Tower Health

  • Director, Emergency Department

    Job Locations US-PA-Coatesville
    Requisition ID
    2018-23338
    Hospital
    Brandywine Hospital
    Shift
    1-Day
    Department
    Emergency Services
    Category
    Nursing/Patient Care
    Hours per week
    40
    # of Openings
    1
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Work Schedule
    Full-time
  • 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

    The Nurse Director is the designated leader for the Emergency Department. He/She is responsible for the patient population and assigned staff. The Nurse Director plans, organizes, directs, coordinates, and evaluates the unit activities. He/She provides direction, support and guidance to the assistant nurse managers and aids in their development both clinically and managerially. He/She has twenty-four hour accountability for the unit.

    Qualifications

    Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing; bachelor's or master’s degree in nursing preferred

    Experience: Minimum five years clinical experience in area of specialty or related clinical field; Evidence of excellent interpersonal skills;  experience in quality improvement; self directed; excellent time management;  Problem solving skills.

    Licenses/Certificates: RN licensure in the state of Pennsylvania.  AHA BLS, ACLS, PALS and CPI.

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