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Clinical Nurse II Inpatient - Critical Care Unit at Penn Medicine Princeton Health

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Job ID: 158714
Category: Nursing
Work Type: FT
Location: Plainsboro, NJ, United States
Date Posted: Oct 28, 2022
Work Schedule: Full Time Days, 7a-7p

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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?

  • Penn Medicine Princeton Health is seeking a Registered Nurse to join our team in the Critical Care Unit in Plainsboro, NJ. This is a full-time day shift opportunity. The ideal candidate will be available 36 hours per week to work [7AM – 7PM].

    The Llura & Gordon Gund - Center for Critical Care is a specialized, 24 bed "closed" unit, which includes both critical care and IMCU (Intermediate Care) beds. All patient care is coordinated by staff intensivists who are onsite 24/7.
    Our Critical Care Unit provides continuous cardiac monitoring and specialized care such as:
    • CRRT (Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy)
    • Targeted Temperature Management (hypothermia post code care)
    • Intra-aortic Balloon Pump therapy
    • Transvenous Pacing
    • Post-surgical intensive care for: endovascular aortic repair (EVAR) and other vascular surgeries; neurosurgical procedures; free-flap breast surgery; and thoracic surgery patients
    • Medical intensive care for: acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS); Heart Failure (HF); End-stage Renal Disease (ESRD); ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI); sepsis; and other medical emergencies

    Position expectations include:
    • Provision of patient and family-centered care
    • Utilization of evidence-based practices and critical thinking
    • Coordination of care with interdisciplinary team
    • Documentation of patient care within electronic medical record (EMR)

  • The Clinical Nurse 2 Colleague possesses the knowledge, skills and the attitude to effectively meet standards for competent professional nursing practice as specified in the Clinical Nurse 2 position description.
  • The Clinical Nurse 2 Colleague exhibits PMPH organizational behavioral competencies which reflect its mission and are embedded in the professional practice competency domains.
  • The Clinical Nurse 2 Colleague independently provides patient care through the application of the nursing process and accepts accountability for the nursing care of assigned patients. Assigned patients may range in age from infancy to the elderly.
  • The Clinical Nurse 2 Colleague demonstrates within the competency domains of Continuous Quality Improvement, Evidence Based Practice and Research, Leadership, Person and Family Centered Care, Professionalism, Safety, Technology/Informatics, and Teamwork (Definitions listed below).
  • The Clinical Nurse 2 Colleague 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 assigned patients.
  • The Clinical Nurse 2 Colleague seeks feedback in assuming leadership roles and provides feedback for improved clinical practice. The nurse demonstrates how nursing practice impacts the organizational vision, mission, and goals and the care delivery system. The nurse complies with all regulations and standards of regulatory and accrediting bodies.

Educational Requirements:
• Graduate of an accredited school of nursing; Bachelor's degree in Nursing (BSN); or at least in pursuit of - required

Licensure, Certification or Registration Requirements:
• Active NJ Registered Nurse license - required
• Basic Life Saving certification (BLS) - required
• Advanced Cardiac Life Saving certification (ACLS) - required

Related Work Experience:
• One year or more of Telemetry and/or Critical Care nursing experience
• Specialty Certification - preferred

Specialized Skills & Knowledge Requirements:
• Computer Literacy
• Physical Strength, Stamina and Agility
• Great Interpersonal and Communication Skills

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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