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
Assists physician(s) or mid-level provider(s) in patient care, exhibiting decision making skills for complex issues and an understanding of pathophysiology and pharmacology. Provides quality patient care, both in the office and over the telephone, as directed by Physician, Mid-Level Provider or Practice Management. On a regular basis, demonstrates independent thinking and decision making. Performs clerical and general office duties based on knowledge of medical practice procedures and policies. Assists in examination and treatment of patients under the direction of a provider. Triages complex patient calls and issues. After discussing with provider, calls patients to discuss care. Interviews and assesses patients, measures vital signs (i.e., pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight, height, etc.), and records information on patients' charts. As part of chief complaint, lists any modifying factors. Assesses patient concerns and brings them to the provider's attention. Performs EKGs and other tests according to office protocol. Assists provider in minor procedures. Sterilizes equipment. Obtains prior authorizations for medications, as needed. Schedules patients for surgery (if applicable). Qualifications Education Requirements
- Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing
Certification and Licensure
- Relevant Experience including Cardiology Experience and with Cardiological Devices