Tower Health

Registered Nurse-Emergency Department-Full Time

Job Locations US-PA-Pottstown
Requisition ID
2017-16312
Hospital
Pottstown Hospital
Shift
Night shift - with rotation if needed
Department
Emergency Services
Category (Portal Searching)
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

A Registered Professional Nurse responsible for delivery of patient (direct and indirect) through the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation. Directs and guides patient teaching, activities of ancillary personnel while maintaining standards of professional nursing.  

Qualifications

Education:

Graduate of an approved school of professional nursing

 

Experience:

One year previous Emergency Department experience preferred

 

Licenses/Certificates:

 Licensed and currently registered in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Valid American Heart Association for Healthcare Provider CPR certification required

Completion of the American Heart Association ACLS course within one (1) year of hire and continuous renewal every two (2) years

Successful completion of Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) or ENPC within six (6) months of hire and continuous recertification is required

Successful completion of Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) and continuous recertification every year

Completion of Dysrhythmia course within 6 months of hire if not previously obtained

Successful Completion of the Critical Care course within 1 year of hire if not previously obtained

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