Neurology - General Neurologist

Location
Coatesville, Pennsylvania
Posted
Mar 03, 2020
Ref
2018-23240
Specialty
Neurology
Position Type
Permanent
Overview

Due to extensive growth and community need, Brandywine Hospital, located in Coatesville, PA, is seeking a General Neurologist to join our very busy and growing Neurology practice. The ideal candidate must be comfortable with a wide range of neurological issues and have an interest in growing the Neurology practice. The new physician will join a team of 20+ Neurologists and 7 Neurosurgeons in the growing Neuroscience Service Line program. Tower Health will be starting a Neurology Residency Program in the near future.

The Tower Health Neuroscience Center is a multi-subspecialty clinical service line addressing the needs in the 7 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 25+ Neurologists and 7 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)

Brandywine Hospital is 171-bed facility located in beautiful Chester County, PA 35 miles west of Philadelphia and part of Tower Health, a 7 hospital health systems spanning 4 counties in southeast Pennsylvania from North Philadelphia to Berks County. Brandywine Hospital has an award-winning cardiovascular program and is also recognized for quality with Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement, Woundcare and a Primary Stroke Program.

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.

Job Summary

The General Neurologist must be comfortable with managing a wide range of Neurological issues to include Movement disorders, Stroke, Epilepsy, Headache syndromes, Neuro-muscular disorders but will have the support of 20+ Neurologists with many subspecialists. There will opportunities for academic participation with medical students and Neurology residents. The Neurologist is responsible for both inpatient and outpatient care and must also participate in call. The Neurology practice currently consist of 1 Neurologists, 1 Nurse Practitioner with the need and plans to expand to 3 Neurologists.

What We Offer:
  • Very Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive benefits
  • Relocation assistance
  • 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

Requirements: MD or DO; candidates must be licensed/eligible to practice medicine in Pennsylvania and Board Eligible/Board Certified in Neurology.

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