Registered Nurse - Short Procedure Unit (SPU)
Company: Tower Health
Posted on: May 23, 2020
Position pertains to Phoenixville Hospital, located at 140 Nutt
Rd., Phoenixville, Pa.19460.
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
A Registered Professional Nurse responsible for delivery of patient
care in the Short Procedure unit. Candidate will provide nursing
assessment, and preparation of the patient for surgical procedures
as well as provide Phase 2 recovery of patients from OR or PACU and
post-operative patient teaching. Candidate would be responsible for
the closure of the unit at the end of their shift.
* Hours are 9am- 7:30pm, four weekdays each week.
* Weekend call is required, every 7th weekend from 7a-6:30pm,
Saturday and Sunday.
* Graduate of an approved school of professional nursing.
* At least 1-2 years medical/surgical nursing.
* Telemetry or Short Proceedure experience preferred.
* Licensed and currently registered in the Commonwealth of
* Valid Healthcare Provider CPR certification required and
continuous recertification every two (2) years
* Successful completion of Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
and Advanced Life Support (ACLS) within six (6) months of hire and
continuous recertification is required
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