Reading Hospital
Cardiac OR Nurse
At a glance
Location: US-PA-Reading Map
Posted: 07/02/2020
Closing: 08/01/2020
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Reading Hospital
Job description

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

We are a Center for Bariatric Surgery, total joints, cardiac, DaVinci Robot, ENT, Ortho, GYN, Breast Stereotaxic program and a Level I Trauma Center caring for 17,000 patients undergoing surgical procedures each year. We have 24 brand new operating rooms, 6 with hybrid capabilities, including robotic surgery. Advancements in spinal surgery including minimally invasive procedures along with Stealth guided navigation system for brain surgery and shunt placement are found in our ORs.

 

We are currently seeking an experienced Cardiac Operating Room RN to join our cardiac surgery team. This team hands and circulates for OR cases such as cardiac robotic valve replacement, minimally invasive valve replacement, CABG procedures, LEAD extraction cases, TAVR procedures, etc. This team also performs thoracic cases. RN must have cardiac surgery experience.

8 or 10 hour shifts are available. Call coverage: evenings, nights, and weekends. 30 minute call response time; Private call rooms available.

Reading Hospital offers learning experiences in complicated procedures in all specialties and embrace a collaborative team environment. Be a part of our talented team of nurses practicing within our dynamic, advanced and highly technical Operating Rooms. Benefit from a diverse experience which offers a Career Advancement Program, shared governance & educational assistance.

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Qualifications

Graduate of an accredited nursing school. PA RN license required. BLS certification required. Must have cardiac surgery experience to be considered. Open Heart experience desired.

Cardiac OR Nurse