Medical Director, Pediatric Hospitalist
The Medical Director, Pediatric Hospitalists provides overall clinical leadership for the practice of Pediatric Hospitalist Medicine. Our Pediatric Hospitalist program began in 2012 and since then has been serving the community and surrounding areas. In addition to administrative responsibilities, this position will share in clinical responsibilities with the Pediatric Hospitalist team of 4 physicians (60/40 split). Our pediatric unit is 19 beds and admits approximately 60 patients/month. Typical length of stay is 2.3/2.4 days. Schedule rotation of day and night shifts/12 hour shifts.
The successful candidate will be board certified in Pediatrics with recent pediatric hospitalist experience, preferably in a leadership role. Current skills in pediatric procedures (spinal taps, intubation and resuscitation, etc); PALS and NRP certification required.
The Medical Center offers residency programs in family medicine, internal medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, podiatry as well as a general surgery residency which is in affiliation with Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Affiliations also exist with Pennsylvania State University, Temple University and the University of Pennsylvania. Reading supports graduate and undergraduate medical education through an affiliation with Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Medical College and other prestigious university medical schools. Committed to educating a range of healthcare professionals, Reading’s School of Health Sciences offers programs in Nursing, Clinical Pastoral Education, Paramedic Education, Radiologic Technology and Surgical Technology. In addition, there is a School of Clinical Laboratory Science.
Education, cultural and recreational activities are major forces in Berks County. There are five colleges and universities in the county and 18 public school districts. The Reading Symphony Orchestra and the Reading Public Museum are considered among the best in the state. In addition, the Berks Arts Council presents the largest jazz festival on the East Coast. For sports fans, there’s Reading Phillies baseball, the Royals Professional Hockey Club, the Reading Express (Arena Football League) and the brand new Reading Railers (minor league basketball). The picturesque countryside of Berks County provides many recreational opportunities. The Nolde Environmental Center and the Hawk Mountain Sanctuary provide unique educational opportunities, as well as the chance to enjoy the beauty of nature. We are within driving distance and close proximity to Philadelphia, Washington/Baltimore and New York City. In addition, the beautiful beaches of New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland are close and easily accessible.
While there may be other Pediatric Hospitalist positions available, few will offer the balance between quality of life, professional satisfaction, and income that this one can provide. With a focus on providing outstanding care, not generating revenue, and living in a beautiful and affordable part of Pennsylvania, this position is not to be missed. I highly recommend you take a few minutes to learn more about this exceptional practice.
Please contact me:
Vice President of Recruiting