Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing is a free standing rehabilitation hospital opened in 2009 and is a part of Reading Hospital. It is a state-of-the-art facility features: 174,000-square-foot, three-story building and includes a 61-bed Acute Rehabilitation Center, including an 11-bed secured Brain Injury Unit; a 50-bed Subacute rehabilitation unit; Aquatic therapy pool: outdoor therapy garden with putting green; On-site pharmacy, and radiological services. Our onsite spacious outpatient PM&R office has an AANEM certified EMG lab doing over 2500 EMGs per year. Also onsite is one of our seven outpatient therapy clinics, with PT, OT and Speech. We offer highly specialized in and outpatient programs including amputee, brain injury, neuromuscular, orthopedic, spinal cord injury, Parkinson's and stroke rehabilitation. 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 specialty accredited.
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.
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.
The new Physiatrist will be joining a very experienced and highly collaborative interdisciplinary team. This opportunity provides 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 illness or injury.
Highlights of the opportunity:
- State-of-the-art free standing rehabilitation hospital
- 50-bed Subacute rehabilitation unit
- 61-bed Acute Rehab with an 11-bed secured Brain Injury Unit
- Therapy pool
- 4 year PM&R Residency Program
- Teaching & Research opportunities
- Collaborative & support staff
- 1:9 Call
What 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
- Educational Loan Assistance
- Residency/Fellowship Stipend
- Generous paid time-off allowance
- CME time and money
- Relocation assistance
- H1B & Green Card Support
- Supportive health system to advance goals
- Excellent daycare; Child Development Center located on Reading Hospital campus
- Spousal job search support
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 with Pennsylvania top-ranked public schools. 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.
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Contact Phone: 484-628-6581
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