Overview: Reading Hospital is a not-for-profit leading regional health system committed to advancing health and transforming lives of the people we serve. Through physician and staff commitment, we have established a culture of collaboration, professionalism, transparency and responsibility that allows us to deliver high-quality care through evidence-based medicine. Established as The Reading Dispensary in 1867, the 750+ bed Reading Hospital has since expanded into a leader in tertiary care for this region of Pennsylvania. As an Academic teaching hospital, residencies include Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, OB/GYN, Osteopathy, Podiatry, and Pharmacy.
Reading Hospital - Tower Health is seeking a Board Certified Family Medicine Physician with OB experience and an Osteopathic Family Medicine Physicianto join our Family Medicine Faculty and become part of our well-established and well-respected Family Residency Program. These positions will provide teaching and support for our Family Medicine Residents. We are seeking physicians with experience in inpatient and ambulatory patient care, as you will have clinical care of your own private outpatients approximately 3-4 sessions per week. Additionally, you will round approximately 1:6 weekends; off all others.
Our Family Medicine Residency Program was established in 1972 and has recently expanded from 18 to 24 residents. Our clinical site sees a diverse patient population, with over 14,000 visits annually. We are a NCQA recognized Level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Home. Our program fosters a collegial, supportive environment conducive to learning and professional growth.
Reading Hospital is a 600+-bed, Level I Trauma Center and regional referral center. We are a fully-accredited ACGME Family Medicine Residency and also are a dually accredited Family Medicine Osteopathic Residency.
Our facility, in scenic Berks County, consists of a 22-building complex located on a 36-acre suburban campus in West Reading, PA, serving a population of over 400,000. Reading Hospital perennially ranks among the top four Pennsylvania hospitals inpatient admissions, surgical procedures, outpatient service emergency care volume (131,000/year), outpatient services and more than 3,500 births annually.
What We Offer:
Educational loan assistance
Attractive physician incentive program
Generous CME stipends and time off
Claims-made malpractice insurance including tail coverage
403b and 457b retirement plans with company match through Lincoln Financial
Excellent health/dental/vision benefits
Spousal job search support
Qualifications: Experience BC Osteopathic Family Medicine; OMM skills and teaching experience a plus. Individual interests (i.e. sports medicine) encouraged.
Internal Number: 2018-18814
About Tower Health
Tower Health is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people.
Together, our six 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. Our caring, highly trained physicians and staff are committed to patient safety and patient satisfaction.
Who We Are
With more than 11,000 team members, Tower Health includes Reading Hospital, a teaching hospital based in West Reading; Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville; Chestnut Hill Hospital, a teaching hospital in Philadelphia; Jennersville Hospital in West Grove; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; and Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown. We also operate Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing and Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences, and we have a comprehensive physician network. All of our facilities participate in our partnership with the UPMC Healt...h Plan.
Collaboration across Tower Health enables our hospitals, providers, leadership and staff to leverage best practices across the health system. Our patients benefit from access to a broad range of services — all right here in our region.
Our hospitals have received national recognition for advanced care in areas such as neurosurgery and stroke, cardiac and vascular surgery, trauma, hematology and oncology. Reading HealthPlex, which opened at Reading Hospital in October 2016, combines state-of-the-art technology and world-class design to make the HealthPlex one of the most sophisticated surgical centers and inpatient facilities in the region.
At Tower Health, we have a rich history of providing high-quality, cost-effective care in the communities we serve. As the healthcare industry continues to change, one thing remains steadfast: Tower Health’s commitment to Advancing Health, Transforming Lives.