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Academic Hospitalist

Employer
Tower Health
Location
West Reading, Pennsylvania
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Dec 8, 2023

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Specialty
Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
Position Type
Physician
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Hospital / Medical Center
Employment Type
Permanent

Reading Hospital is recruiting an Academic Hospitalist to join the Faculty of our outstanding Internal Medicine Residency.

Day shifts are solely in a teaching environment with controlled census based on team size. The four team models include: one team of attending with 2 medical students, one team of attending with senior resident and 2 medical students and two traditional teams of attending, 1 senior resident, 2 interns and 2 to 3 medical students.

Night shifts are admitting shifts in rotation with the Hospitalists with focus of supervising in-patient teaching service which includes supervising resident admissions, resident response to Code blue and rapid response team resident supervision. Internal Medicine Board Certification and ACLS certification is required.

Faculty administrative time includes but is not limited to teaching, mentoring, program innovations, curriculum development as well as personal faculty development and scholarly activity.

Bedside clinical care and teaching involves:  126 total 10-hour shifts annually: 120 day shifts of 10 hours per shift (18 weeks) Monday through Sunday work week block and 6 night shifts of 10 hour shifts annually. Faculty administrative and teaching time: administrative time is equivalent to 720 hours of time scheduled on non-clinical blocks annually.

Learn more about our IM programs here: https://towerhealth.org/academic-affairs/residency-programs/internal-medicine-residency

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.

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 Up to $100K in Educational Loan Assistance Generous paid time-off allowance - Vacation (4 weeks) and CME (1 week) in non-clinical scheduled weeks. CME time and money Relocation assistance H1B Visa & Green Card Support (*does not qualify for J1 Waiver) Supportive health system to advance goals

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 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.

Contact Name: Kat McEwan

Contact Email: [email protected]

Contact Phone: 301-524-3419

  • Internal Medicine Board Certification and ACLS certification is required.  
  • Candidates must have experience as a Chief Resident or 1+ year of teaching experience in a Hospitalist setting.

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