Penn State Health Clinical Head Nurse - RN Registered Nurse Clinical Decision Unit in Reading, Pennsylvania

Penn State Health St. Joseph Regional Health Network

Location: US:PA:Reading

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 1.0

Shift: Day

Hours: Varied

R ecruiter Information: Contact Natalie Speece at

Clinical Head Nurse - Clinical Decision Unit Penn State Health St. Joseph (Reading, PA)

The Clinical Decision Unit (CDU) is a new 15 bed unit with the mission of facilitating the transition of patients from the Emergency Department (ED) to the appropriate inpatient unit. Staff complete assessments and admissions while providing a comfortable safe environment for patients and families.


TheClinical Head Nurse - RN Registered Nurseis responsible for assisting in supervising nursing staff; for providing leadership and orientation to nursing personnel; and for performing a variety of nursing duties in order to coordinate the delivery of care to patients.


Currently licensed to practice as a registered nurse by Pennsylvania Board of Nurse Examiners required.

Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) required.

2 years of related work experience required.


Able to sit occasionally; stand constantly; walk frequently.

Able to lift/carry 0-10 lbs frequently; 11-50 lbs occasionally.

Able to push/pull 0-20 lbs frequently; 21-75 lbs occasionally.

Able to climb occasionally; reach constantly.

Able to use hand for simple/firm grasping.


Previous Emergency Department RN experience preferred.

This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

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