Tower Health

  • Registered Nurse-Center for Behavioral Medicine-Full time

    Job Locations US-PA-Pottstown
    Requisition ID
    2018-19062
    Hospital
    Pottstown Hospital
    Shift
    Night shift - with rotation if needed
    Department
    Psych DPU
    Category
    Nursing/Patient Care
    Hours per week
    36
    # of Openings
    2
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • 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

    Responsible for the delivery of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation. Responsible for directing, coordinating all nursing care based on established clinical nursing practices. Collaborates with other professional disciplines to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcomes.

    Qualifications

    Education: - Graduate of an approved school of professional nursing - Bachelor's degree preferred Experience: - One year RN experience with Psych experience required - Successful completion of Group Training Module within two years of hire - Successful completion of Physical Assessment Module within one year of hire - Successful completion of the Geriatric Depression Screening Module within six months of hire


     


    Licenses/Certificates: - RN License and currently registered in the Commonwealth of PA - Valid AHA Healthcare Provider CPR certification required - Certification in psychiatric nursing preferred - Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) certification within one year of hire and continuous renewal on an annual basis

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