LPN - Medical Complexity Surgical Unit - PT Nights

Tower Health West Reading , PA 19611

Posted 1 week ago

Overview

N3W: Medical Complexity Unit

N3W is a 25 bed medical unit committed to holistic patient-centered care with a focus on those with complex psycho-social needs. There is a dedicated interdisciplinary team that rounds together daily to collaborate on each patient. Unit Vision is to improve continuity of care through collaboration with patients and agencies to support medical and psychiatric stability and compliance in the community.

Why Reading Hospital?

  • 2020 America's 100 Best Hospitals

  • Reading Hospital also received several other accolades from Healthgrades for 2020, notably our inclusion in the Top 5% in the Nation for Treatment of Stroke 14 Years in a Row, as well as awards for excellence in Cardiac Care, Neurosciences, Pulmonary Care, Gastrointestinal Care, and Critical Care.

  • Magnet Status

  • Level 1 trauma

  • Top 2 percent of nearly 4,500 hospitals nationwide for its consistent, year-over-year superior clinical performance

  • Five-Star Ranking, 2019 - one of only 11 hospitals in the state to do so!

  • US News & World Report : 6th best hospital in PA

  • Vizient Graduate Nurse Residency Program for all new RN grads

Comprehensive benefits to include earned time off, enhanced tuition assistance, retirement savings with employer match and so much more!

For more information please contact Jennifer.Tregear@towerhealth.org

Responsibilities

The LPN coordinates specialty clinics and administers direct nursing care to assigned patients under the direction and supervision of an RN and the Nurse Manager. Reports directly to the Nurse Manager, Ambulatory Practices

Job Duties

  • Evaluates assigned patients and plans, implements and documents nursing care.

  • Deliver excellent nursing care through evaluations, planning, implementation, and documentation while serving a diverse patient population with complex concerns.

  • 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.

Qualifications

Education Requirements

  • Post High School Diploma Program

Certification and Licensure

  • PA Practical Nurse License
  • BLS Certification
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