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Nursing Education Specialist, Emergency Department

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



Responsibilities

The Emergency Department Nursing Education Specialist assists the provision of quality patient care by ensuring the clinical competence of nursing staff in the emergency department.

Responsibilities include developing and teaching ED specific orientation, in service, and continuing education programs, utilizing current nursing research and focusing on the knowledge and skills required to care for patients in the assigned area, quality improvement issues, and accreditation/licensing requirements. The Nursing Education Specialist consults with Director, Clinical Manager, and staff regarding patient care and staff performance issues, participates in setting standards for patient care, and maintains knowledge and skills in the clinical area to which assigned.

This position will work two clinical shifts on the unit per week and one shift dedicated to education specialist role.



Qualifications

  • Bachelor's or Nursing (BSN) degree in a work-related discipline/field from an accredited college or university
  • 5 years of direct ED work experience
  • Current PA Registered Nurse (RN) license
  • American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Provider, ACLS, PALS and CPI certification. Must be willing to become an instructor for BCLS, ACLS, and/or PALS
  • Certified Emergency Nurse preferred

 

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