Tower Health

  • Registered Nurse - Progressive Care Unit (PCU)

    Job Locations US-PA-Pottstown
    Requisition ID
    2018-22214
    Hospital
    Pottstown Hospital
    Shift
    Night shift - with rotation if needed
    Department
    Progressive Care Unit
    Category
    Nursing/Patient Care
    Hours per week
    36
    # of Openings
    4
    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

    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 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 ACLS course within one (1) year of hire and continuous renewal every two (2) years

    Completion of the Dysrhythmia course within six (6) months of hire

    Successful completion of the Critical Care course within one (1) year of hire

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