Academic Hospitalist

Employer
Tower Health
Location
Reading, Pennsylvania
Closing date
Sep 27, 2023

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Specialty
Hospital Medicine (MD)
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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Tower Health is an innovative, leading health system dedicated to advancing the health and transforming the lives of the people we serve through compassionate, accessible, high quality, cost-effective healthcare. Together, our four acute care hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care - from prevention, screenings and education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation. We also offer wellness programs and public health services that ensure our communities are the healthiest they can be.

Across our system, you'll find many opportunities to build an outstanding career. With more than 11,000 team members, Tower Health offers 27 urgent care facilities. Tower Health Medical Group offers a connected network of more than 143 primary care and specialty care locations, that includes 761 physicians and 367 Advanced Practice Providers.


Responsibilities

Day shifts are solely in a teaching environment with controlled census based on team size. The four team models include: one team of attending with 2 medical students, one team of attending with senior resident and 2 medical students and two traditional teams of attending, 1 senior resident, 2 interns and 2 to 3 medical students.

Night shifts are admitting shifts in rotation with the Hospitalists with focus of supervising in-patient teaching service which includes supervising resident admissions, resident response to Code blue and rapid response team resident supervision. Internal Medicine Board Certification and ACLS certification is required.

Faculty administrative time includes but is not limited to teaching, mentoring, program innovations, curriculum development as well as personal faculty development and scholarly activity.

Bedside clinical care and teaching involves: 125 total 12 hour shifts annually: 119 day shifts of 12 hours per shift (17 weeks) Monday through Sunday work week block and 6 night shifts of 12 hour shifts annually.

Faculty administrative and teaching time: administrative time is equivalent to 516 hours of time scheduled on non-clinical blocks annually

We Offer:
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Comprehensive benefits including health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance
  • Retirement savings plan with employer automatic contribution and employer match.
  • Malpractice insurance
  • Up to $100K in Educational Loan Assistance
  • Generous paid time-off allowance - Vacation (4 weeks) and CME (1 week) in non-clinical scheduled weeks.
  • CME time and money
  • Relocation assistance
  • H1B Visa & Green Card Support (*does not qualify for J1 Waiver)
  • Supportive health system to advance goals

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 within driving distance of major metropolitan areas like Baltimore, Philadelphia, and New York City, offering an easy chance to get away for some big city excitement.

Qualifications

Internal Medicine Board Certification and ACLS certification is required.

Candidates must have experience as a Chief Resident or 1+ year of teaching experience in a Hospitalist setting.

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