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Company: Tower Health
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Recruitment Agency, Staffing, Job Board


Tower Health is a regional integrated healthcare system that offers compassionate, high-quality, leading-edge healthcare and wellness services to communities in Berks, Chester, Montgomery, and Philadelphia Counties. With approximately 11,500 employees, Tower Health consists of Reading Hospital in West Reading; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown; and St. Christopher's Hospital for Children in Philadelphia, in partnership with Drexel University. Tower Health is strongly committed to academic medicine and training, including multiple residency and fellowship programs, the Drexel University College of Medicine at Tower Health, and the Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences in West Reading. The system also includes Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing; home healthcare provided by Tower Health at Home; TowerDirect ambulance and emergency response; Tower Health Medical Group; Tower Health Providers, our clinically integrated network; and 25 Tower Health Urgent Care facilities across our service area. For more information, visit .

Job Summary

Neonatologist - Level III NICU - Philadelphia, PA - Academic Appointment

St. Christopher's Hospital for Children is recruiting a full time BC/BE Neonatologist to join our team. As part of a multi-disciplinary and clinically integrated team you will provide care to the patients within our affiliated Level III NICU and Academic Medical Center in Philadelphia.

What you can expect:

  • Work in a Level III 26 bed NICU, average daily census of 18 babies
  • Approximately 2,500 deliveries a year and 400 NICU admissions. Caring for babies as young as 23 weeks gestation
  • 2 Neonatologists and 1 Physician Assistant - day shift, 1 Neonatologist and 1 Physician Assistant - night shift, NICU certified RNs, Social Workers, Nutritionists, and tenured support staff.
  • 24/7 Neonatal Physician Assistants in NICU to provide support
  • Newborn Nursery is staffed by pediatricians.
  • The division has a strong commitment to quality improvement work and participates in the Vermont Oxford Network.
  • This strong team-based approach focuses on providing the highest level of quality care and delivers excellent health outcomes that exceed the national average for critically ill newborns each year.
  • Cover 1 hospital location
  • Advancement opportunities and special project participation
  • Academic appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor
  • Large sub-specialty network of physicians to support you and your patients
  • No surgical cases, manageable census, and supportive team to reduce physician burnout
  • Base Salary and incentive program, paid time off, CME Allowance, paid malpractice, and health insurance and 403B.
  • Non-profit Health System- eligible for Federal Student Loan Forgiveness
  • Position is eligible to sponsor H-1B and J-1 visa candidates


What we expect from you:

  • BC/BE in Neonatology-Perinatal Medicine
  • Graduate of an ACGME accredited Pediatric residency & Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship program
  • Unrestricted PA medical license at time of employment
  • Work collaboratively as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Ability to obtain/maintain DEA certification for Commonwealth of PA

About St. Christopher's Hospital for Children:

A leader in pediatric care since 1875, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children's nationally recognized programs and pediatric specialists provide exceptional care to children from throughout the Greater Philadelphia area and around the world. The mission of St. Christopher's Hospital for Children is to provide quality pediatric services in a caring, progressive environment. St. Christopher's Hospital is committed to quality through teamwork, technology, and service in a child-friendly, family-oriented environment.

Today, St. Christopher's is a 188-bed hospital that is committed to delivering high-quality family and patient-centered care to children throughout the greater Delaware Valley. Our highly acclaimed programs include the highest level of pediatric trauma care and neonatal care center, a heart center, oncology, and the only dedicated pediatric burn center in the region. St. Christopher's also has one of the busiest emergency departments for children in the country, with more than 70,000 annual visits.

The Philadelphia area:

Philadelphia is the second-largest city on the east coast and the fifth largest in the country and the hub of the nation's sixth-largest metropolitan area. All of this means the Philadelphia area offers world-class entertainment, a huge variety of restaurants, educational institutions, cultural events, employment opportunities and a wide range of housing options.

Key points of Philadelphia:

  • International Airport
  • Atlantic City/Jersey Shore: 55 miles
  • Pocono Mountains: 70 miles
  • New York City: 85 Miles
  • Washington, DC: 125 miles
  • Baltimore: 90 miles
  • Pittsburgh: 260 miles
  • Boston: 270 miles

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