Pottstown General Neurologist

Location
Pottstown, Pennsylvania
Posted
Mar 03, 2020
Ref
2019-25364
Specialty
Neurology
Position Type
Permanent
Overview

Due to extensive growth and community need, Tower Health is seeking a General Neurologist to join our growing Tri-County Neurology practice in Limerick, PA, 30 miles northwest of Philadelphia. The newly employed Neurologist will be joining a very busy Neurology practice of 4 other General Neuorlogists as well as a Tower Health Neuroscience Service Line of 20+ Neurologists and 7 Neurosurgeons. The ideal candidate must have the qualifications and be comfortable with the treatment of a wide range of Neurological disorders.

The Tower Health Neuroscience Center is a multi-subspecialty clinical service line addressing the needs in the six Tower Health hospitals in 4 counties of Southeast PA. Reading Hospital is in the final stages of developing a Comprehensive Stroke Program to deal with the growing volume and acuity. The Stroke Center has a highly collaborative, multidisciplinary stroke team with a state of art stroke unit and is supported by a technologically advanced endovascular treatment program and a Neuro ICU with 3 fellowship trained Neurointensivists. The stroke program is driven by the busiest Emergency Department in PA with over 135,000 visits per year with call primarily being done by telestroke. Over the past 5 years, Reading Hospital has responded to the critical community need by hiring 20+ Neurologists and 5 Neurosurgeons.

Neuroscience Awards and Recognition - Reading Hospital:

Healthgrades -
  • Neurosciences Excellence Award™ (2014-2020)
  • Stroke Care Excellence Award™ (2007-2020)
  • Top 5% in the Nation for Treatment of Stroke (2007-2020)
  • Top 10% in the Nation for Neurosciences (2014-2020)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Stroke (2006-2020)

Tower Health is a regional, integrated healthcare system comprised of seven (7) acute care hospitals that offers leading-edge compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people across southeastern Pennsylvania.

Drexel University and Tower Health have joined forces to add an additional location for the university's College of Medicine in West Reading, less than one mile from the Reading Hospital campus. This collaboration will bring undergraduate and graduate clinical education and research to a single campus. The new campus will be completed in time for the 2021-2022 academic year. When fully operational, the campus will train 200 medical school students.

Most recently, Tower Health & Drexel University partnered to acquire St. Christopher's Hospital for Children in Philadelphia which adds the much-needed Pediatric acute care to the expanding health system. St. Christopher's provides care to more than 100,000 children annually.

Pottstown Hospital is your community healthcare provider; a 232-bed facility. Our full range of health services include inpatient and outpatient, medical and surgical, and diagnostic and emergency care, to name a few. We believe in the power of people to create great care. We're 1,150 healthcare professionals strong. Pottstown Hospital strives to exceed patient expectations, while delivering compassionate, safe, quality care. And we work hard every day to be a place of healing, caring and connection for patients and families in the community we call home.

Job Summary

Due to extensive growth and community need, Pottstown Hospital located in Pottstown, PA is seeking a General Neurologist to join our growing Neurology practice. The ideal candidate must have the qualifications and interest to assist in the expansion of Neuroscience Center and also participate in call. Provider will be responsible for inpatient and outpatient care.
  • Provider must be comfortable in managing Movement disorders, Stroke, Epilepsy, Headache syndromes, Neuro-muscular disorders.
  • Provider will function independently providing services to the community, but also part of a larger Tower Health Neuroscience Group.
  • Provider will be able to engage in Academic opportunities.
  • Provider will float to 2 Locations Phoenixville and Pottstown Hospital for inpatient coverage.
  • Outpatient practice will be located in Limerick, PA.

What We Offer: Very Competitive salary; Comprehensive benefits; Relocation assistance; Sign On Bonus; Malpractice coverage; Educational Loan Repayment Assistance; Community: Excellent schools and colleges and a multitude of cultural, recreational, shopping and sporting attractions are in the vicinity. Easy access to shore points, two airports and major metro areas, such as Philadelphia, Washington, DC and New York City .

Qualifications

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

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