Registered Nurse (RN) - Ortho/Trauma at Tower Health

Posted in Other 6 days ago.

Location: West Reading, Pennsylvania

Job Description:

Job Summary

  • 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.

Reading Hospital Nursing Video



Education Requirements

  • Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing

Certification and Licensure

  • PA Registered Nurse Temporary Practice Permit or Registered Nurse License


Tower Health, a regional healthcare system, serves communities across multiple counties in Pennsylvania. Its network includes Reading Hospital, Phoenixville Hospital, Pottstown Hospital, and St. Christopher's Hospital for Children (in partnership with Drexel University). Committed to academic medicine and training, Tower Health offers various programs, including residency and fellowship programs, the Drexel University College of Medicine at Tower Health, and the Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences. Additionally, the system provides a wide range of healthcare services, such as Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing, home healthcare via Tower Health at Home, TowerDirect ambulance and emergency response, Tower Health Medical Group, Tower Health Providers (a clinically integrated network), and Tower Health Urgent Care facilities across its service area.

Why Reading Hospital?

  • 2023 America's 50 Best Hospitals Award

  • Recipient of Excellence Award: Stroke Care, Neurosciences, Pulmonary Care, and Critical Care

  • Magnet Status

  • Level 1 Trauma Center

  • Ranked Among Top Ten Hospitals in Pennsylvania

  • 5-Star Rating for Overall Hospital Quality

  • 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!

Ortho/Trauma Department Overview:

  • 30 bed adult and geriatric surgical unit that primarily cares for the following patient population: Orthopedic patients, trauma patients, neurosurgical patients, joint replacement patients, and medical overflow patients.

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