Neurology - Vascular/Stroke Neurologist

Location
West Reading, Pennsylvania
Posted
Sep 18, 2020
Ref
2018-18035
Specialty
Neurology
Position Type
Permanent
Overview

Due to extensive growth and community need, Reading Hospital/Tower Health is seeking a fellowship trained Vascular Neurologist to join our very talented multidisciplinary team in the development of a Comprehensive Stroke Program as a hospital employed physician.

Neuroscience Center is a multi-subspecialty clinical service line addressing the needs in the seven Tower Health hospitals in 4 counties of Southeast PA extending to North Philadelphia.
  • Reading Hospital is in the final stages of developing a Comprehensive Stroke Program.
  • The Neuro ICU is supported by Fellowship-trained neurointensivists and supported by neurocritical care APPs.
  • Reading Hospital is a Level I Trauma Center with the busiest Emergency Department in Pennsylvania; 135,000+ patient visit per year.
  • Tower Health is developing a comprehensive Neuroscience Center that has hired 18 Neurologists and an additional four Fellowship-trained Neurosurgeons, in the past five years, for a total of seven.

Additionally, the Tele-Stroke program is currently in development as well as the collaboration with Drexel University College of Medicine to develop of a Neurology residency program.

Tower Health is a regional, integrated healthcare system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people across southeastern Pennsylvania. Together, our seven hospitals, numerous ambulatory facilities, and experienced physicians and clinicians provide a full range of medical care - from prevention, screenings, and education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation.

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)

Becker's Healthcare - 100 Hospitals with Great Neurosurgery and Spine Programs (2017)

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) - Five-Star Ranking (2019) (one of only 11 hospitals in PA)

US News & World Report - 11th Best Hospital in PA

Job Summary

The Vascular Neurologist will be joining a very experienced Stroke Team with layered support to include APCs. The opportunity provides a wide range of Vascular/Stroke Neurology skills with high acuity and volume due to the busiest Emergency Department in Pennsylvania. The Vascular Neurologist has the opportunity to participate in the final development of the Comprehensive Stroke Program and the ideal candidate also has the potential of becoming the Stroke Medical Director.

What We Offer:
  • Competitive Salary and Incentive Program
  • Exceptional Health Insurance and Benefits
  • Educational Loan Assistance
  • Relocationa 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 and BE/BC in Neurology, Vascular Neurology.

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