Job ID: 163713
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Date Posted: Feb 8, 2023
Work Schedule: Nights 11:30p - 8a
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 Emergency Department is looking for a Clinical Nurse I to join HUP Cedar!
Education or Equivalent Experience:
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. Be a part of a world-class health system well respected and top ranked in the Philadelphia area, tri state area and nationally. Penn has a history of stability, growth and innovation. We believe the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Opportunity to provide care to the West Philadelphia community as well as patients that travel to receive the unmatched care Penn provides.
As part of the region's #1 health system, HUP Cedar Avenue campus is evolving, growing and changing, while keeping our uniquely compassionate care intact, right here with patients in their own neighborhood.
Flexible and variable shifts available to accommodate work life balance! Shift preference availability typically within first year of hire. Schedule possibilities include 12-hour shifts starting at 7:30a, 11:30a, 7:30p and every third weekend rotation with a varied schedule to accommodate your life! Keeping your professional growth in mind, we strive to accommodate those furthering their education.
Model of care:
Our nurses are involved and empowered to make changes in their work environment through council membership, research projects and education. A professional career ladder offers advancement, recognition and rewards to inspire nurses to professionally learn and grow. Most importantly our nurses feel supported and have a voice within the organization.
Our Emergency Department provides care to about 42,000 patients annually, with varying level of urgent medical care and consists of 32 treatment rooms. Multiple daily shift assignment options include working in our triage space, resuscitation rooms and fast track assignments with expedited patient throughput. Additional educational opportunities including specialty orientations for triage, charge, preceptor and clinical emergency roles.
The Emergency Department is supported by a Nurse Manager, Assistant Nurse Manager and Clinical Practice lead. Our Charge Nurses are on staff 24/7 and are representative of leadership in our absence. The Department offers a fast-paced environment, requiring the ability to re-prioritize throughout the day. Come join a motivated and innovative team, a supportive culture, in a leading and growing organization!
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. Extensive learning opportunities. Medical benefits that have not increased in cost in the last 4 years. Work life balance programs and Professional development yearly allowances
Education and training experience
Experience preferred; however, training and specialty specific education programs are provided during orientation and must be successfully completed as scheduled. Penn is well known for their phenomenal nurse residency program.
Current Pennsylvania RN License.
CPR certification required.
ACLS, PALS certification required, or must or must complete within 12 months of hire.
Certification of CEN preferred (additional compensation of $1000 a year)
Basic computer skills: keyboard, mouse use. Ability to complete data entry on clinical documentation screens. Ability to use email and internet. Ability to successfully complete on the job training for HUP computer programs. Ability to practice critical thinking and organizational skills. Ability to speak, read, write and understand English.
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.