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Clinical Nurse II (Transitional Care Unit) - Plainsboro, NJ - Full Time (Night Shift)

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Job ID: 158543
Category: Nursing
Work Type: FT
Location: Plainsboro, NJ, United States
Work Schedule: 7p-7a w/ weekend requirements

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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?

Why Join Our Team?

Penn Medicine Princeton Health (PMPH) is seeking a full time Registered Nurse (RN) to work the night shift within the Transitional Care Unit (TCU). TCU and the Emergency Department (ED) are collaborating using a new split flow model. The split flow model allows emergency services to continue delivering care to arriving patients while the newly admitted patient is handed off to the TCU RN. TCU is a virtual care unit and is imbedded in and adjacent to the ED.


Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  • TCU RNs + assistants are caring for patients who are waiting for an inpatient bed to become available. Patients may also be discharged from TCU if plan of care is completed before a unit inpatient bed becomes available.
  • The patient’s plan of care and treatment will begin in the TCU.
  • Patients are receiving the same level of nursing care as they would on a Unit.
  • TCU Staff falls under the Float Pool umbrella, so during times of low ER volumes they may Float to Similar Units.

Benefits You’ll Receive at PMPH/Penn Medicine:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, RX coverage plan options that best fit your personal & family needs
  • Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts (FSA/HAS) to save pre-tax dollars
  • 403b Retirement Savings: Our employer contribution begins on Day 1 of your employment
  • Generous Paid Time Off benefits that give you the work-life balance today’s world needs
  • Prepaid tuition assistance is available to benefit-eligible employees for approved courses of study after completing six months of employment.


What We Require for this Role:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing (BSN) required or in pursuit of


Related Work Experience

  • 15 months of RN experience required



  • Basic Life Support (BLS) required
  • Active NJ RN license required
  • National Nursing Certification preferred 

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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