Pediatric Endocrinologist

Location
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Posted
Jul 29, 2020
Ref
2020-30295
Specialty
Endocrinology
Position Type
Permanent
Overview

Tower Health is an innovative, leading health system dedicated to advancing the health and transforming the lives of the people we serve through compassionate, accessible, high quality, cost-effective healthcare. Together, our seven hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care from prevention, screening 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.

Across our system, you'll find many opportunities to build an outstanding career. With more than 14,000 team members, Tower Health offers 25 urgent care facilities and a connected network of 3,200 physicians, specialists, and providers across more than 230 convenient locations.

Job Summary

St. Christopher's Hospital for Children

A leader in pediatric care since 1875, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children's nationally recognized programs and pediatric specialists provide exceptional care to children from throughout the Greater Philadelphia area and around the world. The mission of St. Christopher's Hospital for Children is to provide quality pediatric services in a caring, progressive environment. St. Christopher's Hospital is committed to quality through teamwork, technology and service in a child-friendly, family-oriented environment.

Caring for children is our passion. Here, we develop, offer, and refine nationally recognized programs through patient- and family-centered, collaborative, and innovative care.

We're an academic medical center, which means we bring you the latest in diagnostics, treatments, and innovations — all tailored specifically to the needs of your child. Through our research, academics, and clinical care, children and families depend on the leading-edge care found only at an academic medical center.

The Section of Endocrinology and Diabetes is a growing practice with 3 board-certified pediatric endocrinologists who follow a large population of patients affected by diabetes and general endocrine disorders. In addition, our section has a well-established fellowship training program. The rapidly growing number of patients has prompted us to seek a full-time board certified/board eligible pediatric endocrinologist at the Assistant Professor level. This is an excellent academic opportunity for a physician with a strong clinical orientation and interests in scholarly activities and teaching.

Experienced endocrinologists preferred, but candidates who have recently completed their Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship will be considered.

In joining St. Christopher's Endocrinology and Diabetes Section y ou'll enjoy:
  • Work/life balance and flexibility
  • Teaching, quality improvement and strategic development opportunities
  • The latest in diagnostics, treatments, and innovations
  • EMR System: EPIC
  • Team-based care with dedicated support staff

Benefits & Perks:
  • Competitive Compensation Plan with Comprehensive Benefits
  • Generous earned time-off
  • CME time and money
  • 403(b) (matched) and 457(b) Retirement Plans
  • Educational Loan Assistance
  • Malpractice Insurance with Tail Coverage
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Spousal/Domestic Partner Job Search Support
  • Currently we support J1 visa waivers
  • H1B visas and green card sponsorship

Philadelphia, located between New York and Washington D.C, is considered to be the birthplace of the United States. The Constitution was debated here in Philadelphia in what is now Independence Hall. The nearby Liberty Bell Center is home to the famous two-thousand-pound bell which became a symbol of freedom. The National Constitution Center also tells the story of 1920s prohibition. Learn more about Al Capone and other famous former inmates at the Eastern State Penitentiary. The Philadelphia Museum of Art, one of the country's largest museums, is not to be missed. At Fairmount Park, discover outdoor art on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, as well as the Smith Memorial Arch dedicated to Civil War heroes. Attractions for kids include Philadelphia Zoo, the oldest zoo in America. Meet more animals at the Academy of Natural Sciences or enjoy fun and educational interactive displays at the Please Touch Museum.

Contact Name: Ellen Delgado

Contact Email: ellen.delgado@towerhealth.org

Contact Phone: 610-334-3394 (Call or Text)

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Drexel University College of Medicine at Tower Health

Qualifications

  • Fellowship trained board certified/board eligible Pediatric Endocrinologist
  • Must be board-certified by the American Board of Pediatrics
  • Hold or be eligible for an unrestricted and unchallenged license to practice medicine in the state of Pennsylvania and New Jersey
  • Valid DEA Licensure

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