Advanced Practitioner ED - Reading
Tower Health

West Reading, Pennsylvania

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Reading Hospital, located in West Reading, PA is seeking a full-time Advanced Practitioner to join the busiest Emergency Department in Pennsylvania and a very collaborative team of 50+ providers to serve a population of more than 400,000 with comprehensive services and technology. This position is for a rotating provider to cover all shifts. The ideal candidate will have the ability to handle fast pace, high volume of patients; a minimum of two years' experience in emergency medicine is preferred, but we will consider new graduates with excellent credentials.

Reading Hospital is a 714-bed hospital, the flagship, Magnet Recognized, acute care hospital of Tower Health located in West Reading, Pennsylvania. Reading Hospital is home to many top-tier specialty care centers, including Reading HealthPlex, McGlinn Cancer Institute, Miller Regional Heart Center, Emergency Department, Level I Trauma Center and Beginnings Maternity Center, which houses the region's only Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). With more than 1,000 physicians and providers across 49 locations, Reading Hospital has been recognized for its quality outcomes and clinical expertise across services lines. It is listed as one of America's 100 Best Hospitals for five consecutive years, America's 50 Best Hospitals for 2022 and received a 5-Star Rating from CMS two years in a row. For more information, visit

Tower Health & Drexel University College of Medicine have partnered to open a brand new medical school 1/2 miles from the Reading Hospital campus. The medical school opened in July 2021; when fully operational, the medical school will enroll 200 medical students.

Reading Hospital Awards and Recognition:

  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2022)
  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2017-2021)
  • America's 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care™ (2013-2021)
  • Top 10% in the Nation for Neurosciences (2015-2021)
  • Top 10% in the Nation for Treatment of Stroke (2007-2021)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Stroke (2006-2021)
  • One of 10 Best Value Hospitals in Pennsylvania
  • Top 2 percent of U.S. hospitals for clinical outcomes

Job Summary

About This Opportunity:

The Advanced Practitioner shall assist the ED physicians in evaluating and treating patients in the main Emergency Department as well as the Observation Unit. The ideal candidate must be qualified and comfortable with treating Orthopaedic, General Surgery & Pediatric patients. The patient load of 1.4-2.0 per hour.

The Emergency Department:
  • Reading Hospital ED is Pennsylvania's busiest ED with more than 137,000 patients annually, including 30,000 children.
  • Very experienced staff with 50+ providers including very experienced Advanced Practitioners
  • 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
What we offer:
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Comprehensive benefits including health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance
  • Retirement savings plans with employer automatic contribution and match
  • Claims-made malpractice insurance with tail coverage
  • Up to $50K in Educational Loan Assistance
  • Generous paid time-off allowance
  • CME time and money
  • Relocation assistance
  • H1B visas and green card sponsorship (we cannot currently support J1 visa waivers)
  • Spousal / domestic partner job search support
Living in Berks County - From Reading Fellows (Video)

Berks County Living Website

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 1 hour northwest of Philadelphia and within driving distance of other major metropolitan areas like Baltimore and New York City, offering an easy chance to get away for some big city excitement.

Contact Name: Kenneth Nichols

Contact Email:

Contact Phone: 484-628-6581


  • Must be a graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner program with appropriate certification
  • Hold and maintain a current Pennsylvania license as a medical physician assistant and or Nurse Practitioner.
  • 2 years of experience in emergency medicine or urgent care is strongly preferred.
Certification and Licensure
  • ACLS Certification
  • BLS Certification
  • For Nurse Practitioners - AANP or ANCC Certification
  • NCCPA Certification for Physician Assistants
  • PA Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner License
  • PA Medical Physician Assistant License for Physician Assistants
  • PALS Certification

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