Tower Health

About Tower Health

 

Job Category:

Nurse

Country:

United States

Postal Code:

19453

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Emergency Room - Registered Nurse, Full-time

Tower Health - Phoenixville, Pennsylvania

Posted: 12/12/2018

Overview

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

Registered Nurse for Phoenixville Hospital's Emergency Department

 

 Shift: 1900-0700 3 days per week with rotation to weekends and every other holiday

 

- Evaluates assigned patients and plans, implements and documents nursing care. Assists physicians during examinations and procedures.

- Performs various patient tests and administers medications within the scope of practice of the registered nurse.

- Promotes patients' indepence by establishing patient care goals and teaching patients and families to understand conditions, medications, and self-care skills.

- Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.

- Performs a variety of tasks. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.

- Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. �

Qualifications

Requirements:

- An Associate Degree of Nursing from an accredited School of Nursing

- Current Pennsylvania RN Licensure

- Minimum 2 years telemetry, critical care or ED experience.

- Current BLS Certification

- Current ACLS Certification

- Rotation to the ED as well as Telemetry as required

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