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Company: Tower Health
Location: West Reading, PA
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Recruitment Agency, Staffing, Job Board


Reading Hospital/Tower Health is seeking a Board Eligible/Certified OB/GYN Hospitalist interested in education to join a well-established and very collegial faculty supporting the OB/GYN Residency Program and Clinical Learning Environment in beautiful West Reading, in Berks County Pennsylvania located about 1 hour northwest of Philadelphia. To learn more about everything from arts and jazz festivals to options for outdoor adventures in the region, go to: .

The Department of OB/GYN is a diverse and dynamic group of providers including physicians, midwives, nurse practitioners and physician assistants who work together to provide comprehensive obstetric and gynecologic care for our community and include sub-specialties of pelvic floor medicine, gynecologic oncology, maternal fetal medicine, fertility medicine and transgender health. We perform over 3500 deliveries a year and over 2500 gynecologic procedures, 22,000 outpatient visits in the Women's Health Center, and hosts a fully accredited OB/GYN Residency Program of 5 residents per year. We are affiliated with Drexel University College of Medicine as well as the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Reading Hospital is a 697-bed nonprofit teaching hospital that provides high quality healthcare, cutting-edge technology. As the nationally recognized, Magnet-designated flagship institution of Tower HealthReading Hospital is home to top-tier specialty care centers and services, including one of the state's busiest Emergency Departments and a Level I Trauma Center and top 10 in the nation, the McGlinn Cancer Institute, the Miller Regional Heart Centers as well as the Beginnings Maternity Center. Our obstetrics program includes the region's only Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) as well as an Obstetrics/Gynecology Emergency Department (OGED).

The Reading Hospital HealthPlex for Advanced Surgery & Patient Care combines state-of-the-art technology and world-class design to create one of the most sophisticated surgical centers and inpatient facilities in the state. The hospital also operates several residency and fellowship programs. In 2022, Reading Hospital 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.

About Tower Health

Tower Health is a regional integrated healthcare system that offers compassionate, high-quality, 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, in partnership with Drexel University. Tower Health is strongly committed to academic medicine and training, including multiple residency and fellowship programs, the Drexel University College of Medicine at Tower Health, and the Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences in West Reading.

The system also includes Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing; home healthcare provided by Tower Health at Home; TowerDirect ambulance and emergency response; Tower Health Medical Group; Tower Health Providers, our clinically integrated network; and 25 Tower Health Urgent Care facilities across our service area. For more information, visit .

Tower Health Drexel University College of Medicine have partnered to open a brand-new 4-year 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 Awards and Recognition:

  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2022-2023)
  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2017-2022)
  • One of 10 Best Value Hospitals in Pennsylvania
  • Top 1 percent of U.S. hospitals for clinical outcomes
  • U.S. News & World Report Names Reading Hospital a High Performing Hospital for Maternity
  • Reading Hospital Named 8 Best Hospital in Pennsylvania by U.S. News & World Report
  • Reading Hospital Recognized on Newsweek's World's Best Hospitals (92 nd ) 2021 List
  • Reading Hospital Recognized for Excellence in Lactation Care
  • Breast Imaging Center of Excellence
  • Committee on Stereotactic Breast Biopsy for Mammotest
  • National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers

Job Summary
The role of the Faculty is to work with the Program Director (PD), Program Manager (PM) and Department Chair (DC) to provide leadership, teaching, supervision and planning for the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology educational programs and care of patients of our community outreach clinic, the Women's Health Center (WHC) with a focus on supporting the clinical learning environment for students, residents, medical staff to support the department, hospital and community needs.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following :

Clinical Activity

  • Clinical practice under the direction of the PD.
    • Work collaboratively with the employed Tower Health physician providers to cover L&D 24/7
    • Option to develop solo practice sessions as per availability and access of provider.
  • Clinical practice time will be spent in direct supervision of advanced practice professionals (APP), residents, and oversight of medical student patient care activities including the following:
    • Supervision and educational activities of providers, residents, and medical students in the Women's Health Center
    • Supervision and educational activities of residents and medical students in the Beginnings Maternity Center including OGED (aka OB Triage) and L&D
    • Supervision and educational activities of residents and medical students in the operating rooms at THRHMC and its related sites including emergency room and inpatient units.
  • Guide the delivery of services to assure the highest standard of patient care & safety.
  • Uphold institutional policies and procedures.
  • Promote quality improvement and patient safety activities.
    • Provide leadership in learner and individual projects in quality and patient safety.

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