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Nursing Coordinator PRN

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Job ID: 169711
Category: Nursing
Work Type: PER DIEM
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States

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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?


  • The Nursing Administrative Coordinator resolves problems that require an administrative decision or intervention in conjunction with hospital policies and procedures, and collaborates with Clinical Directors, associate administrators, and department directors in decisions that affect patient care and hospital functioning. In addition, the Administrative Coordinator is called on to assist in clinical event management when necessary.


  • Represents the hospital, and when appropriate, responds to patient, visitor and hospital personnel issues.
  • Provides both clinical and managerial mentorship to unit charge nurses in the absence of unit leadership.
  • Manages hospital emergencies, working with the Administrator on Call to optimize outcomes.
  • Collaborates with the CDs, Nurse Managers, and charge nurses on the allocation of clinically competent staff based on units’ census, NHPPD algorithm, and patient acuity.
  • Provides oversight and guidance to the assignment of resources for performing constant observation to patients
  • Supports nursing division in balancing financial models to achieve budget targets and organizational objectives.
  • Coordinates and responds to unusual events, such as mass casualty, floods, bomb threats, fires and radiation exposure.
  • Participates with Bed Management to determine bed availability and prioritization of bed assignments.


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

Education or Equivalent Experience:

  • Bachelor of Arts or Science (Required)
  • Nursing 3+ years Direct patient care 1+ years Nursing supervisory experience. Inpatient nurse manager experience preferred, strong charge nurse experience acceptable
  • Master of Arts or Science
  • Nursing 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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