Neurology - Stroke Medical Director

Location
Reading, Pennsylvania
Posted
Mar 03, 2020
Ref
2019-25179
Specialty
Neurology
Position Type
Permanent
Overview

Due to extensive growth and community need, Reading Hospital/Tower Health is seeking an experienced Vascular Neurologist or Endovascular Neurosurgeon to be the Stroke Medical Director and lead a very talented multidisciplinary team in the development a Comprehensive Stroke Program. This key leadership opportunity is a hospital employed position in our growing Neuroscience program. The ideal candidate will be Vascular fellowship trained and have extensive experience with a high acuity, high volume Stroke environment.

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 accomplished by telestroke. Over the past 5 years, Reading Hospital has responded to the critical community need by hiring 20+ Neurologists and 5 Neurosurgeons.

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

Neuroscience Awards and Recognition - Healthgrades - Reading Hospital:
  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2017-2019)
  • America's 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care™ (2013-2017)
  • Neurosciences Excellence Award™ (2013-2017)
  • Top 5% in the Nation for Neurosciences (2015-2017)
  • Top 5% in the Nation for Treatment of Stroke (2007-2017)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Stroke (2006-2017)


Job Summary

The Stroke Director will be joining a very experienced Stroke Team with layered support to include APCs. This leadership position provides a unique opportunity to join a very experience multidisciplinary unit in the expansion of the Neuroscience team and development of the Comprehensive Stroke Program.

What We Offer:
  • Competitive Salary and Incentive Program
  • Exceptional Health Insurance and Benefits
  • Educational Loan Assistance
  • 403b (matching) and 457b Retirement Plans
  • Spousal/Domestic Partner Job Search Support


Qualifications

MD or DO; Candidates must be licensed/eligible to practice medicine in Pennsylvania; Board Certified in Neurology & Vascular Neurology or Endovascular Neurosurgery.

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