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Medical Director - Outpatient Pediatrics

Tower Health
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Closing date
Jul 4, 2025

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Full Time
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St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children is seeking a Medical Director/Outpatient Pediatrician for our Center for the Urban Child - Pediatric Practice on our hospital campus in Philadelphia, PA.

The Medical Director will direct the clinical activities of the practice, physicians, and nurse practitioners. Candidates will have proven experience in the areas of practice administration, mentoring, quality improvement, physician mentoring/counseling, and development/implementation of policies and procedures. Previous experience in the areas of medical practice design and change management is a plus. The Center for the Urban Child is a large academic practice with ~ 75 pediatric residents, ~20 providers, and over 50 support staff. This position carries a dual appointment with the Drexel University College of Medicine and access to many of their resources. Alongside primary care the CUC features a robust newborn clinic, a walk-in sick clinic, and integrated pediatric care with social workers; lactation consultants, imbedded behavioral health; a medical Legal Partnership; community health workers and more. We work side by side with the community members of North Philadelphia/Kensington and work tirelessly to address the social needs and social influences of health of this section of Philadelphia.


Position Highlights:

  • Oversee the daily clinical operations of medical staff
  • Provide leadership for operational issues
  • Policy design/implementation
  • Be an active physician within the practice
  • Develop practice oriented education
  • Mentor/Train clinical staff and collaborate with the office of GME
  • Active role in Quality Improvement
  • Recruitment of clinical staff - physicians & nurse practitioners
  • Manage expectations, duties and activity of physicians and nurse practitioners
  • Schedule: Monday - Friday
  • MD or DO
  • Unrestricted PA medical license
  • Graduate from an ACGME Pediatric Residency
  • Board Certified - Pediatrics
  • 5+ years clinical experience in a pediatric o/p practice
  • 3 years experience in practice leadership & change management

The Benefits We Offer:

  • Comprehensive compensation
  • Benefits Package: Health, Dental, Vision, & more
  • Retirement savings plan with employer match
  • Malpractice insurance & tail coverage
  • Paid Time Off : Vacation, Holiday, Sick, CME
  • CME allowance
  • Relocation assistance
  • H1B Visa & Green Card Support


Putting Kids and Families First Since 1875

A leader in pediatric care since 1875, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children's nationally recognized programs and pediatric specialists provide exceptional care to children from throughout the Greater Philadelphia area and around the world. The mission of St. Christopher's Hospital for Children is to provide quality pediatric services in a caring, progressive environment. St. Christopher's Hospital is committed to quality through teamwork, technology and service in a child-friendly, family-oriented environment.

For more than 100 years, our hospital has served children, families, and communities in Greater Philadelphia and surrounding communities. Caring for children is our passion. Here, we develop, offer, and refine nationally recognized programs through patient- and family-centered, collaborative, and innovative care.

We’re an academic medical center, which means we bring you the latest in diagnostics, treatments, and innovations — all tailored specifically to the needs of your child. Through our research, academics, and clinical care, children and families depend on the leading-edge care found only at an academic medical center.

The Community:

Philadelphia located between New York and Washington D.C, is considered to be the birthplace of the United States. The Constitution was debated here in Philadelphia in what is now the Independence Hall. The nearby Liberty Bell Center is home to the famous two-thousand-pound bell which became a symbol of freedom. The National Constitution Center also tells the story of 1920s prohibition. Learn more about Al Capone and other famous former inmates at the Eastern State Penitentiary. The Philadelphia Museum of Art, one of the country's largest museums, is not to be missed. At Fairmount Park, discover outdoor art on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, as well as the Smith Memorial Arch dedicated to Civil War heroes. Attractions for kids include Philadelphia Zoo, the oldest zoo in America. Meet more animals at the Academy of Natural Sciences or enjoy fun and educational interactive displays at the Please Touch Museum.


Tower Health is a regional integrated healthcare system that offers compassionate, high-quality, leading-edge healthcare and wellness services to communities in Berks, Chester, Montgomery, and Philadelphia Counties. With approximately 11,500 employees, Tower Health consists of Reading Hospital in West Reading; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown; and St. Christopher's Hospital for Children in Philadelphia, in partnership with Drexel University. Tower Health is strongly committed to academic medicine and training, including multiple residency and fellowship programs, the Drexel University College of Medicine at Tower Health, and the Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences in West Reading. The system also includes Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing; home healthcare provided by Tower Health at Home; TowerDirect ambulance and emergency response; Tower Health Medical Group; Tower Health Providers, our clinically integrated network; and 25 Tower Health Urgent Care facilities across our service area. For more information, visit

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