Wound Care Physician

Location
West Reading, Pennsylvania
Posted
May 13, 2022
Ref
2022-40903
Specialty
Surgery, General
Position Type
Permanent
Overview

Reading Hospital has an excellent opportunity for an energetic and talented physician to join our UHMS Certified Wound Care Center in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania. Our Wound Care physicians are responsible for building the business at the Center and managing physician referral relationships with our network of physicians. This Physician will partner with our Practice Administrator and 2 other Physician wound care specialists.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits, including health, professional liability and disability insurance, earned time off plus one week of CME, relocation assistance, ed loan assistance and a retirement plan.

Our physicians currently provide outpatient care. Patient volume continues to grow, since opening in July 2007; 3 fully equipped 3600 Sechrist Monoplace chambers; Transcutaneous oximetry - 6 leads; Types of patients: cancer, diabetic, osteomyelitis, pressure ulcers. Currently the practice is staffed by , wound care certified nurses, and a Hyperbaric Technician .

Responsibilities

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 four acute care hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care - from prevention, screenings 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. Tower Health's caring, highly trained physicians and staff are committed to patient safety and satisfaction.

Who We Are

With more than 11,000 team members, Tower Health consists of Reading Hospital, a teaching hospital in West Reading; Chestnut Hill Hospital, a teaching hospital in Philadelphia; 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 27 urgent care facilities across the Tower Health service area. Tower Health Medical Group offers a connected network of more than 143 primary care and specialty care locations, that includes 761 physicians and 367 Advanced Practice Providers.

Tower Health also has a growing relationship with Drexel University to advance its academic strategy. The two organizations collaborated to build an additional site location for Drexel's College of Medicine in Wyomissing, less than one mile from Tower Health's flagship, Reading Hospital. Drexel University College of Medicine at Tower Health has the capacity to train and educate up to 200 medical students.

Recognition

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 to make the HealthPlex one of the most sophisticated surgical centers and inpatient facilities in the region.

Commitment

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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Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have experience with wound care and/or hyperbaric medicine. BC/BE in Undersea Hyperbaric Medicine and/or Certified Wound Specialist (CWS) is a plus.

Requirements and Qualifications
  • Doctorate in Medicine (M.D. or D.O.)
  • Valid license to practice; board certified
  • Experience practicing medicine in hospital or private practice
  • Adept at diagnosing problems and creating treatment plans for patients
  • Highly computer literate and familiar with charting
  • Excels in communicating sensitive and/or adverse information
  • Sound judgment and expert decision-making abilities
  • Analytical thinker and complex problem-solver

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