General/Adult Psychiatrist - Inpatient

Reading Hospital Tower Health
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Facility: Reading Hospital Tower Health 
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Reading, PA  

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Specialty: Psychiatry 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: No J1 or H1
Loan Repayment: Not Specified
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Reading Health System. Advancing Health. Transforming Lives.

 

Reading Hospital, a 750-bed tertiary care facility located in West Reading, PA, is seeking Board Eligible/Board Certified Adult Psychiatrists to help serve a population of over 400,000.

 

Details for this full-time inpatient position:

• 40-bed, state-of-the-art psychiatric pavilion on Reading Hospital's main campus

• 2 floors, 20-beds on each floor

• 3 Physicians a 1 Nurse Practitioner cover the unit daily

• 12 patient cap for physicians

• 8 hours of rounding per day

• All private rooms; Open area for lunch and crafts next to nurses station (full visibility)

 

Additional Psychiatric services offered by Tower Health, but not within this provider's job description, include: An 18-bed medical complexity unit, a 20-bed residential substance abuse detox and rehab, a dedicated C/L service, extensive outpatient services throughout Berks County, including partial hospitalization and an Assertive Community Treatment Program. Other services include Medication Assisted Treatment, Behavioral Medicine Pain Management, and a Senior Assessment Program.

 

We Offer:

• Competitive salary

• Educational loan assistance

• Relocation assistance

• Attractive physician incentive program

• Generous CME stipends and time off

• Claims-made malpractice insurance including tail coverage

• 403b and 457b retirement plans with company match through Lincoln Financial

• Excellent health/dental/vision benefits

• Spousal job search support

 

Read more on our Joint Venture 

 

https://www.towerhealth.org/news/2018/tower-health-to-break-ground-on-behavioral-care-pavilion-on-dece/ 

https://reading.towerhealth.org/news/2017/reading-hospital-and-acadia-healthcare-announce-partnership-to-e/ 

Reading Hospital and Acadia Healthcare announced a joint venture partnership to provide behavioral health services to Berks and the surrounding counties, including the construction of a new 144-bed inpatient facility. This new integrated behavioral health campus will be located on Route 183 in Bern Township on an 82-acre parcel of land, allowing for future growth. Construction will begin early 2018 with an anticipated opening in early 2019. 

The new facility will include inpatient adolescent, adult and geriatric psychiatric care. It will also include partial hospitalization programming, intensive outpatient program services, outpatient counseling, and physician professional services, consultation, and chemical dependency care. Other services are being evaluated for the behavioral health campus. 

Behavioral health affects millions of Americans every year. The 2016 Berks County Community Health Needs Assessment identified a significant need for behavioral healthcare and chemical dependency treatment services in the Berks County region. The study showed that one in five residents of Berks County has been diagnosed with either an anxiety or depressive disorder and two in five had activity limitations due to poor physical or mental health.  Acadia Healthcare offers extensive national experience in behavioral healthcare with a demonstrated standard of excellence in the treatment of behavioral health and addiction disorders. Together, with Reading Hospital's demonstrated high quality care, this collaboration will address a very critical community health need.

"We have an urgent need for additional behavioral health resources in our community," said Clint Matthews, President and CEO of Tower Health and Reading Hospital. "Acadia Healthcare offers extensive national experience in behavioral healthcare with a demonstrated standard of excellence in the treatment of behavioral health and addiction disorders. Together, with Reading Hospital's demonstrated high quality care, this collaboration will address a very critical community health need."

"The Community Health Needs Assessment clearly identified the growing need for additional behavioral health resources in this community and Acadia is proud to partner with Tower Health to expand and enhance the existing services currently offered at Reading Hospital," said Joey Jacobs, CEO and chairman, Acadia Healthcare.

Acadia is a nationally renowned provider of behavioral healthcare services. Acadia provides behavioral health and addiction services to patients in a variety of settings, including inpatient psychiatric hospitals, residential treatment centers, outpatient clinics and therapeutic school-based programs.  With our combined expertise in behavioral health our community will have access to the highest standard of treatment allowing recovery for the individual and their family. In addition, Acadia Healthcare has extensive joint venture partnership and consistently demonstrates the ability to meet community needs for behavioral Health services. 

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