Registered Nurse - Emergency Department

  • Tower Health
  • Pottstown, PA 19464, USA
  • Dec 04, 2020

Job Description

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

With over 43,000 emergency visits annually and 3:4 patient/nurse ratio our Emergency Department allows for an intimate, challenging and rewarding career. The Registered Nurse will utilize the nursing process to ensure delivery of quality and timely care to neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients in the Emergency Room setting. Our nurses are cross-trained in the observation, minor and acute care areas.


Enjoy flexible scheduling, tuition assistance/reimbursement, a career advancement program, generous benefits and pay.

Qualifications

Education:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Graduate of an approved school of professional nursing

Experience:

  • 2 years nursing experience preferred, specifically 1 year in Emergency Services preferred

Licenses/Certificates:

  • Licensed and currently registered as a nurse in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • Valid American Heart Association for Healthcare Providers CPR (BLS) certification (required)
  • CPI within 1-month of hire
  • Completion of the ACLS course within six (6) months of hire
  • Completion of the PALS couse within six (6) months of hire
  • Completion of the Dysrhythmia course within three (3) months of hire or test out

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