Vascular/Stroke Neurologist

Open Date 4/21/2017
Division Tower Health Medical Group
Description Due to extensive growth and community need Tower Health is seeking afellowship trained Vascular/Stroke Neurologist to join our award winning, Joint Commission-Certified Stroke Program at Reading Hospital as we grow into a Comprehensive Stroke Center in the development of our Neuroscience Center.

• Neuroscience Center is being developed to address the growing needs of community
• Primary Stroke Center (top 5% nationwide) moving to a Comprehensive Stroke Center
• Fully equipped and staffed to provide state-of-the-art rapid evaluation and treatment for stroke
• Rapid Response Brain Attack team – outcomes in the top 5% nationally
• Equipped with state-of-the-art diagnostic tools, including:
- Computed tomography
- 3.0 magnetic resonance imaging
- Duplex ultrasound
- Digital subtraction angiography
• 24/7 Neurology and Neurosurgery capability
• Responsible for medical management of stroke patients admitted to our stroke center and intensive care units
• CARF certified acute inpatient rehabilitation facility

Reading Hospital:
• 600+ acute care bed, not-for-profit, tertiary care, independent academic medical center
• 36-acre campus; 44+ locations across Berks County
• 1000+ medical staff
• Pennsylvania's busiest Emergency Departments with more than 133,000 visits annually
• One of Pennsylvania's leaders in surgical volume

Of the more than 30 awards, certifications and designations earned by Reading Hospital, just a few includeHealthGrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence four years in a row, as well as, theirAmerica's 100 Best Specialty Care Hospitals for critical care, pulmonary care and stroke care award; The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval; recognized by Verras' Medical Value Index as one of the 10 Best Hospitals in Pennsylvania for acute care; award winning hospital by The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association; Hospitals and health networks Healthcare's Most Wired Award; and Becker's Hospital Review as one of the 50 greenest hospitals in America.

The newest expansion in 2016, a 476,000 square foot surgical and inpatient tower, isReading HealthPlex for Advanced Surgical & Patient Care. Now one of the most technologically advanced and sophisticated surgical centers in the region, this new facility features:
• 24 surgical suites and includes 6 state-of-the-art Hybrid ORs, Stealth Neuronavigation, Zeiss Pentero Microscope and new Brain Lab
• 8 minor procedure rooms
• 150 private patient rooms equipped with smart technology
• 16 new emergency treatment rooms and expansion to 5 trauma bays
• 88,000 square foot rooftop Healing Garden making up over 72% of the building's overall footprint
Position Requirements

Position Requirements:

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

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time
Special Notes
About the Organization 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 & education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation. We also offer wellness programs & 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.

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 & Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences, & we have a comprehensive physician network.

Collaboration across Tower Health enables our hospitals, providers, leadership & staff to leverage best practices across the health system. Our hospitals have received national recognition for advanced care in areas such as neurosurgery and stroke, cardiac & vascular surgery, trauma, hematology & 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 & 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.
Hours Bi-Weekly None Specified

Reading Shift None Specified