Provides administrative and clinical support to Physicians, Nurse Practitioner, Office Manager and other healthcare providers. Plan, implement and evaluate nursing care to patient; acquires the history of the patient injury and or progress since last appointment and performs necessary preparation of the patient for the examining provider. Collaborates with other members of the team in providing health information and maintenance of the medical record. The RN is responsible for interfacing with patients regarding medical problems pre and post surgery; may collect data on the heath status of the patient, for the identification of health goals; administer medications through an IV. In addition, the RN will provide verbal and written communication to designated employer representatives and perform ancillary testing, including but not limited to urine drug collections, breath alcohol screens, pulmonary function tests, and phlebotomy. May need to schedule and register patients and enter necessary data entry for charging purposes and triage phone calls from patients regarding clinical questions and concerns. Employment location may dictate position responsibility for implementation of OSHA guidelines and maintaining clinical office supplies.
2 year / Associate Degree: Registered Nurse Degree (Required) 4 year / Bachelor's Degree: Nursing (Preferred) CPR Certification (Required) PA Registered Nurse License (Required)
12 hour shifts M-F 8 hour shifts on weekend rotation
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.