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Penn Medicine Clinical Nurse 2- Inpatient in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Clinical Nurse 2- Inpatient

  • Job ID :102301

  • Job Category: Nursing

  • Specialty Area: Emergency Medicine

  • Primary Shift: Rotating

  • Work Schedule: Rotating Shifts

  • Penn Medicine Entity: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

  • Location: Philadelphia, PA

  • Address: 3400 Spruce St

  • Education Required: Per Position Description

  • Experience Required: Per Position Description

  • Employment Type: Full-Time Regular

Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Position Description :

The Emergency Department Observation Unit at HUP is looking for a Clinical Nurse II to join their team!

The Clinical Nurse II is an RN that practices as a full partner on the health care team and consistently demonstrates safe practice within the organizational professional practice model.

The Clinical Nurse II possesses the knowledge, skills, and attitude to effectively meet standards for competent professional nursing practice. The Clinical Nurse II exhibits UPHS organizational behavioral competencies which reflect its mission and are embedded in the professional practice competency domains. The Clinical Nurse II independently provides patient care through the application of the nursing process and accepts accountability for the nursing care of assigned patients ranging in age from infancy to the elderly. Additional competencies include Continuous Quality Improvement, Evidence-Based Practice, and Research, Leadership, Person and Family-Centered Care, Professionalism, Safety, Technology/Informatics, and Teamwork.

The Clinical Nurse II works closely with the interprofessional health care team to facilitate the coordination of care across the continuum. The nurse focuses on expanding the knowledge and skills necessary to provide individualized care based on physical, psychosocial, cultural, educational, safety, and age-appropriate considerations of patients.

The Clinical Nurse II will seek feedback in assuming leadership roles and provides feedback for improved clinical practice, demonstrates how the nursing practice impacts the organizational vision, mission, and goals, and the care delivery system, and will comply with all regulations and standards of regulatory and accrediting bodies.

Minimum Requirements :

• Must have Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited school of nursing, at the time of hire.

• Must have more than 15 months relevant professional nursing experience and completion of the Nurse Residency Program, if applicable, at time of hire.

• Must possess active Pennsylvania RN License, at time of hire.

• Must possess active BLS/CPR, as a healthcare provider as per the American Heart Association at time of hire.

Additional Information :

The Emergency Department Observation Unit (EDOU) of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) is located in the heart of University City in West Philadelphia. The patient population is diverse, as the EDOU functions as an extension of the Emergency Department for patients that need some additional time in the hospital, may not need admission but ongoing care. The EDOU is a 24-hour observation unit with a fast pace and rapid patient turnover. The HUP EDOU has an admission rate of approximately 20%, with 80% stable for discharge after their short stay. The EDOU is a 27-bed unit. The nurses care for a diverse population of patients requiring many levels of care.

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

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