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HUPlan RN - Neuro ICU @ HUP - PRN

Job ID: 145922
Category: Nursing
Work Type: PER DIEM
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Date Posted: Aug 5, 2022
Work Schedule: PRN

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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?


  • To ensure adequate staffing within Nursing, an internal professional per diem nursing group exists at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP). This group is identified as HUPlan. HUPlan nurses may be used to supplement regular clinical nurses. HUPlan nurses must be clinically competent in the clinical area in which they practice.


  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (Required)
  • Registered Nurse - PA (Required)

Education or Equivalent Experience:

  • BSN from an accredited school of nursing and More than 15 months relevant professional nursing experience and completion of the Nurse Residency Program, if applicable.

Additional Information:

The Neuro Intensive Care is a 22-bed unit focusing primarily on the care of neurosurgical and neurology patients. Our nurses are at the bedside caring for patients with subarachnoid hemorrhages, arterial venous malformations, epidural hematomas, subdural hematomas, brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, brain tumors, myasthenia crisis, stroke, seizure, and intracranial bleeds.

The Neuro Intensive Care Unit nurses are actively involved in bedside translational nursing research. Several of our staff members hold positions as translational nursing research fellows. They are involved in the process of writing grants and submitting research proposals for our bedside projects. The bedside nurse is an integral part in research.

The Neuro Intensive Care Unit team is comprised of critical care nurses who have been recognized by the American Association of Critical-care nurses (AACN) for exhibiting high quality standards, excellence in the intensive care setting , and for excellence in collaborating care of patients and their families within a healthy work environment. This Neuro ICU has been recognized as exhibiting “excellence in critical care” by meeting and exceeding the strict criteria set forth by the AACN. The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Neuro ICU team has earned the esteemed Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence, given by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses.

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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We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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