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Physician - Neurology - Vascular Job in West Reading, PA

Vascular/Stroke Neurologist

Reading Hospital - Tower Health West Reading, PA 19611
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  • Hospital Employee
  • 05/07/2019
  • 641094

Due to extensive growth and community need Tower Health is seeking a fellowship trained Vascular/Stroke Neurologist to join our award winning, Joint Commission-Certified Stroke Program at Reading Hospital as we grow into a Comprehensive Stroke Center in the development of our Neuroscience Center.

Highlights:
• Neuroscience Center is being developed to address the growing needs of community
• Primary Stroke Center (top 5% nationwide) moving to a Comprehensive Stroke Center
• Fully equipped and staffed to provide state-of-the-art rapid evaluation and treatment for stroke
• Rapid Response Brain Attack team – outcomes in the top 5% nationally
• Equipped with state-of-the-art diagnostic tools, including:
   - Computed tomography
   - 3.0 magnetic resonance imaging
   - Duplex ultrasound
   - Digital subtraction angiography
• 24/7 Neurology and Neurosurgery capability
• Responsible for medical management of stroke patients admitted to our stroke center and intensive care units
• CARF certified acute inpatient rehabilitation facility

Reading Hospital:
• 600+ acute care bed, not-for-profit, tertiary care, independent academic medical center
• 36-acre campus; 44+ locations across Berks County
• 1000+ medical staff
• Pennsylvania's busiest Emergency Departments with more than 133,000 visits annually
• One of Pennsylvania's leaders in surgical volume

Of the more than 30 awards, certifications and designations earned by Reading Hospital, just a few include HealthGrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence four years in a row, as well as, their America's 100 Best Specialty Care Hospitals for critical care, pulmonary care and stroke care award; The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval; recognized by Verras' Medical Value Index as one of the 10 Best Hospitals in Pennsylvania for acute care; award winning hospital by The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association; Hospitals and health networks Healthcare's Most Wired Award; and Becker's Hospital Review as one of the 50 greenest hospitals in America.

The newest expansion in 2016, a 476,000 square foot surgical and inpatient tower, is Reading HealthPlex for Advanced Surgical & Patient Care. Now one of the most technologically advanced and sophisticated surgical centers in the region, this new facility features:
• 24 surgical suites and includes 6 state-of-the-art Hybrid ORs, Stealth Neuronavigation, Zeiss Pentero Microscope and new Brain Lab
• 8 minor procedure rooms
• 150 private patient rooms equipped with smart technology
• 16 new emergency treatment rooms and expansion to 5 trauma bays
• 88,000 square foot rooftop Healing Garden making up over 72% of the building's overall footprint

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