Highest Single Site ED in Pennsylvania with over 135,000 visits annually
ENA Lantern Award recipient 2018-2021
5 Bay Level I Trauma Center
115 Treatment beds
New Pediatric Emergency Department (est. 2019)
Shared Governance Councils, Committees & Teams include Operations, RBC, Education, EBP & Research, Clinical Care Excellence
Skill mix of RNs, Child Life Specialist, Patient Care Assistant's, Medics, Communication Specialists and Guest Service Attendants
Reading Hospital is currently seeking a Senior Nursing Division Director - Emergency Services. The Senior Director is a key member of the Nursing Leadership team and is responsible for the delivery of high quality patient care that promotes the safety and wellbeing of all patients within the division to ensure a positive patient experience. The Director plans, directs, coordinates, and evaluates the overall clinical nursing practice and administrative activities in support of our Magnet achievements. The Director also maintains open communication with all staff, peers and physicians to promote performance improvement and consistency of care across the continuum.
The Senior Director reports to the Senior Vice President/Chief Nursing Officer. Reading Hospital is a not-for-profit healthcare system that provides comprehensive acute care, post-acute rehabilitation, behavioral health, and occupational health services to the people of Berks and adjoining counties.
Established as The Reading Dispensary in 1867, the health system has since expanded into a leader in tertiary care for this region of Pennsylvania. Located in scenic Berks County, the main West Reading facility consists of a 22-building complex located on a 36-acre suburban campus.
The ideal candidate for this leadership role will be a Nursing leader who has a strong commitment to creating and maintaining an environment focused on the patient experience; experience creating and leading high performing teams as well as influencing and managing change.
To qualify for this challenging leadership opportunity, candidates must have the following:
Master's degree in Nursing
Strong experience as an Emergecny Services Nursing leader
Strong project management experience that includes leading projects from inception to completion
Demonstrated commitment and focus to patients and their families
Experience with shared governance and change management
Experience in a clinically integrated organization preferred
Involvement on a National level in a Professional Organization preferred
Experience working in a Magnet facility as a leader within Nursing preferred
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively and effectively with people at varying levels across the organization to achieve key objectives
Experience creating and developing high performing teams with the ability to create a vision that inspires others to embrace and adopt the vision into their daily practice
Demonstrated ability to successfully manage competing priorities in a high sense of urgency environment
Excellent role model for our nursing and administrative practice models
Strong knowledge of nursing practice standards and administrative standards of practice
ANCC - either clinical specialty or administrative certification
PA Nursing License
If interested in being considered for this opportunity, apply online at www.careers.towerhealth.org or forward your resume to Melinda.Dankanich@towerhealth.org
Internal Number: 2019-26321
About Tower Health - Reading Hospital
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 and education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation. We also offer wellness programs and 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.
Who We Are
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