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Job ID: 202679
Category: CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant)/ Nursing Assistant
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Work Schedule: Days
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.
We are excited to announce that we are taking applications for our Summer 2024 Nurse Extern Program at Pennsylvania Hospital!
You must be in the summer between your junior to senior year of an accredited BSN prepared nursing program to participate. You must be available June 3 through July 27, 2024 for Full Time-Day Shift.
This extern will be placed with the Med Surg- Hematology/ Oncology unit- 7 Schiedt
Our staff provide direct care for patients requiring chemotherapy administration, autologous stem cell transplant, pain management, palliative care and symptom management, transfusion-free medicine, and end-of-life and inpatient hospice care. While a majority of our patient volume is medical, we also care for surgical gynecology/oncology patients. RN patient assignments are most frequently 4-5:1, depending on the overall acuity of the assignment. These patient assignments are also supported by highly skilled Patient Care Technicians (PCT) that perform vital signs, accu-checks, electrocardiograms, intake and outputs, phlebotomy, assistance with ADLs and ambulation. The PCT patient assignments are most frequently 9:1, depending on the overall acuity of the assignment.
Our goal is to provide the best quality of care in a compassionate and caring environment for patients and their families. The skilled and dedicated staff members of our unit work together in a collaborative environment that fosters respect, accountability, honesty, and professionalism to enhance the patient experience.
Education or Equivalent Experience:
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We have 36-hour opportunities available. The nurse extern follows the RN preceptor’s schedule, or their designee and educational sessions are scheduled as part of their workweek. The nurse extern is expected to attend the educational offerings.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.
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.