Tower Health

About Tower Health

 

Job Category:

Healthcare

Country:

United States

Postal Code:

19390

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

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Family Nurse Practitioner

Tower Health - West Grove, Pennsylvania

Posted: 10/15/2018

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.

 

  • Establishes goals and objectives for his/her area in congruence with the assigned department’s goals and objectives on an annual basis.
  • Participates in review and revision of job descriptions, policies, and procedures.
  • Ensures that development and intradepartmental policies, procedures, and standards of care are maintained and assists in interpreting these for patients and visitors.
  • Promotes philosophy of employer and acts as a role model and resource person for staff.
  • Ensures and maintains patient/family confidentiality at all times. 
Responsibilities
  • Assesses the physical and psychosocial status of clients in the Family Practice by means of interview, health history, physical examination, and diagnostic studies.
  • Recognizes deviations from normal in the physical assessment. Works in collaboration with a physician in formulating treatment plans for health problems and follow-up.
  • Writes prescriptions for medication based upon laboratory results, routine diagnostic and follow-up studies, therapeutic measures, and post-discharge care in accordance with written practice protocols.
  • Requests written consultation from physicians and other healthcare professionals to ensure appropriate and quality patient care.
  • Interprets and evaluates findings of studies/tests.
  • Relays appropriate information regarding patient care to the collaborating physician.
  • Evaluates the quality of care provided and recommends changes for improvement.
  • Maintains provision of preventive health services (e.g. screening, risks assessment, immunizations, PAP smears, self-breast exam).
  • Dictates or writes, or through EMR documents patient history, admissions, care plans, progress, and discharge notes.
  • Interacts with clinical and administrative staff for optimal patient care.
  • Provides on-call coverage
Qualifications
  • License and current registration to practice in state.
  • Graduate from a registered NP program.
  • Master’s degree in nursing.
  • Privileges or eligibility to apply.

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