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Clinical Nurse 2 - Full time/Part time/ PRN - PA & NJ Territories Available- Penn Medicine at Home

Job ID: 196989
Category: Nursing
Work Type: FT
Location: Bala Cynwyd, PA, United States

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Description

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 Home Health staff provide exceptional care and truly make a difference in the lives of their patients.

Penn Medicine at Home (PMAH) is currently hiring experienced RN’s to service patients across our service areas and in your own community:

Pennsylvania Counties:

Lancaster and surrounding areas

Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia

New Jersey:

Home Health & Hospice: Princeton and Surrounding Areas

Home Infusion: New Jersey State

Submit your application to discuss specific geographical locations with the recruitment team.


Learn more about our teams:

Home Health Division: Penn Medicine Home Health care teams provide patients and their caregivers with the tools they need to perform rehabilitative procedures correctly, make appropriate lifestyle changes and provide proper care for their loved one. Our goal is to help patients recover as safely and quickly as possible, supporting independence as their conditions improve.

Penn Medicine Home Health services include:

· Skilled nursing

· Physical therapy

· Occupational therapy

· Speech therapy

· Medical social services

· Certified home health aides

· IV therapy

Hospice Division: Our holistic philosophy takes a pro-active approach to pain and symptom management and recognizes that pain extends beyond the physical. We address the symptoms of each patient's illness as well as the emotional and spiritual concerns of the patient, caregiver and family — assisting patients and loved ones with the challenges that come with death and dying.

Hospice care provides a way for patients to focus on quality of life and take control of their health care decisions. Our multidisciplinary hospice team provides a wide range of care and support, allowing patients to live out their final months comfortably, in control, and with the dignity and respect they deserve.

Dual Infusion: Home care nurses play a crucial role in providing patients with the care they need in the comfort of their own homes however, a Penn Medicine dual infusion nurse takes it a step further by combining clinical expertise, compassion, and adaptability to provide high-quality care to patients receiving infusion therapy at home. Their dedication to patient care is truly admirable

·Extensive training on infusion

·Obtain certifications and pilot projects

·Not losing any acute care skillsets

·Involved in your own community

· Day shift: 8, 10, and 12 hour shifts available

Infusion: Penn Home Infusion Therapy's disease-specific clinical care teams are best in practice, allowing for expertise across oncology, nutrition, infectious disease, cardiology and pain management. This allows for the most specific and appropriate care possible. Some available therapies include:

·Hemophilia (factor therapy)

·Parenteral and enteral nutrition

·Intravenous gamma globulin (IVIG)

·Colony stimulating factors

·Inotropic therapy

·Chemotherapy

·Pain management

·IV fluids

·Antibiotics

·Biologics


Why Choose Penn Medicine at Home?

·Accredited by the Joint Commission

·Medicare and Medicaid certified

·Licensed in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

·Accept most insurance plans

·Use a variety of skills in the home including comprehensive assessments, teaching/education and treatments such as infusions for pain management and other alternate therapies such as Reiki, meditation, massage and aromatherapy

·PMAH provides CHPN exam review 4 x year for preparation for the Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse Certification Exam.

·PMAH supports clinicians in their pursuit of education via formal university enrollments to advance their degree or for conferences and in-service education

· 24-hour Nursing on-call support

· Hospice offers career pathways for RN’s, both BSN and Non-BSN as well as LPN’s. BSN prepared nurses are eligible to participate in a clinical advancement program that recognizes nurses with expertise


Position Description:

    •  The Clinical Nurse 2 or Clinical Nurse-NCL is an RN that practices as a full partner on the health care team and consistently demonstrates safe practice within the organizational professional practice model.
    • The Clinical Nurse 2 or Clinical Nurse-NCL 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 addendum

    • The Clinical Nurse 2 or Clinical Nurse-NCL exhibits UPHS organizational behavioral competencies which reflect its mission and are embedded in the professional practice competency domains.

    • The Clinical Nurse 2 or Clinical Nurse-NCL 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 or Clinical Nurse-NCL 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
    • The Clinical Nurse 2 or Clinical Nurse-NCL 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 or Clinical Nurse-NCL 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.


    Qualifications:

    Clinical Nurse-NCL (Non Clinical Ladder) track: requirements:

     • Diploma or Associate Degree in Nursing (ASN) from an accredited school of nursing

    • 15+ months of relevant professional nursing experience

    • Pennsylvania (or New Jersey) RN licensure (depending on hire location)

    • BLS/CPR as a healthcare provider, as per the American Heart Association

    • Have a car, valid driver’s license, and car insurance


     Clinical Nurse 2 track requirements:

     • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited school of nursing

    • 15+ months of relevant professional nursing experience

    • Pennsylvania (or New Jersey) RN licensure

    • BLS/CPR as a healthcare provider, as per the American Heart Association

    • Have a car, valid driver’s license, and car insurance

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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