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Job ID: 158912
Work Type: PER DIEM
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Work Schedule: Per Diem - Night Shift
DescriptionPenn 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.
The ideal staff nurse practices in collaboration with the healthcare team to facilitate the coordination of care across the continuum. You will provide direct care to patients who may range in age from infancy to the elderly and demonstrate competency within the domains of clinical judgment and decision-making, nurse-patient/family relationship, clinical leadership and clinical scholarship. The staff nurse demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide individualized care based on physical, psychosocial, cultural, educational, safety, and age-appropriate considerations of assigned patients. The nurse complies with all regulations and standards of regulatory and accrediting bodies.
Cupp 4 South is a 32-bed inpatient medical/surgical unit primarily serving the adult population of West Philadelphia. Patients cared for on this unit have a variety of medical related diseases including COPD, Crohn’s Disease, GI-related illnesses, diabetes, renal failure, sepsis, heart failure and pneumonia. The 4 south staff also specializes in providing quality care to a population of chronically ill Sickle Cell, and oncology patients.
The qualified candidate must be a graduate of a NLN approved school of professional nursing, have a BSN, and licensure as a registered professional nurse in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Experience as an RN for one to two years or more. BLS required.
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.