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Plastic Surgeon - Reading Hospital

Employer
Tower Health
Location
West Reading, Pennsylvania
Posted Date
Jul 9, 2024
Reference
42338

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Specialty
Surgery, Plastic
Position Type
Permanent
Job Summary

Plastic Surgery Highlights:
  • Joining an experienced, busy & collaborative surgical team
  • Core Faculty for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship
  • Build and customize your own practice
  • Support Reading Hospital Tower Health System Hospital, ER, Trauma , and Transfer Center Call
  • System wide EPIC EMR

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
  • Residency/Fellowship Stipend
  • Generous paid time-off allowance
  • CME time and money
  • Relocation assistance
  • H1B & Green Card Support (Cannot sponsor J-1 Visas)
  • Supportive health system to advance goals

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.

Videos

Virtual Tour - Reading Hospital

Drexel University College of Medicine at Tower Health

Living in Berks County - From Reading Fellows (Video)

Websites:

Reading Hospital Campus Map

Facts About Reading Hospital

Berks County Living Website

Newcomers Guide to Berks County

Pennsylvania's Americana Region

Contact Name: Ken Nichols

Contact Email: Kenneth.nichols@towerhealth.org

Contact Phone: 484-628-6581

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Qualifications

Requirements:
  • MD or DO
  • BE/BC in Plastic Surgery
  • Licensed/eligible to obtain Pennsylvania Medical License
  • Fellowship training and post-training practice experience in microvascular breast-lymphatic reconstruction preferred but not mandated

Overview

Reading Hospital/Tower Health is seeking a Board Certified or Board Eligible Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon to join an experienced, busy, and collaborative surgery practice. This position will fully support Reading Hospital/Tower Health's Independent Tract Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship as Core Faculty including completing ACGME required research mandates; will be able to customize their own practice, encompassing anything and everything along the spectrum of plastic surgery and will participate in the Reading Hospital Tower Health Hospital, Trauma, ER, and Transfer Center based call schedule.

Tower Health & Drexel University College of Medicine have partnered to open a brand new medical school 1/2 miles from the Reading Hospital campus. The medical school opened in July 2021; when fully operational, the medical school will enroll 200 medical students.

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 was named one of America's 50 Best Hospitals for 2023 by Healthgrades™. This is the second year in a row (2022-2023) that Reading Hospital has been in the top 1 percent of hospitals nationwide for overall clinical performance. Reading Hospital has also been ranked as one of the Top Ten Hospitals by U.S. News and World Report the second year in a row.

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 recognized on Newsweek's World Best Hospitals (92 nd ) 2021 List

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