Pediatric Radiologist - St. Christopher's

Location
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Posted
Aug 08, 2020
Ref
2020-30516
Specialty
Radiology
Position Type
Permanent
Overview

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.

About St. Christopher's Hospital for Children

St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, a partnership between Tower Health and Drexel University, is a 188-bed facility that provides exceptional care to children throughout the Greater Philadelphia area and surrounding counties.

With more than 220 pediatric experts on staff, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children combines top-notch pediatric care with a wide array of pediatric specialties, including Cardiology, Ear, Nose and Throat, Gastroenterology, Oncology, and Orthopedics. It houses the only Verified Pediatric Only Burn Center between New York City and Baltimore and is one of only three Level I Pediatric Trauma Centers in Pennsylvania. St. Christopher's is a Magnet® designated hospital and was recognized as a Women's Choice Award Best Children's Hospital.

In addition to its main location in Philadelphia, the hospital has a growing network of primary and specialty care locations throughout the Philadelphia suburbs and New Jersey.

What We Offer
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Comprehensive benefits including health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance
  • Generous paid time-off allowance
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Malpractice Insurance
  • 403b (matching) Retirement Plan
  • CME time and money
  • Spousal/Domestic Partner Job Search Support
  • Supportive health system to advance goals


Job Summary

St. Christopher's Hospital for Children (SCHC) is seeking to hire a full-time, board eligible/board certified pediatric diagnostic radiologist.

The radiology department is comprised of 5 full-time diagnostic radiologists and 1 full-time pediatric interventional radiologist who provide subspecialty pediatric radiology coverage for large portions of southeastern Pennsylvania and the surrounding tri-state area, including southern New Jersey and northern Delaware.

Approximately 50,000 examinations were performed in 2019 at our 188-bed hospital.

The department provides services in all modalities, including radiography, fluoroscopy, nuclear medicine, ultrasound, CT, and MRI. Advanced MRI examinations are frequent, including neuroimaging, MR enterography, MR urography, fetal MR, and cardiac MR.

SCHC prides itself on its commitment to teaching, and attending radiologists provide a robust educational experience to a variety of trainees, including medical students, residents, and fellows. All radiologists have academic appointments with the Drexel University College of Medicine and are involved in the training of their medical students as well as residents from SCHC. In addition, several local radiology residency programs utilize SCHC as their diagnostic pediatric radiology training site including Albert Einstein Medical Center, Cooper University Hospital and Temple University School of Medicine. The department of radiology at SCHC offers an ACGME-accredited fellowship in pediatric radiology.

The city of Philadelphia is one of the oldest municipalities and currently the 6 th most populated city in the United States. The city is the home of many universities and colleges, a wide spectrum of healthcare systems, and all four major sport teams. Although it has a rich history including numerous National Historic Landmarks, the city is bustling with a thriving art and cultural scene and an abundance of restaurants and nightlife activities.

Qualifications

  • BE/BC with accredited fellowship training in Pediatric Radiology
  • Hold or be eligible for an unrestricted and unchallenged license to practice medicine in the state of Pennsylvania
  • Faculty rank will be commensurate with experience

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