Enjoy your nursing career on this 31-bed unit that specializes in Heart Failure, peri-interventional cardiology care, and medical telemetry. The energetic and dynamic nursing team provides high quality, patient centered care for those who do not require critical care nursing, but who have complex cardiovascular conditions. These patients commonly have the diagnoses of CHF, ACS, AMI, dysrhythmia, or syncope.
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.
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!
NEW increased base rate pay effective November 20, 2022!
Tower takes learning to new levels with the Tower Tuition Discount Program - Up to 50% off for Eligible Employees AND Qualified Family Members who attend credit courses at Drexel University
Evaluates assigned patients and plans, implements and documents nursing care.
Provides nursing care
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.
Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing
Certification and Licensure
PA Registered Nurse Temporary Practice Permit or Registered Nurse License
According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), overall employment of occupational health and safety specialists and technicians is projected to grow 4 percent from 2019 to 2029, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Specialists and technicians will be needed in a wide variety of industries to ensure that employers adhere to both existing and new regulations.
According to BLS, the median annual wage for occupational health and safety specialists was $76,340 in May 2020, while the median annual wage for occupational health and safety technicians was $53,340 in May 2020.
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