Director of Nursing - Senior Behavioral Health Unit

  • Tower Health
  • Feb 15, 2021

Job Description


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.


The Nursing Director coordinates clinical and administrative activities on the unit to ensure the provision of high quality care. The Nursing Director
works in collaboration with the multi-disciplinary team and has 24/7 accountability for planning and operations of the Senior Behaviroal Health Unit. Demonstrates clinical
proficiency in current practice and knowledge of regulatory requirements and standards of nursing practice. Implements sound business and human resources
management plans.


Education Requirements: * 4 year / Bachelor's Degree: Bachelors of Science in Nursing or Other Bachelors acceptable if currently enrolled in BSN or MSN program (Required).

Other Education: Graduate of an Acreditted School Of Nursing (Required). Masters Degree: Nursing (Preferred).

Certification and Licensure Requirements: *BLS CERTIFICATION (Required).*PA REGISTERED NURSE LICENSE (Required).

Cerification in area of specialty or management within two years (Preferred).

Membership in a professional organization (Preferred).

Experience and Skills: *1-3 Years Leadership (Required). Required Skills: Excellent Communications Skills, Excellent Interpersonal Skills, General Clerical Skills. Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word.