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Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Employer
Tower Health
Location
Reading, Pennsylvania
Closing date
May 29, 2025

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Specialty
Obstetrics
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Tower Health is seeking a nationally recognized physician leader in obstetrics and gynecology to serve as the Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Based primarily out of Tower Health's flagship, Reading Hospital, the new Chair will also serve as Tower Health’s Physician Lead for Women's Health.

Tower Health is a regional integrated healthcare system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to four communities in Pennsylvania. With more than 10,000 employees, Tower Health consists of Reading Hospital; Phoenixville Hospital; Pottstown Hospital; and St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, and a partnership with Drexel University in Philadelphia.

As the flagship hospital of Tower Health, Reading Hospital has 6,100 employees and is licensed for 697 beds. The hospital is home to many top-tier specialty care centers, including a cancer and heart institute, an emergency department that includes a Level I Trauma Center, and the Beginnings Maternity Center, which houses the region's only Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Healthgrades® has recognized Reading Hospital as one of America's 50 Best Hospitals for 2024.

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer of Reading Hospital and the Chief Executive Officer of Tower Health Physician Enterprise, the new Chair will provide strategic and operational leadership for all aspects of the department within the Reading Hospital and Tower Health's Women's Health service line. They will strive to strengthen the academic mission and clinical excellence of the department with recruitment, retention, development, and support of outstanding clinical faculty and staff. The Chair is expected to maintain clinical practice, with allocation for administrative responsibilities.

The ideal candidate will be a leader with a strong commitment to enhancing patient-centered care and community partnership. They will have the experience leading a strong, mainstream Ob/Gyn department, focused on ensuring highest quality & safety for women and adhering to evidence based best practice. They will exhibit a collaborative leadership style and possess extensive experience in navigating complex hospital environments, including experience to oversee a busy clinical service line. An M.D., D.O., or equivalent medical degree, board certification in obstetrics & gynecology, eligibility for medical licensure in Pennsylvania, and credentials for an appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor at Drexel University College of Medicine are essential requirements.

Please direct all nominations, expressions of interest, and applications including a cover letter and CV to Dan Dimenstein and Tricia Porter, preferably via e-mail, to tporter@wittkieffer.com.

Tower Health values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

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