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Section Chief, Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Employer
Tower Health
Location
Downtown Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Salary
Base plus incentive
Closing date
Jul 7, 2024
Phone number
48462XXXXX

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Specialty / Focus
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Position Type
Chief / Chair / Executive
Practice Setting
Hospital / Health System
Benefits
Accepts J1/H1 Visas
Hours
Full-Time
Patient Care
Both

Job Details

St. Christopher's Hospital for Children is seeking a Chief for the Department of Pediatric Emergency Medicine.

Highlights:

  • The Department of Emergency Medicine is a 34-bed unit with approximately 50,000 visits annually.
  • The position of Chief will manage a high functioning team that accounts for over 70% of admissions and is the lifeblood of the hospital.
  • There is a well-established PEM fellowship with 3 fellows per year (the fellowship had a 100% fill rate again this year) with an outstanding Program Director and many engaged core faculty.
  • As a safety-net hospital, ideal candidates for St. Christopher’s will have an interest and passion for serving our high-needs community and a willingness to partner with us as we eliminate healthcare bias and inequalities.
  • Candidates will bring at least 5 years of leadership experience.

The Benefits 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 & tail coverage 
  • Educational Loan Assistance
  • Generous paid time-off allowance
  • Commuter Benefits- tax-free transit or parking 
  • CME time and money
  • Relocation assistance
  • Immigration support 
  • Supportive health system to advance goals

Putting Kids and Families First Since 1875

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 topnotch pediatric care with a wide array of pediatric specialties, including Cardiology; Ear, Nose and Throat; Gastroenterology; Oncology; and Orthopedics. It houses the only Pediatric 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 has been recognized as a Women’s Choice Award Best Children’s Hospital.

 

The Community:

Philadelphia located between New York and Washington D.C, is considered to be the birthplace of the United States. The Constitution was debated here in Philadelphia in what is now the Independence Hall. The nearby Liberty Bell Center is home to the famous two-thousand-pound bell which became a symbol of freedom. The National Constitution Center also tells the story of 1920s prohibition. Learn more about Al Capone and other famous former inmates at the Eastern State Penitentiary. The Philadelphia Museum of Art, one of the country's largest museums, is not to be missed. At Fairmount Park, discover outdoor art on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, as well as the Smith Memorial Arch dedicated to Civil War heroes. Attractions for kids include Philadelphia Zoo, the oldest zoo in America. Meet more animals at the Academy of Natural Sciences or enjoy fun and educational interactive displays at the Please Touch Museum.

Qualifications:

  • Doctorate in Medicine (M.D. or D.O.) and PA license or ability to obtain.
  • Minimum of 5 years of clinical experience with demonstrated leadership accomplishments
  • An interpersonal skill set that focuses on team-building

Contact Name: Beth Calabria
Contact Email: Beth.Calabria@towerhealth.org
Contact Phone: 484-628-6714

Company

Tower Health is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of about two million people. Together, our four acute care hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care — from prevention, screenings 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. Tower Health’s caring, highly trained physicians and staff are committed to patient safety and satisfaction.

With more than 11,000 team members, Tower Health consists of Reading Hospital, a teaching hospital in West Reading; Chestnut Hill Hospital, a teaching hospital in Philadelphia; 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 27 urgent care facilities across the Tower Health service area. Tower Health Medical Group offers a connected network of more than 143 primary care and specialty care locations, that includes 761 physicians and 367 Advanced Practice Providers. 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.

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