Du�e to growth, Reading Hospital is seeking a Geriatrician to join our geriatric medicine team as Fellowship Director and be part of the Geriatric Center at Reading Hospital.
Reading Hospital, a 600+bed acute care hospital, is an independent academic facility with teaching and clinical responsibilities. We are looking for a candidate to provide care to geriatric patients in different settings, teach residents and be part of a team that works to build and adopt models of Geriatric Care with an emphasis on quality.
The Geriatric Center is a non-primary care group who work on referrals and recommendations from the primary care office of aging and other primary care practices. They treat patients with cognitive, memory and psychiatric complications for a complete geriatric senior assessment. The treatment team consists of a Geriatrician, Geriatric Psychiatrist, Social Worker and Certified Geriatric RN. Appointments are inclusive of patient and family members for diagnosis and treatment for patient safety and well being.
The center is also within walking distance of the brand new Drexel University Medical School at Tower Health! Which is set to open in 2021 and make Drexel University the largest academic body responsible for teaching/training 300 medical students a year!
A full-time, Board-certified Geriatric Medicine Physician to serve as the Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Program Director. The Program Director will have 50% dedicated time to administer to the fellowship training program. The Program Director position requires an academic background supportive of an appointment at the Associate or Full Professor level with Drexel University College of Medicine. The Program Director requires a physician with a track record of leadership, research, clinician educator, mentoring professionalism and role modeling. The Program Director needs to have a background in geriatric medicine. The fellowship program focuses on excellence in clinical care and teaching in a collegial atmosphere. The Program Director will serve as a geriatric medicine clinical attending and as the geriatric medicine fellowship program director.
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