Physician Assistant - Orthopedic Surgery Services
Company: Tower Health
Posted on: March 29, 2020
Be inspired, every day. Here, we practice in a leading-edge
setting where advanced medicine and compassion are equally valued.
Careers at Reading Hospital offer a highly collaborative setting,
where individuals from every medical, professional, and service
discipline work together to provide patients and their families
with an experience beyond compare.
About the Organization
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. Together, our seven hospitals and other entities provide a
full range of medical care from prevention, screenings & education;
to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to
rehabilitation. We also offer wellness programs & public health
services that ensure our communities are the healthiest they can
be. Our caring, highly trained physicians and staff are committed
to patient safety and patient satisfaction.
With more than 11,000 team members, Tower Health includes 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; and St. Christopher's Hospital for Children. We also
operate Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing & Reading
Hospital School of Health Sciences, & we have a comprehensive
Collaboration across Tower Health enables our hospitals, providers,
leadership & staff to leverage best practices across the health
system. Our hospitals have received national recognition for
advanced care in areas such as neurosurgery and stroke, cardiac &
vascular surgery, trauma, hematology & oncology. Reading
HealthPlex, which opened at Reading Hospital in October 2016,
combines state-of-the-art technology and world-class design to make
the HealthPlex one of the most sophisticated surgical centers &
inpatient facilities in the region.
At Tower Health, we have a rich history of providing high-quality,
cost-effective care in the communities we serve. As the healthcare
industry continues to change, one thing remains steadfast: Tower
Health's commitment to Advancing Health, Transforming Lives.
St. Christopher's Hospital is seeking an experienced Physician
Assistant to join our Orthopedic Surgery team and function in the
role of a clinical expert in the care of fracture and other
orthopedic injuries from admission through discharge and outpatient
follow-up. This team member will work collaboratively with Trauma
Service and Orthopedic surgeons, multidisciplinary health
professionals, various hospital departments, nursing service and
medical staff in coordinating and delivering patient care and
facilitating communication between the patient and family members.
The Physician Assistant is involved in performance improvement to
ensure quality patient care and best practices.
Duties to include: Direct patient care (surgical assistant, patient
assessment, patient interactions/communication). Customer service
orientation and skills in problem solving. Effective communication
and interpersonal/behavior skills. Ability to handle fast
paced/stressful situations in a calm manner. Ability to respond to
emergencies and unpredictable situations exercising good
Required Licenses: Pennsylvania state Medical Physician Assistant
Certification License, Drug Enforcement Administration Registration
Certificate and CPR Certificate. Be inspired, every day. Here, we
practice in a leading-edge setting where advanced medicine and
compassion are equally valued. Careers at Reading H...
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