Reading Hospital
Registered Nurse - Emergency Observation Department
At a glance
Location: US-PA-Reading Map
Posted: 11/03/2019
Closing: 12/02/2019
Degree: 2 Year Degree
Type: Part-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Reading Hospital
Job description

About the Department:

Join our exceptional Observation team that supports our 115-bed, state-of-the-art Emergency Department and accredited Level I Trauma Center as a leader on the nursing team. Our department delivers care to over 135,000 patients a year.

This position is eligible for a $5/hr incentive applied to the base rate.  

Why Reading Hospital?

  • Magnet Designated
  • Level I Trauma Center
  • Emergency Nurses Association 2018 Lantern Award
  • MICU: Silver Beacon Award for Excellence by The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
  • Healthgrades: America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2017-2019)
  • Five-Star Ranking, 2019 – one of only 11 hospitals in the state to do so!
  • US News & World Report: 6th best hospital in PA
  • Comprehensive benefits to include earned time off, enhanced tuition assistance, retirement savings with employer match and so much more!



Responsibilities

  • Evaluates assigned patients and plans, implements and documents nursing care.
  • Assists physicians during examinations and procedures.
  •  Performs various patient tests and administers medications within the scope of practice of the registered nurse.
  •  Promotes patients' independence by establishing patient care goals and teaching patients and families to understand conditions, medications, and self-care skills.
  • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Performs a variety of tasks.
  • A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
  • Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department.



Qualifications

  • An Associate Degree from an accredited school of Nursing, BSN or MSN
  • Current Pennsylvania RN licensure
  • Current BLS Certification
  • Previous RN experience, preferred

Registered Nurse - Emergency Observation Department