Physiatrist - Director, Brain Injury Rehab (Reading)

Location
Reading, Pennsylvania
Posted
Aug 02, 2022
Ref
2022-43240
Position Type
Permanent
Overview

Reading Hospita l Rehabilitation at Wyomissing, is seeking an experienced Physiatrist to join its dynamic, interdisciplinary rehabilitation team as the Director of the Brain Injury Unit. Our free-standing rehabilitation hospital is a state-of-the-art facility featuring a 50-bed Subacute Rehabilitation Unit, 11-bed secured Brain Injury Unit and Therapy Pool. Our very collaborative department has 10 Physiatrists with a new four-year PM&R Residency Program in its second year. This position is ideal for a Physiatrist with an academic or teaching background. On call requirement is around 1:9 weeks for weekend coverage.

Our hospital is a free standing rehabilitation hospital opened in 2009, our state-of-the-art facility features: 174,000-square-foot, three-story building and includes a 61-bed Acute Rehabilitation Center, including an 11-bed secured Brain Injury Unit; a 50-bed Subacute rehabilitation unit; Aquatic therapy pool: outdoor therapy garden with putting green; On-site pharmacy, and radiological services. Our onsite outpatient PM&R office has an AANEM certified EMG lab doing over 2500 emgs per year. Also onsite is one of our seven outpatient therapy clinics, with PT,OT and Speech. We offer highly specialized in and outpatient programs including amputee, brain injury, neuromuscular, orthopedic, spinal cord injury, Parkinson's and stroke rehabilitation. Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing is the only hospital in the region accredited by both the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) and The Joint Commission. Our Stroke Specialty, Brain Injury, and Amputee Programs are also CARF-accredited. For more information visit: Virtual Tour of Reading Rehabilitation Hospital

Reading Health Rehabilitation Hospital is part of Reading Hospital is a 714-bed hospital, the flagship, Magnet Recognized, acute care hospital of Tower Health located in West Reading, Pennsylvania. Reading Hospital is home to many top-tier specialty care centers, including Reading HealthPlex, McGlinn Cancer Institute, Miller Regional Heart Center, Emergency Department, Level I Trauma Center and Beginnings Maternity Center, which houses the region's only Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). With more than 1,000 physicians and providers across 49 locations, Reading Hospital has been recognized for its quality outcomes and clinical expertise across services lines. It is listed as one of America's 100 Best Hospitals for five consecutive years, America's 50 Best Hospitals for 2022 and received a 5-Star Rating from CMS two years in a row. For more information, visit towerhealth.org .

Reading Hospital Awards and Recognition:
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2022)
  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2017-2021)
  • One of 10 Best Value Hospitals in Pennsylvania
  • Top 1 percent of U.S. hospitals for clinical outcomes
  • Reading Hospital Named 8 Best Hospital in Pennsylvania by U.S. News & World Report
  • Reading Hospital Recognized on Newsweek's World's Best Hospitals (92 nd ) 2021 List


Job Summary

Reading Health Rehabilitation Hospital provides our physicians with exceptional administrative and operational support to free you to do what you do best: diagnose, treat and rehabilitate patients who have experienced functional loss or disability as a result of an illness or injury.

Highlights:
  • State-of-the-art free standing rehabilitation hospital
  • 11-bed secured Brain Injury Unit
  • Therapy pool
  • PM&R Residency Program
  • Teaching & Research opportunities
  • Collaborative & support staff
  • 1:9 Call

What We Offer:
  • Competitive salary
  • Educational loan assistance
  • Relocation assistance
  • Generous CME stipends and time off
  • Claims-made malpractice insurance including tail coverage
  • 403b and 457b retirement plans with company match through Lincoln Financial
  • Excellent health/dental/vision benefits
  • Spousal job search support

Living in Berks County - From Reading Fellows (Video)

Reading Hospital is located in West Reading, part of Berks County, Pennsylvania. This is an area that offers many wonderful places to live and raise a family. Berks County is 1 hour northwest of Philadelphia and within driving distance of other major metropolitan areas like Baltimore and New York City, offering an easy chance to get away for some big city excitement.

Contact Name: Ken Nichols

Contact Email: Kenneth.nichols@towerhealth.org

Contact Phone: 484-628-6581

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Qualifications

Qualifications:
  • BC/BE in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation