Pediatrician - Outpatient

West Reading, Pennsylvania
May 25, 2023
Position Type

Tower Health is a regional integrated healthcare system that offers compassionate, high-quality, leading-edge healthcare and wellness services to communities in Berks, Chester, Montgomery, and Philadelphia Counties. With approximately 11,500 employees, Tower Health consists of Reading Hospital in West Reading; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown; and St. Christopher's Hospital for Children in Philadelphia. Tower Health has partnered with Drexel University College of Medicine to open a new medical school one-half mile walking distance from Reading Hospital, a regional medical campus for Drexel University College of Medicine at Tower Health. The school opened in 2021 and is currently accepting enrollment applications for the second class in 2024. In addition, Reading Hospital is the main training hospital for the medical school and supports ACGME accredited residency and fellowship programs. For more information, visit

Job Summary

Reading Hospital is seeking a pediatrician to join our outpatient pracitice, The Children's Health Center.

  • You will join a group of well-trained Pediatricians who enjoy teaching residents and medical students both in the office and the nursery while caring for a primarily underserved population
  • The group composed of 5 Pediatricians and 2 CRNPs
  • The office is located on the West Reading campus just one block from the Hospital and less than one mile from the new Drexel-Tower Health Medical School
  • The office is open Monday, Tuesday, and Friday 8 AM to 5 PM; Wednesday and Thursday 8 AM to 6 PM; the on-call rotation will be 1 in approximately every 5 evenings and weekends, on average, with 1 st call Family Medicine senior resident coverage for answering service calls
  • Inpatient teaching rounds in the nursery approximately every 5 th week with Allopathic and Osteopathic Family Medicine residents and medical students rotating in Pediatrics
  • The hospital's Pediatric services include: around the clock in-house Neonatology coverage for deliveries and consults; a dedicated Pediatrics service in the Emergency Department; 24/7 Pediatrics Hospitalists; some ambulatory Pediatrics specialty services
  • A supportive administration that is providing the resources to grow the service

The Benefits We Offer:
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Comprehensive benefits including health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance
  • Retirement savings plan with employer automatic contribution and employer match.
  • Malpractice insurance with tail coverage
  • Educational Loan Assistance
  • Residency/Fellowship Stipend
  • Generous paid time-off allowance
  • CME time and money
  • Relocation assistance
  • H1B & Green Card Support
  • Spousal support
  • Supportive health system to advance goals

Reading Hospital is a 697-bed nonprofit teaching hospital that provides high quality healthcare, cutting-edge technology, and experienced, caring medical professionals. As the nationally recognized, Magnet ® designated flagship institution of Tower Health, Reading Hospital is home to many top-tier specialty care centers and services, including the McGlinn Cancer Institute, Miller Regional Heart Center, one of the state's busiest Emergency Departments and a Level I Trauma Center, and Beginnings Maternity Center, which houses the region's only Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Reading Hospital is home to many top-tier specialty care centers and services, was named one of America's 50 Best Hospitals by Healthgrades™, and has been ranked as one of the Top Ten Hospitals by U.S. News and World Report the second year in a row.

The Community:

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 within driving distance of major metropolitan areas like Baltimore, Philadelphia, and New York City, offering an easy chance to get away for some big city excitement. The Reading Symphony Orchestra and Reading Public Museum are considered among the best in the state. GoggleWorks is one of the nation's largest interactive community arts centers. And each year, the Berks Arts Council presents the largest jazz festival on the east coast. In addition, the Santander Arena and Performing Arts Center bring some of the world's top acts to Reading.

The great outdoors is right in your backyard, including the National Scenic Appalachian Trail, Blue Marsh Lake, French Creek State Park, and the Hawk Mountain Sanctuary. And you'll find lakes for boating, swimming, ice fishing, and skating. Reading also ranks fourth nationwide in minor-league sports markets, hosting our own minor league hockey (Reading Royals) and baseball (Reading Fightin' Phils) teams.


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Contact Phone: 484-628-6714



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