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Gastroenterology - Physician

Company: St. Christopher's Hospital for Children - Tower He
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

* Job Summary*

St. Christopher's Hospital for Children is seeking a Pediatric Gastroenterologist to join our team. This is an outstanding opportunity for highly qualified individuals with the skills to contribute to the vitality of a clinically strong department affiliated with one of the most progressive and community-oriented children's hospitals in the nation.
*Highlights:*

* As a member of the GI group, you will join a group of 5 physicians, 4 NPs, social workers, 4 registered dietitians and other medical staff and cover our main location in Philadelphia as well as satellite locations on a rotating basis.
* Schedule will be 4 days in ambulatory setting; 1 day in OR and scheduled on-call, which is rotated between group.
* Designated scope time included.
* Programs part of this section are the bariatric clinic, functional abdominal pain program and healthy kids/healthy teens program.
* Strong and proven commitment to excellence in delivery of care, research, education, and advocacy.
*The Benefits We Offer:*

* Competitive compensation package
* Comprehensive benefits including health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance
* Retirement savings plan with employer automatic contribution and employer match.
* Malpractice insurance & tail coverage
* Generous paid time-off allowance
* Commuter Benefits- tax-free transit or parking
* CME time and money
* Relocation assistance
* Immigration support
* Supportive health system to advance goals
*Putting Kids and Families First Since 1875*
*St. Christopher's Hospital for Children*, a partnership between Tower Health and Drexel University, is a188-bed facility that provides exceptional care to children throughout the Greater Philadelphia area andsurrounding counties. With more than 220 pediatric experts on staff, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children combines topnotch pediatric care with a wide array of pediatric specialties, including Cardiology; Ear, Nose and Throat; Gastroenterology; Oncology; and Orthopedics. It houses the only Pediatric Burn Center between New York City and Baltimore and is one of only three Level I Pediatric Trauma Centers in Pennsylvania. St. Christopher's is a Magnet designated hospital and has been recognized as a Women's Choice Award Best Children's Hospital.
*The Community:*
Philadelphia located between New York and Washington D.C, is considered to be the birthplace of the United States. The Constitution was debated here in Philadelphia in what is now the Independence Hall. The nearby Liberty Bell Center is home to the famous two-thousand-pound bell which became a symbol of freedom. The National Constitution Center also tells the story of 1920s prohibition. Learn more about Al Capone and other famous former inmates at the Eastern State Penitentiary. The Philadelphia Museum of Art, one of the country's largest museums, is not to be missed. At Fairmount Park, discover outdoor art on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, as well as the Smith Memorial Arch dedicated to Civil War heroes. Attractions for kids include Philadelphia Zoo, the oldest zoo in America. Meet more animals at the Academy of Natural Sciences or enjoy fun and educational interactive displays at the Please Touch Museum.
*Videos:*
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*Websites:*
St. Christopher's Hospital for Children
City of Philadelphia
*Contact Name: Beth Calabria*
*Contact Email: *
*Contact Phone:*
*#LI-KE1*

*Qualifications*


* Fellowship trained board certified/board eligiblePediatricGastroenterologist
* Must be board-certified by the American Board of Pediatrics
* Hold or be eligible for an unrestricted and unchallenged license to practice medicine in the state ofPennsylvania & in the state of New Jersey
* Valid DEA Licensure

*Overview*

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. Tower Health has partnered with Drexel University College of Medicine to open a new medical school one-half mile walking distance from Reading Hospital, a regional medical campus for Drexel University College of Medicine at Tower Health. The school opened in 2021 and is currently accepting enrollment applications for the second class in 2024. In addition, Reading Hospital is the main training hospital for the medical school and supports ACGME accredited residency and fellowship programs. For more information, visit towerhealth.org.

Keywords: St. Christopher's Hospital for Children - Tower He, Philadelphia , Gastroenterology - Physician, Healthcare , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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