Division Chief - Hematology/Oncology

West Reading, Pennsylvania
Sep 15, 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 towerhealth.org.


Reading Hospital is seeking a Division Chief of Hematology & Oncology to provide leadership, supervision and departmental growth development for the Reading Hospital Hematology/Oncology Services. The Division Chief will provide the Hematology/Oncology section with direction and vision that will align with organizational goals of Reading Hospital, Tower Health Medical Group (THMG), and the needs of the community and patients.

The Division Chief of Hematology/Oncology will be the clinical, operational, and academic leader of the Division of Hematology/Oncology at the McGlinn Cancer Institute and Reading Hospital. Supported by the Chair of the Department of Medicine and CEO of Reading Hospital, the Division Chief will have the opportunity to build upon our nationally recognized program while leading and coordinating programs, clinical, research and fellowship development for the Division of Hematology/Oncology and will work in collaboration with other divisions, departments and organizational leaders within the Tower Health System.

The ideal candidate will have a strong history of program development and successful leadership experience, knowledge of market factors impacting Hematology/Oncology delivery of service and evidence of mentoring physicians.

The Division of Hematology/Oncology at Reading Hospital/McGlinn Cancer Institute is experiencing historical growth. Reading Hospital's division is a group of 10 physician faculty, advanced practice providers, clinical research associates. and operates a 3-year hematology/oncology fellowship program (6 fellows). The McGlinn Cancer Institute is the leading cancer program in Berks County providing world-class, state-of-the-art multidisciplinary treatment and care for the residents of Berks County and the surrounding areas with nationally recognized clinical research. The McGlinn Cancer Center is accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers. Our Cancer Infusion Center and Reading Physicians - Hematology/Oncology has been a certified Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI) center since May 2011. It is one of 10 certified practices in Pennsylvania and 200 certified sites nationwide.

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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.

Interested individuals may submit a cover letter and CV to Bill Mawhinney, MBA/CDR at bill.mawhinney@towerhealth.org

Contact Name: Bill Mawhinney

Contact Email: Bill.Mawhinney@towerhealth.org

Contact Phone: 484-545-7690



  • MD or DO
  • Board Certified in Hematology and Oncology with demonstrated leadership experience
  • Pennsylvania Medical License