- Reading Hospital
- St. Christopher's Hospital for Children
- Brandywine Hospital
- Chestnut Hill Hospital
- Jennersville Hospital
- Phoenixville Hospital
- Pottstown Hospital
- Tower Health Medical Group
- Tower Health Urgent Care
- Tower Health at Home
Child Abuse Pediatrician
- Req. Number: 2020-29387
- Posted Date: 6/8/2020
- Shift: 1-Day
- Address: N/A
- City, State: Philadelphia, PA
- Department: STC Scpa Child Protection
About the Organization
Tower Health is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people. Together, our seven hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care from prevention, screenings & education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation. We also offer wellness programs & public health services that ensure our communities are the healthiest they can be. Our caring, highly trained physicians and staff are committed to patient safety and patient satisfaction.
With more than 14,000 team members, Tower Health includes Reading Hospital, a teaching hospital in West Reading; Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville; Chestnut Hill Hospital, a teaching hospital in Philadelphia; Jennersville Hospital in West Grove; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown; and St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, a partnership of Tower Health and Drexel University, in Philadelphia. It also includes Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing; Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences in West Reading; home healthcare services provided by Tower Health at Home; and a network of 22 urgent care facilities across the Tower Health service area. Tower Health offers a connected network of 2,200 physicians, specialists, and providers across more than 230 convenient locations.
Collaboration across Tower Health enables our hospitals, providers, leadership and staff to leverage best practices across the health system. Our patients benefit from access to a broad range of services - all right here in our region.Our hospitals have received national recognition for advanced care in areas such as neurosurgery and stroke, cardiac and vascular surgery, trauma, hematology, and oncology. Reading HealthPlex, which opened at Reading Hospital in October 2016, combines state-of-the-art technology and world-class design in one of the most sophisticated surgical centers & inpatient facilities in the region.
At Tower Health, we have a rich history of providing high-quality, cost-effective 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.
About St. Christopher's Hospital for Children
St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, a partnership between Tower Health and Drexel University, is a 188-bed facility that provides exceptional care to children throughout the Greater Philadelphia area and surrounding counties.
With more than 220 pediatric experts on staff, St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children combines top-notch pediatric care with a wide array of pediatric specialties, including Cardiology, Ear, Nose and Throat, Gastroenterology, Oncology, and Orthopedics. It houses the only Verified Pediatric Only Burn Center between New York City and Baltimore and is one of only three Level I Pediatric Trauma Centers in Pennsylvania. St. Christopher’s is a Magnet® designated hospital and was recognized as a Women’s Choice Award Best Children’s Hospital.
In addition to its main location in Philadelphia, the hospital has a growing network of primary and specialty care locations throughout the Philadelphia suburbs and New Jersey.
What We Offer
- Competitive compensation package
- Comprehensive benefits including health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance
- Generous paid time-off allowance
- Educational Loan Assistance
- Relocation Assistance
- Malpractice Insurance
- 403b (matching) and 457b Retirement Plans
- CME time and money
- Spousal/Domestic Partner Job Search Support
- Supportive health system to advance goals
St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children is seeking a BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatrician to join the hospital’s Child Protection Program.
The Child Protection Program was established in 2004 to provide comprehensive medical evaluation to victims of child maltreatment in the greater Philadelphia area. Current staff members includes one board certified child abuse pediatrician, a dedicated social worker, nurse, and support staff. The prospective candidates should have a vested interest in program development and education. Each year, this program provides hundreds of medical evaluations for suspected cases of physical abuse, sexual abuse and neglect. These multidisciplinary evaluations occur in the inpatient setting, outpatient clinics, as well as the city’s regional Child Advocacy Center. Our team works closely with local investigative to ensure timely communication of the medical findings with each case. The program is committed towards educating trainees as well as medical students, residents and fellows in the region. The pediatrician joining staff will receive appointment at Drexel University College of Medicine, the hospital’s academic affiliate.
The Child Protection Program is located within St. Christopher's Hospital for Children. The Child Protection Program was recently awarded grant funding to expand the physical, mental, and behavioral health services provided to our patients while collaborating on city-wide efforts to prevent child maltreatment and reduce child trauma. SCHC offers excellent benefits, and opportunities for collaborations and interaction with Tower Health and its affiliate hospitals.
- Doctor of Medicine degree (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO)
- BE/BC Child Abuse Pediatrician
- Hold or be eligible for an unrestricted and unchallenged license to practice medicine in the state of Pennsylvania
- Valid DEA Licensure