Registered Nurse R3S / OBS - Per diem - D/E/N

Open Date 9/7/2017
Division Reading Hospital
Description

The 21 bed additional Observation Unit cares for patients, from the Emergency Department or direct placement, that require additional diagnostic testing or therapeutic interventions beyond their initial treatment in the ED or PCP office, but most likely will be discharged within 24 hours. Thorough patient assessments and appropriate treatments allows for increased accuracy of diagnosis, plan of care and discharge placement. We are a multidisciplinary team that works together to provide excellent care, service, and education for our patients and their families. In this team atmosphere, patient centered environment, high quality care is paramount to great outcomes.

Position Requirements

RN; BSN preferred ; Recent acute care nursing experience of at least 1 year and a firm commitment to teamwork, high quality care and emergency nursing desired or previous observation unit experience preferred

Full-Time/Part-Time Per Diem
Special Notes
About the Organization 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.
Hours Bi-Weekly None Specified

Reading Shift None Specified