Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing, part of Tower Health at the Reading Hospital (700 + beds) seeks a Physiatrist to join its dynamic, interdisciplinary rehabilitation team. This position would be a rotating position that includes inpatient, outpatient and consults. Join a growing team of 9 physiatrists who work closely with the Neurosurgery, Orthopedic and Trauma teams as well as the strong interdisciplinary team at the Rehab Hospital. You will have the opportunity to work in acute inpatient rehab hospital along with doing rehab consults in acute care as well as the outpatient office. This position is ideal for physiatrists with an academic, teaching and/or administrative background. On call requirement is around 1:9 weeks.
Opened in October 2009, our state-of-the-art facility features: 174,000-square-foot, three-story, free-standing rehabilitation hospital; 62-bed Rehabilitation Center, including an 11-bed secured Brain Injury Unit; 50-bed Transitional Care Center for skilled care; Aquatic therapy pool and outdoor therapy garden; On-site pharmacy, laboratory and radiological services. Our onsite outpatient PM&R office also has an EMG certified lab to better assess our patients. We offer highly specialized programs and services for patients in need of amputee rehabilitation, brain injury rehabilitation, neuromuscular rehabilitation, orthopedic rehabilitation, spinal cord injury rehabilitation, stroke rehabilitation and transitional care. Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing is the only hospital in the region accredited by both the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) and The Joint Commission. Our Stroke Specialty, Brain Injury, and Amputee Programs are also CARF-accredited.
Reading Health Rehabilitation Hospital provides our physicians with exceptional administrative and operational support to free you to do what you do best: diagnose, treat and rehabilitate patients who have experienced functional loss or disability as a result of an accident, illness or injury. Experience the cultural vibrancy of Southeastern Pennsylvania and the diversity of the four seasons. Our location offers easy access to shore points, four airports and major metro areas, such as Philadelphia, Washington, DC and New York City, all within driving distance.
In 2018, Tower Health and Drexel University College of Medicine announced their partnership to bring a four-year medical school to Berks County. This move sets Reading Hospital on the path to becoming an academic medical center and will allow the next generation of physicians to be trained in Berks County. Reading Hospital currently offers numerous residency programs with this specific practice having teaching activities.
***We are currently seeking accreditation for a residency program in physical medicine and rehabilitation. We hope to accept our first class of residents in 2021***
What We Offer:
Educational loan assistance (up to 100K)
Paid Time off (28 days & 6 holidays)
Generous CME stipends and time off
Claims-made malpractice insurance including tail coverage
403b and 457b retirement plans with company match through Lincoln Financial
Excellent health/dental/vision benefits
Spousal job search support
Ideal candidates will be board-certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation and have experience conducting electromyographies.
Interested in academics / teaching
Internal Number: 12164
About Tower Health
Tower Health brings together more than 11,000 dedicated team members, 2,000 nationally recognized physicians, specialists and providers across 65 convenient locations. Our collaborative clinical excellence is leading the healthcare transformation — which means our communities have expanded access to advanced, comprehensive care by renowned physicians, when and where they need it.