Tower Health

About Tower Health

 

Job Category:

Nurse

Country:

United States

Postal Code:

19320

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

ED Tech

Tower Health - Coatesville, Pennsylvania

Posted: 11/14/2018

Overview

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 six 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; and Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown. We also operate Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing & Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences, & we have a comprehensive physician network.

 

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

Responsibilities

Provides basic nurse care to Emergency Department(ED) patients under the direct supervision of RN. In addition to the hospital nurses aide role the ED technician responsibilities also include, but not limited to acquiring EKG, performing phlebotomy, and IV placement upon documented training provided by the ED.

Qualifications

High school diploma or GED equivalent and exhibit proficiency in patient care and oral communication skills. At least one year of experience as a nursing assistance, Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), monitor tech, or unit secretary, preferably in the Emergency Department. Must be able to follow directions and perform work according to department standards under the supervision of a registered nurse. Must obtain and maintain a current certificate in American Heart Association CPR.

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