Tower Health
Registered Nurse - Operating Room
At a glance
Location: US-PA-Philadelphia Map
Posted: 12/26/2019
Closing: 01/25/2020
Degree: 2 Year Degree
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Tower Health
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

The Registered Nurse in the Operating Room utilizes the nursing process to ensure delivery of quality nursing care for adolescent, adult and geriatric patients 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. Be a part of our talented team of nurses practicing within our dynamic, advanced and highly technical patient care areas. Benefit from a diverse experience which offers shared governance and a career advancement program.



Qualifications

Education / Experience / Certifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with PA RN license

  • Minimum One year of perioperative nursing experience
  • BLS & ACLS certification required
  • Operating Room experience with scrub and circulating skills

  • BSN prefered

  • CNOR prefered

  • Weekends, holidays and weekdays on call  rotation

  • Must be a team player with good communication skills.

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Registered Nurse - Operating Room