Tower Health

  • Registered Nurse OR First Assistant -Full Time

    Job Locations US-PA-Pottstown
    Requisition ID
    2017-14872
    Hospital
    Pottstown Hospital
    Shift
    Day shift
    Department
    Operating Room
    Category
    Nursing/Patient Care
    # of Openings
    1
  • 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

    RN First Assistant's are responsible for delivering quality care to the patient during their peri-operative experience.
     
    Responsibilities include:
    -Collaborate with the surgeon in performing a safe surgical procedure to maximize patient outcomes 
    -Provides knowledge of surgical anatomy, operative techniques related to the procedure 
    -The RNFA is a member of the interdisciplinary team along with the Surgeon, Anesthesia and Post Anesthesia Care staff 

    Qualifications

    Experience:
    -2+ years of experience in operating room nursing with abilities to scrub and/or circulate 
     
    Education / License:
    -Graduate of an approved school of professional nursing. 

    -Successful completion of peri-operative course in an approved school.

    -PA Registered Nurse license required

    -Valid Healthcare provider CPR required

    -CNOR required

    -CRNFA preferred

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