Pre And Post Registered Nurse

Tower Health Phoenixville , PA 19460

Posted 2 months ago

Overview

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 pre and post nurse helps get the cardiac catheterization and electrophysiology patients prepared for their procedure by reviewing the history of the patient, medication reconciliation, drawing labs/starting peripheral IV's, entering data into the EMR, and distributing PO/IV medications prior to the start of the procedure. Post procedure care of the patient includes monitoring radial/femoral access site (including closure devices), monitoring vital signs, post procedure education and discharge instructions.

Hours: PRN shifts per agreement

Under the direction of the Medical/Administrative Director of CV Services, the CVS RN employs professional nursing skills to assure quality care to the cardiac patient. The responsibilities include, but are not limited to, planningand coordinating diagnostic and interventional cardiac procedures.

The position requires excellent organizational, communication, problem solving and stress management skills. The CVS RN must be able to perform with concise and accurate decision making in emergent, high stress situations.

Qualifications

  • Must be a graduate of an accredited nursing program.

  • At least 2 years of critical care experience with emphasis on cardiology.

  • Ability to work independently.

  • Strong communication and problem solving skills.

  • Flexibility in assignment to other duties/areas as required. Possibility of working a 12 hour shift.

  • Professional etiquette at all times.

  • Competent with Cerner or EPIC, EMR, in data entry and accurate documentation.

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