Pathologist

Location
Reading, Pennsylvania
Posted
Aug 05, 2020
Ref
2020-30541
Specialty
Pathology
Position Type
Permanent
Overview

Tower health is seeking a pathologist to join our department at Reading Hospital in West Reading Pennsylvania. Candidates should possess an MD/D.O. degree, be board certified in both anatomic and clinical pathology and have 3 years' experience in a hospital setting. Preference will be given to candidates who have fellowship training and ABP sub-specialty certification. Expertise and additional training in breast pathology are also desirable

Job Summary

Our department consists of 8 pathologists who have certifications and expertise and multiple disciplines. The department primarily supports Reading Hospital, a regional 750+ bed tertiary care center as well as an outpatient surgery center, a rehabilitation hospital and associated physician offices. The clinical laboratory employees over 300 technologists, technicians and support personnel and performs four (4) million tests per year. Our annual volume of surgical pathology cases is over 34,000 with 5600 non-GYN cytology cases, 1355 FNAs, 241 bone marrow biopsies and 26 autopsies. In summary the practice is busy and has a wealth of interesting and challenging cases.

We offer competitive salary plus incentive bonus, comprehensive benefits, including health dental, vision, life and disability insurance, medical liability insurance, paid time off, CME time and allowance, relocation assistance, retirement plan with employer match. Educational opportunities and leadership development are also available.

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 seven 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 14,000 team members, Tower Health includes Reading Hospital, a teaching hospital in West Reading; Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville; Chestnut Hill Hospital, a teaching hospital in Philadelphia; Jennersville Hospital in West Grove; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown; and St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, a partnership of Tower Health and Drexel University, in Philadelphia. It also includes Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing; Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences in West Reading; home healthcare services provided by Tower Health at Home; and a network of 22 urgent care facilities across the Tower Health service area. Tower Health offers a connected network of 2,200 physicians, specialists, and providers across more than 230 convenient locations.

Collaboration across Tower Health enables our hospitals, providers, leadership and staff to leverage best practices across the health system. Our patients benefit from access to a broad range of services - all right here in our region.Our hospitals have received national recognition for advanced care in areas such as neurosurgery and stroke, cardiac and vascular surgery, trauma, hematology, and oncology. Reading HealthPlex, which opened at Reading Hospital in October 2016, combines state-of-the-art technology and world-class design in 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.

Qualifications

The successful applicant will be board certified or eligible in both AP and CP, and ideally will have developed interests in breast pathology.The new colleague must also be comfortable with all aspects of professional communication, as the department supports a large number of multidisciplinary conferences.

Qualified candidates should apply online and forward a cover letter and curriculum vitae electronically to Anthony J. Simonetti, MD, MBA, FCAP, Chair Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. Anthony.simonetti@towerhealth.org .

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