Reading Hospital/Tower Health is seeking an Advanced Practitioner to join an experienced team in the inpatient Cardiology unit. The Advanced Practitioner will be joining the premier Cardiology group in Berk County with 40 years of service to the community.
Tower Health is an innovative, leading health system dedicated to advancing the health and transforming the lives of the people we serve through compassionate, accessible, high quality, cost-effective healthcare. Together, our seven hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care from prevention, screening and education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation. We also offer wellness programs and public health services that ensure our communities are the healthiest they can be.
Across our system, you'll find many opportunities to build an outstanding career. With more than 14,000 team members, Tower Health offers 25 urgent care facilities and a connected network of 3,200 physicians, specialists, and providers across more than 230 convenient locations. At Tower Health, we have a rich history of providing high-quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve. As the healthcare industry continues to change, one thing remains steadfast: Tower Health's commitment to Advancing Health-Transforming Lives.
Tower Health has a growing relationship with Drexel University to advance its academic strategy. Through a 20-year academic agreement, Tower Health and Drexel are partnering to build an additional location for the university's College of Medicine in Wyomissing, less than one mile from the Reading Hospital campus. Drexel University College of Medicine at Tower Health will expand opportunities for medical training and education in the region, improve patient access to highly-trained, skilled providers, and positively impact the local community and economy. This collaboration will bring undergraduate and graduate clinical education and research to a single campus. The new campus will be completed in time for the 2021-2022 academic year. When fully operational, the campus will train 200 medical school students.
Reading Hospital has been named one of the top 50 best teaching hospitals in the United States, according to a ranking released by Washington Monthly Magazine and the Lown Institute.
The Advanced Practitioner selected will be employed by Tower Health and will perform evaluation & management of the inpatient cardiovascular patient across the spectrum of settings at Reading Hospital. The provider will participate in the assessment of patients in the ED as well as the Cardiology consult service and must work collaboratively with Cardiology and multidisciplinary health professionals in coordinating and delivering patient care and facilitating communication between the patient and family, various hospital departments, the Nursing Service and Medical Staff. The Cardiology AP is involved in performance improvement to ensure quality patient care and best practice. Responsibilities will include cross covering the Cardiology service that includes patients in the Cardiovascular Intermediate Care Unit and Intensive Care Unit. The ideal candidate will have previous experience in Cardiology; Acute Care certification is preferred. The team of APPs covers the inpatient Cardiology service with a 24/7/365 schedule.
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