Emergency Medicine Physician - Per Diem at Tower Health

Posted in Other 7 days ago.

Location: Pottstown, Pennsylvania

Job Description:


Pottstown Hospital , is seeking a BE/BC Emergency Medicine Physician to join our very experience Emergency Medicine team. This is a Per Diem position for a rotating day/evening/weekend shift schedule.

Pottstown Hospital, part of Tower Health, located 30 minutes north of Philadelphia , is a 232-bed hospital that offers a full range of health services, including inpatient and outpatient, medical and surgical, and diagnostic and emergency care. Pottstown Hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission and has been recognized for its quality outcomes and clinical expertise across many service lines. Its cancer program is nationally recognized. The hospital also is a Primary Stroke Center; Joint Commission-certified for hip and knee replacement; and Heart Failure and Chest Pain certified. Its Emergency Room, which is second busiest in Montgomery County, sees more than 45,000 patients a year.

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.

Drexel University and Tower Health have joined forces to add an additional location for the university's College of Medicine in West Reading, less than one mile from the Reading Hospital campus. 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.

Job Summary

Emergency Department:

  • 45,000+ patient visits annually

  • 26-bed main ED with 8 fast-track beds

  • EPIC EMR System Wide

  • Close-knit and welcoming group of physicians with support hospital leadership

  • Supportive and engaged nursing staff and close relationships with consultants

  • Easy admission process with health system employed Hospitalist Services

  • Dedicated, experienced and dependable advanced practitioner support

  • 24/7 back-up in the following sub-specialties:

    • Cardiology

    • General Surgery

    • Orthopedics

    • ENT

    • Urology

    • Radiology

    • Anesthesia

    • Neurology/Neurosurgery

    • Nephrology

    • OMFS

Pottstown and the greater Philadelphia area offers excellent schools, affordable homes, colleges and parks plus a multitude of cultural, recreational, shopping, sporting attractions and social amenities all within driving distance to shore points, Philadelphia, New York City, Baltimore and Washington DC.

Contact Name: Ken Nichols

Contact Email: Kenneth.nichols@towerhealth.org

Contact Phone: 484-332-7500 (Call or Text)


  • MD or DO; Board Eligible or Board Certified in Emergency Medicine

  • Pennsylvania Medical License

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