Chief, Department of Pediatric Radiology, St. Christopher Hospital

Location
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Posted
Sep 15, 2023
Ref
41509
Position Type
Permanent
Overview

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.

Responsibilities

St. Christopher's Hospital is seeking a Chief for the Section of Pediatric Radiology.

Highlights:
  • The Department of Radiology performs over 40,000 annual studies across a vast array of imaging modalities including plain radiography, fluoroscopy, interventional radiology, ultrasound, nuclear medicine, computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging.
  • Develop and uphold standards of care in the department
  • Provide clinical supervision of medical services and assure appropriateness, quality, and safety of patient care
  • Provide medical leadership for daily operations of the department
  • Deliver direct clinical care through the performance and interpretation of studies
  • Recruit new faculty with appropriate skillsets to meet clinical needs
  • Develop a roadmap for the modernization of the department
  • Collaborate with pediatric and pediatric subspecialty physicians to provide the optimal care for patients
  • Advocate for programs and resources necessary to optimize outcomes of Department priorities and the pediatric patients the Department serves
  • Promote teaching in a multidisciplinary manner by providing leadership for and participation in the education of medical students, fellows, house staff, nursing, and medical staff
  • Maintain an open line of communication with practice and hospital leadership
  • Support administrative decisions and activities affecting patient care

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 & tail coverage
  • Educational Loan Assistance
  • Generous paid time-off allowance
  • Commuter Benefits- tax-free transit or parking
  • CME time and money
  • Relocation assistance
  • H1B Visa & Green Card Support, J1 Visa sponsorship
  • Supportive health system to advance goals

Putting Kids and Families First Since 1875

St. Christopher's Hospital for Children , a partnership between Tower Health and Drexel University, is a 188-bed facility that provides exceptional care to children throughout the Greater Philadelphia area and surrounding counties. With more than 220 pediatric experts on staff, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children combines topnotch pediatric care with a wide array of pediatric specialties, including Cardiology; Ear, Nose and Throat; Gastroenterology; Oncology; and Orthopedics. It houses the only Pediatric Burn Center between New York City and Baltimore and is one of only three Level I Pediatric Trauma Centers in Pennsylvania. St. Christopher's is a Magnet® designated hospital and has been recognized as a Women's Choice Award Best Children's Hospital.

The Community:

Philadelphia located between New York and Washington D.C, is considered to be the birthplace of the United States. The Constitution was debated here in Philadelphia in what is now the Independence Hall. The nearby Liberty Bell Center is home to the famous two-thousand-pound bell which became a symbol of freedom. The National Constitution Center also tells the story of 1920s prohibition. Learn more about Al Capone and other famous former inmates at the Eastern State Penitentiary. The Philadelphia Museum of Art, one of the country's largest museums, is not to be missed. At Fairmount Park, discover outdoor art on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, as well as the Smith Memorial Arch dedicated to Civil War heroes. Attractions for kids include Philadelphia Zoo, the oldest zoo in America. Meet more animals at the Academy of Natural Sciences or enjoy fun and educational interactive displays at the Please Touch Museum.

Videos:

Virtual Tour - St. Chris

Virtual Tour of Philadelphia

Drexel School of Medicine Class 2025

Websites:

St. Christopher's Hospital for Children

City of Philadelphia

Contact Name: Beth Calabria
Contact Email: Beth.Calabria@towerhealth.org
Contact Phone: 484-628-6714

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Qualifications

  • Doctorate in Medicine (M.D. or D.O.)
  • Completion of a residency in radiology and a fellowship in pediatric radiology
  • Board certification in Pediatric Radiology by the American Board of Radiology or the American Osteopathic Board of Radiology
  • Minimum of 5 years of clinical experience with demonstrated leadership accomplishments
  • An interpersonal skillset that focuses on team-building