Tower Health

Registered Nurse, Operating Room - Part-time

US-PA-Phoenixville
Requisition ID
2017-15663
Phoenixville Hospital
Department
Surgiday Center
Category (Portal Searching)
Nursing/Patient Care
# of Openings
1

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

Registered Nurse for The Surgery Center of the Main Line (Malvern location) Shift: 8 hour days (32 hours per week), No on-call requirement  - 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' independence 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. - A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. - Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department.

Qualifications

Requirements: - Associates degree from an accredited school of nursing - PA RN Licenser - A minimum of 2-3 years of operating room experience, required - Ability to follow AORN standards - CNOR certification, preferred - BLS certification, required - Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. 

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