Registered Nurse - Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU)

Employer
Tower Health
Location
Pottstown, PA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Nov 12, 2019
Closes
Nov 15, 2019
Specialty
CRNA, OR / PACU
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Overview

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.

Responsibilities

A Registered Professional Nurse responsible for delivery of patient (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.

This position will have call requirements

Qualifications

Education:

  • Graduate of an approved school of professional nursing.

Experience:

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

Licenses/Certificates:

  • Licensed and currently registered in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • Valid Healthcare Provider CPR certification required and continuous recertification.
  • 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
  • Certification of Peri-Anesthesia (CPAN) nursing preferred
  • Successful completion of Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) within six (6) months of hire and continuous recertification is required.

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