Cardiology - Advanced Practitioner

  • Tower Health
  • Thorndale, PA, USA
  • Feb 19, 2021

Job Description

Overview

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. Most recently, Tower Health & Drexel University partnered to acquire St. Christopher's Hospital for Children in Philadelphia which adds the much-needed Pediatric acute care to the expanding health system. St. Christopher's provider care to more than 100,000 children annually. In addition, Tower Health started an independent Cardiology Fellowship in the summer of 2020.

Job Summary

Tower Health is seeking a full time Advanced Practitioner for Brandywine Valley Cardiology to provide direct patient care. The Cardiology Advanced Practice Provider (APP) will perform evaluation and management of the inpatient cardiovascular patient across the spectrum of settings at Brandywine Hospital. As a Cardiology clinician, the APP ensures proper illness and injury care, disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and recovery. They will participate in the assessment of patients in the Emergency Department as well as the Cardiology consult service. The APP will also provide patient care in the ambulatory setting at the off-campus practice of Brandywine Valley Cardiology located near the hospital campus.The ideal candidate will be a dynamic experienced Advanced Practitioner joining our outstanding Cardiovascular team.

Brandywine Hospital

Brandywine Hospital is a nonprofit, 171-bed acute-care hospital with private rooms that has been providing high-quality, compassionate care in the community for more than 100 years. The hospital's key services include cardiology/cardiothoracic surgery, emergency medicine, orthopedics, behavioral health (adult, older adult), general and robotic surgery, specialized care for eating disorders, and outpatient services (radiology/women's imaging, laboratory, cardio-pulmonary, occupational, physical and speech therapy, primary care, and wound care). Fully accredited by The Joint Commission, Brandywine Hospital is also an accredited Chest Pain Center by the American Academy of Cardiology and the recipient of The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval for excellence in acute myocardial infarction, hip replacement, knee replacement, stroke, and wound care.

Benefits & Perks:
  • Competitive Compensation Plan with a superb benefits package
  • Generous CME Allowance and Time
  • Top-Tier retirement programs
  • Loan Forgiveness Assistance Program
  • Malpractice Insurance with Tail Coverage
  • Relocation Assistance
  • H1B Visas and Green Card Sponsorship (We cannot currently support J1 Visa Waivers.)

Chester County, PA

Chester County is located in southeast Pennsylvania in the Philadelphia Metropolitan Area. Chester County was created by William Penn in 1682 as one of the three original counties of Pennsylvania. There are now 67 counties in Pennsylvania. There are also six county parks (Hibernia, Nottingham, Warwick, Springton Manor, Black Rock Sanctuary, and Wolf's Hollow).

Eastern Chester County is home to many communities that comprise part of the Main Line western suburbs outside of Philadelphia, while part of its southernmost portion is considered suburban Wilmington, along with southwest Delaware County.

Qualifications

Requirements:
  • Requires a master's degree; certification as a Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner (CRNP) or Physician Assistant (PA)
  • Pennsylvania state authority for advanced practice
  • Familiarity with Cardiovascular concepts, practices, and procedures is critical.
  • Experience is Cardiology is highly preferred.