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Hospice Emergency Response Nurse

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Job ID: 193506
Category: Nursing
Work Type: FT
Location: Bala Cynwyd, PA, United States
Work Schedule: Days

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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 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 at Home (PMAH) is hiring an experienced RN to service patients in our City Line territory. This is a great opportunity for an RN to truly become a partner in patient care and work at the top of their license, while impacting their community.

At PMAH, we break down our clinician treatment areas by towns/zip codes to keep commuting time to a minimum. Areas covered by this position may include: Greater Philadelphia, Philadelphia Proper and lower Montgomery County and Bucks County.

What does a day in the life of a PMAH RN look like? Click here to view our video on Youtube!

Summary:

  • Providing skilled nursing care to patients whose care is being provided by the agencys hospice or home care department specifically after business hours, evenings and nights. Functions collaboratively with the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) by assessing patient/family needs and planning and facilitating home care, palliative care, and end-of-life care. Provides skilled nursing care and utilizes the nursing process including assessment, implementation, and evaluation in caring for the patients in urgent situations such as pain crisis or other symptom management issues.

Responsibilities:

  • Planning: Perfrming nursing assessments. Fllws established plan f care. Cmpletes the apprpriate dcumentatin required based n the assessment and implementatin f the nursing plan. Cllabrates with physicians and ther team members. Prvides cmplete handff cmmunicatin.Implementatin and Crdinatin f Services: Initiates apprpriate preventative and palliative nursing prcedures accrding t the Standards f Hspice and Palliative Nursing thrugh assessment, instructin and supprt. Crdinates care with the Triage Supervisr and Administratr n Call.Directing: Initiates patient/family instructins abut care. Maintains clear and cncise dcumentatin s that prblems, plans, actins, and gals are accurately stated and changes reflected as they ccur. Respnds t medical r emtinal crisis and/r death f a patient. Cmmunicates with the RN Case Manager/RN Team Manager regarding the patient status and fllw-up needs.Imprvement f Care: Reviews the plan f care with the RN Case Manager/Team Manager if there is current patient/family needs. Participates in perfrmance imprvement activities as requested.

Credentials:

  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (Required)
  • Car Insurance (Required)
  • Driver's License (Required)
  • RN or RN-NJ (Required)

Education or Equivalent Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science Nursing (Required)
  • BSN from an accredited school of nursing 2+ years Acute care or long term care experience as a registered nurse. 1+ years Home Care and/or Hospice experience 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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