Registered Nurse - Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU)

Tower Health
Pottstown, PA
Nov 11, 2019
Nov 15, 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

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 Healths commitment to Advancing Health, Transforming Lives.


The PACU Registered Professional Nurse provides post-anesthesia care for patients following a wide variety of procedures. The RN is also responsible for delivery of patient care (direct and indirect) through the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation. Directs and guides patient teaching, activities of ancillary personnel while maintaining standards of professional nursing.



  • Graduate of an approved school of professional nursing


  • At least 2 years medical/surgical or critical care nursing


  • Commonwealth of Pennsylvania of PA Registered Nurse license
  • BLS certification - American Heart Association
  • Successful completion of Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and continuous recertification every two (2) years
  • Successful completion of dysrhythmia course within six (6) months of hire
  • Successful completion of Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) within six (6) months of hire and continuous recertification is required
  • Certification of Peri-Anesthesia (CPAN) nursing preferred

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