Program Director Academic Hospitalist

West Reading, Pennsylvania
Oct 30, 2020
Position Type

Reading Hospital, our flagship hospital of Tower Health Medical Group, is seeking a Program Director Academic Hospitalist to lead the program in beautiful West Reading, PA. This position comes with a faculty appointment to Drexel University at Tower Health!

Job Summary

The Clinical Teaching Inpatient Service is an Academic Hospitalist model of 7 days on clinical service (averaging eleven 12-hour clinical teaching days/month).
There will be 72 shifts of direct clinical supervision of residents on inpatient service per year dependent on other responsibilities. In addition, other teaching
activities listed below will occur on non-clinical days.


The Responsibility and Accountability 'meets standards' when:
Bedside teaching on rounds: residents and medical students.
Didactic lectures. Simulation.
Scenario development with other faculty members.
Resident teaching.
Teaching projects as requested by Department Chair and/or Residency Program Director.
Morning Report presentation and regular attendance.
Mentorship: Assigned residents.
Attend monthly faculty meetings.
Participate in faculty development (semi-annually).
Attend monthly Hospitalist meetings (when scheduled).
Participation in residency recruitment.
CCC Participation.
Administrative oversight of residency program, faculty, residents and curriculum.
Oversight of resident schedules.
Assure resident mentoring is assigned and completed.
Oversight of all resident rotations and educational experiences.
Assure all ACGME requirements of accreditation are maintained and addressed.
Arrange TYPEC committee and Annual Program Evaluation meeting.
Review annual faculty performance.
Assure ongoing faculty development.
Attend annual AHME TY Residency Program Director Meeting.
Verification reports for previous TY residents.
Formulate and oversee TY Quality Initiative Project October - June.
Update TY residency manual and webpage.
Assist with research and poster projects.
Review all resident/faculty evaluations.
Orient new TY interns.
Meet bi-annually with each TY interns.
Complete and submit biannual ACGME milestones.
Destination program updates biannually, anesthesia programs quarterly.

  • Competitive Salary plus annual bonus incentive
  • 100k loan reimbursement over 5 years for candidates with education debt.
  • Full medical, dental and vision. With low medical deductibles and 100% coverage on most services.
  • Vacation & sick time
  • CME time off and reimbursement
  • 403b and 457b retirement accounts
  • Full malpractice coverage with tail

About the Organization

Recently voted one of the top 50 best teaching hospitals in the USA, by Washington Monthly Magazine and the Lown Institute; 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.


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