, Pulmonology, Psychology, ENT, and Oromaxillofacial surgery. We are involved in a metabolic and weight management program with systemwide referrals originating from primary care, specialty, and pediatric practices.The pediatric Sleep Clinic benefits from collaboration with ENT doctors and St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children.

Other specialty services include:

- CBT and Psychology for Insomnia - ENT and Oromaxillo-Facial Surgery for Upper Airway- Related Interventions - Inspire Therapy

Tower Health is a six-hospital regional healthcare system in Southeast Pennsylvania with 100+ ambulatory practices, 20+ urgent care facilities, and home-based care. Tower Health provides cutting edge healthcare services to a population of 2.5 million people across four counties from Philadelphia to Berks County. Its flagship, Reading Hospital, is the largest hospital between Philadelphia and Pittsburgh. Tower Health is developing a comprehensive Neuroscience Service Line hiring 17 Neurologists and four Neurosurgeons in the last five years.

Neuroscience Awards and Recognition - Healthgrades - Reading Hospital:

• America’s 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2017-2019) • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care™ (2013-2017) • Top 5% in the Nation for Neurosciences (2015-2017) • Top 5% in the Nation for Treatment of Stroke (2007-2017)

Job Summary

The ideal candidate will be Board Certified in Sleep Medicine and will be very comfortable working in very busy, multidisciplinary Sleep Clinic. In addition to the 2 Board Certified Neurologists, we are support by 2 full time NPs and Respiratory Therapists (RRT & CRT), Registered Polysomnographers (RPSGT) and several staff members hold the Certification in Clinical Sleep Health (CCSH).

We utilize all modalities of treatment for our patient population:

  • Diagnostic testing both In-Lab and Home Sleep testing (HST)
  • CPAP
  • BPAP
  • IVAPS
  • ASV
  • PAP Naps

Specialty services in collaboration that are Offered with other centers of Excellence for our patient population include:

  • St. Chris Care for our pediatric patients
  • ENT and Oromaxillo-facial surgery for upper airway related interventions
  • Inspire therapy
  • CBT and Psychology for Insomnia

Our sleep center hosts a sleep apnea support group meeting quarterly. We offer educational and group support to patients with sleep apnea and snoring problems, and those on treatment for sleep apnea. The sleep center patient population ranges from newborn to geriatric.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive Salary and Incentive Program
  • Exceptional Health Insurance and Benefits
  • Educational Loan Assistance
  • 403b (matching) & 457b Retirement Plans
  • Spousal/Domestic Partner Job Search Support

Qualifications

MD or DO; Candidates must be licensed/eligible to practice medicine in Pennsylvania and BE/BC in Neurology, Sleep Medicine Neurology.

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