Advanced Practitioner, Emergency Department - Reading Hospital
Tower Health

West Reading, Pennsylvania

Posted in Health and Safety

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Job Summary


  • The Advanced Practitioner shall assist the Emergency Medicine physicians in evaluating and treating patients in the main Emergency Department.
  • The Advanced Practitioner functions as a primary health care provider with the responsibility of managing health related problems and conditions.
  • The APP serves as a clinical leader and works closely with the physicians in managing patients, administration of medication, order necessary labs or tests, prescriptions and appropriate documentation of patient charts.
  • Works within specific department with physicians and multidisciplinary healthcare professionals in coordinating and delivering patient care and facilitating communication between the patient and family members, the nursing team and the medical staff functioning as a clinical expert in the area, program or department assigned.
Emergency Department Highlights:
  • Reading Hospital ED is Pennsylvania's busiest ED with more than 137,000 patients annually, including 30,000 children.
  • Very experienced staff with 40+ providers as well as Emergency Medicine Residents
  • The Emergency Department contains 120 beds
  • New self-contained Pediatric Emergency unit with 16 beds
  • Level I Trauma Center
  • Level III NICU
  • Emergency Medicine Residency Program
  • Abundant teaching, quality improvement, and research opportunities
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
  • Educational Loan Assistance
  • Residency/Fellowship Stipend
  • Generous paid time-off allowance
  • CME time and money
  • Relocation assistance
  • H1B & Green Card Support
  • Supportive health system to advance goals
The Community:

Reading Hospital is located in West Reading, part of Berks County, Pennsylvania. This is an area that offers many wonderful places to live and raise a family. Berks County is within driving distance of major metropolitan areas like Baltimore, Philadelphia, and New York City, offering an easy chance to get away for some big city excitement.

The Reading Symphony Orchestra and Reading Public Museum are considered among the best in the state. GoggleWorks is one of the nation's largest interactive community arts centers. And each year, the Berks Arts Council presents the largest jazz festival on the east coast. In addition, the Santander Arena and Performing Arts Center bring some of the world's top acts to Reading.

The great outdoors is right in your backyard, including the National Scenic Appalachian Trail, Blue Marsh Lake, French Creek State Park, and the Hawk Mountain Sanctuary. And you'll find lakes for boating, swimming, ice fishing, and skating. Reading also ranks fourth nationwide in minor-league sports markets, hosting our own minor league hockey (Reading Royals) and baseball (Reading Fightin' Phils) teams.


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Contact Name: Kenneth Nichols

Contact Email:

Contact Phone: 484-628-6581



  • Graduate of an accredited Advanced Practitioner program
  • Licensed to practice medicine in Pennsylvania
  • Experience working in the Emergency Department

Reading Hospital, located in West Reading, PA is seeking a Advanced Practitioner to join the busiest Emergency Department in Pennsylvania and a very collaborative team of 40+ providers and Emergency Medicine Residents. The Emergency Department has state-of-the-art technology with extensive multi subspeciaty support,120 beds and a new self-contained Pediatric Emergency unit with 16 beds.

Reading Hospital is a 697-bed nonprofit teaching hospital that provides high quality healthcare, cutting-edge technology, and experienced, caring medical professionals. As the nationally recognized, Magnet-designated flagship institution of Tower Health, Reading Hospital is home to many top-tier specialty care centers and services including the McGlinn Cancer Institute, Miller Regional Heart Center, one of the state's busiest Emergency Departments and a Level I Trauma Center, and Beginnings Maternity Center, which houses the region's only Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Reading Hospital was named one of America's 50 Best Hospitals for 2023 by Healthgrades™. This is the second year in a row (2022-2023) that Reading Hospital has been in the top 1 percent of hospitals nationwide for overall clinical performance. Reading Hospital has also been ranked as one of the Top Ten Hospitals by U.S. News and World Report the second year in a row.

Reading Hospital Awards and Recognition:
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2022)
  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2017-2023)
  • America's 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care™ (2013-2023)
  • Neurosciences Excellence Award™ (2013-2023)
  • Top 10% in the Nation for Neurosciences (2015-2023)
  • Top 10% in the Nation for Treatment of Stroke (2007-2023)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Stroke (2006-2023)
  • One of 10 Best Value Hospitals in Pennsylvania
  • Top 1 percent of U.S. hospitals for clinical outcomes
  • Reading Hospital Recognized on Newsweek's World's Best Hospitals (92nd) 2021 List

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