Tower Health

  • Registered Nurse- Pre-op/ PACU (PRN)

    Job Locations US-PA-Phoenixville
    Requisition ID
    Phoenixville Hospital
    Surgery - Special
    Hidden (24278)
    # of Openings
    Position Type
    Per Diem
  • Overview

    Ambulatory Surgery Center of the Main Line is located in Wayne, PA. It consists of 3 OR's for same day surgery. ASC- Main Line is a department of Phoenixville Hospital which in turn is part of the Tower Health Organization.


    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.


    Job Summary

    Provide pre-op and post anesthesia nursing care

    Pre admission interviewing and assessmemts

    Post op phone calls to all patients

    Miscellaneous ordering and stocking of department

    Maintaining a "survey ready" environment at all times.

    • Evaluates assigned patients and plans, implements and documents nursing care.
    • Assists physicians during examinations and procedures.
    •  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.
    • Performs a variety of tasks.
    • A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
    • Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department.




    • An Associate Degree from an accredited school of Nursing
    • Current Pennsylvania RN licensure
    • Current BLS Certification
    • Previous RN experience in PACU, or Critical Care (minimum of 2 years)
    • Must have BLS, ACLS and PALS certifications



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