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Licensed Practical Nurse, HIPU - Rittenhouse

Job ID: 152411
Category: Nursing
Work Type: PT 20+ HOURS
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Date Posted: Sep 12, 2022

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Description

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?

Summary:

  • Makes observations, plans and organizes work, assesses patient needs under the supervision of a registered nurse. Provides direct patient care to hospice patients at the inpatient unit based on the physical, psychosocial, cultural, educational, safety and related age criteria appropriate to the patient served in his/her assignment. Functions collaboratively within the team and is responsible for providing patient care as ordered and as outlined in the by Plan of Care (POC).

Responsibilities:

  • Implements specific aspects of the plan of care as coordinated through the RN.
  • Performs technically oriented procedures or therapies and assists with other patient care requirements.
  • Provides patient care that is within the scope of both professional and institutional standards.
  • Collaborates with team members to deliver patient care that is appropriate to each patient. Communicates pertinent information to appropriate team members, within established guidelines.
  • Documents in accordance with established guidelines.
  • Participates in development and providing appropriate patient and family education.
  • Functions with awareness of fiscal and material resource management.
  • Completes all mandatory education requirements.

Credentials:

  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (Required)
  • Licensed Practical Nurse (Required)

Education or Equivalent Experience:

  • Other (Required)
  • Graduate of an approved Practical Nursing program 2+ years Acute care, home or hospice care or long-term care experience as a licensed practical nurse

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.

Live Your Life's Work

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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