Nurse Practitioner - Center for Public Health

Location
Facility: Reading Hospital 
Address: 420 S. Fifth Avenue 
West Reading, PA 19610 
Website link Facebook LinkedIn YouTube 

Hospital Landing Page

Site Picture
Opportunity Criteria
Specialty: Family Medicine 
Loan Repayment: Not Specified
Opportunity Image
The Position

Reading Hospital is seeking a Family Medicine Nurse Practitioner to join our Center for Public Health.

The position will include primary care for patients in our Ryan White HIV Center as well as STD testing for at risk individuals. The nurse practitioner will work collaboratively with Infectious Disease and Family Medicine Physicians as well as other support programs and staff. Previous experience with HIV care is preferred, but will consider an applicant with strong community medicine background. Occasional public speaking is required.

Hours will be Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm. Candidate selected will be a graduate of a Family Nurse Practitioner program, licensed in the state of PA. HIV certification is required within 3 years of hire.

Reading Hospital is a not-for-profit leading regional health system committed to advancing health and transforming lives of the people we serve. Through physician and staff commitment, we have established a culture of collaboration, professionalism, transparency and responsibility that allows us to deliver high-quality care through evidence-based medicine. Established as The Reading Dispensary in 1867, the 600+ bed Reading Hospital has since expanded into a leader in tertiary care for this region of Pennsylvania. As an Academic teaching hospital, residencies include Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, OB/GYN, Osteopathy, Podiatry, and Pharmacy.

About Us:

  • Main West Reading campus is located in scenic Berks County
  • 600+ acute beds, 22-building complex on 36 suburban acres
  • Busiest emergency department in Pennsylvania with over 133,000 visits per year
  • Level II Trauma Center
  • Over 3,500 births annually; high-risk pre- and post-natal care; IVF and fertility services
  • Level III NICU
  • Miller Regional Heart Center - including cardiac surgery
  • McGlinn Cancer Institute - recently recertified by the Commission on Cancer with a gold rating and reaccreditation by the Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®) Certification Program

Moving Medicine Forward: Reading HealthPlex

Our newest expansion that recently opened in October of 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, including six hybrid-capable operating rooms
  • 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 and the third largest green roof on a healthcare building in the United States.


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.


Through the strategic initiatives of clinical integration, improving the patient experience, as well as, employee and provider engagement, and finally operational excellence; our Mission is to provide compassionate, accessible, high quality, cost effective health care to the community; to promote health; to educate healthcare professionals; and to participate in appropriate clinical research.

The Reading Area

 

Reading Hospital is located in West Reading, Berks County, 60 miles northwest of Philadelphia. Reading is home to the Berks Jazz Fest, held annually for more than 25 years. At the downtown Santander Performing Arts Center, recognized as one of the top 100 concert venues in the US, you can see entertainers from Elton John to Jerry Seinfeld. The Reading Symphony Orchestra and Reading Choral Society offer more traditional performances, while every year, tens of thousands flock to Reading for World War II Weekend that features living history re-enactors, vintage WWII aircraft, and military vehicles. The Reading Public Museum , Arboretum, and Neag Planetarium, located immediately next to the hospital's campus in West Reading, offers historical and educational programs for families, adults, and children. GoggleWorks, a restored factory, is one of the largest, most comprehensive interactive community arts centers in the country. There they offer an exceptional opportunity for visitors to experience and learn about the arts in a working studio environment.

Berks County offers excellent schools, affordable homes, colleges and parks in addition to a multitude of cultural, recreational, shopping, sporting attractions and social amenities all within driving distance of shore points, Philadelphia, Washington, DC and New York City.


Check out the links below to learn more about West Reading and Berks County!

Love West Reading – All about West Reading
Greater Reading Berks – All about Reading and Berks County
Hiker Central – Camping, hiking, skiing, fishing in the area

Introducing Tower Health

 

Tower Health brings together more than 11,000 dedicated team members, 2,000 nationally recognized physicians, specialists and providers across 65 convenient locations. Our collaborative clinical excellence is leading the healthcare transformation — which means our communities have expanded access to advanced, comprehensive care by renowned physicians, when and where they need it. Here, we know that advancing the quality of care will transform the quality of life.

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. Tower Health was formed in October 2017.

 

With 11,000 team members, Tower Health includes six acute-care hospitals:

  • Reading Hospital, a teaching hospital based 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

 

Tower Health also includes:

  • Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing

  • Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences

  • Tower Health Medical Group; a physician network with 2,000 physicians, specialists and providers across 75 convenient locations

  • All Tower Health facilities participate in our provider-payer plan, Tower Health/UPMC Health Plan

 

 

 

 

 

Contact Information
Contact: Lisa Wortman 
Phone: 484-628-0556
Fax:  
E-mail: Click here to e-mail.
* When making contact with the person who posted this opportunity, please tell them you saw their posting on PracticeMatch.
Apply Now
This site is only intended for job seekers to contact the organizations posting jobs. Use of this site for solicitation and other unintended purposes is prohibited.
25
Oct

PracticeMatch Career Fair St. Louis, MO

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 | 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Schlafly Tap Room2100 Locust Street St. Louis, MO 63103

| email us

Please join us for a Career Fair in St. Louis. Complimentary hors d'oeuvres will be provided and significant others are welcome.

register

8
Nov

PracticeMatch Career Fair Chicago, IL

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 | 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

W Chicago Lakeshore644 North Lake Shore Drive Chicago, IL 60611

| email us

Please join us for a Career Fair in Chicago. Complimentary hors d'oeuvres will be provided and significant others are welcome.

register

See More Career Fairs