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 seven 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; Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown; and St. Christopher's Hospital for Children. 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.
Works collaboratively with members of the Trauma Program to monitor the process and outcomes of patient care to trauma patients throughout the continuum. Through care monitoring and tracking they can ensure timely and quality care is being provided, use the information to improve the knowledge and skill of trauma care providers, and promote performance improvement and patient safety within an established institution structure. Works collaboratively with the Trauma program Medical Director and Trauma Program Manager to ensure maintenance of requirements established by the Pennsylvania Trauma Systems Foundation (PTSF). Maintains knowledge of standards required by various regulatory agencies and within the field of trauma and nursing. Able to maintain a comprehensive approach to data collection, analysis, and reporting.
Education Requirements: 2 year / Associate Degree (Required) Other Education: quality management (Preferred) Certification and Licensure Requirements *PA Registered Nurse License (Required) completion of ATCN/TNCC (Preferred) completion of trauma nurse course (Preferred) Specialty certification (CCRN/CEN) (Preferred) Experience and Skills *4-5 Years Nursing experience (Required) 1-3 Years Able to provide education either formally or informally (Preferred) 1-3 Years critical care experience preferred (Preferred) 1-3 Years Has an understanding of the Quality Improvement process and patient safety programs; maintains knowledge of standards required by various regulatory agencies (Preferred) Required Skills: Excellent Communications Skills, Excellent Interpersonal Skills, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word