Tower Health

  • Occupational Health Nurse

    Job Locations US-PA-Pottstown
    Requisition ID
    2018-23255
    Hospital
    Pottstown Hospital
    Shift
    4-Day/Evening
    Department
    Occupational Health
    Category
    Nursing/Patient Care
    Hours per week
    40
    # of Openings
    1
    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

    The Occupational Health Nurse is responsible for guiding and directing patient teaching, activities of ancillary personnel while maintaining standards of professional nursing. In this position the OHN will develop, teach and provide educational health and safety programs to area employers and Occupational Health staff. 

     

    Responsibilities include:

    • Coordinate and deliver services and programs
    • Provide on and off-site health and safety services
    • Injury care services
    • Injury prevention and health promotion educational programs   

     

    Qualifications

    Education:  

    • Graduate of an approved school of professional nursing

    Experience:

    • Occupational Health and Emergency Care preferred

    • 1-2 years Case Management experience (preferred)

    Licenses/Certifications:

    • Licensed and currently registered in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

    • Valid Healthcare Provider CPR certification (required)

    • Preferred:

      • COHN-S (Certified Occupational Health Nurse - Specialist)
      • Hearing conservation
      • Pulmonary Function Testing
      • Smoking Cessation Facilitator
      • Bat Instructor

     

     

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