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Per Diem Home Health Nurse RN- West Philadelphia (2 zip codes)- Penn Medicine at Home

Job ID: 207825
Category: Nursing
Work Type: PER DIEM
Location: Bala Cynwyd, 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?

Come work Per diem in West Philadelphia for our growing home care division ! Come join this small territory team that only sees 2 zip codes (19104 and 19139). 

Summary:

  • The Clinical Nurse 2 Colleague is an RN who 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 Colleague possesses the knowledge, skills, and attitude to effectively meet standards for competent professional nursing practice as specified in the Clinical Nurse 2 position description addendum. 
  • The Clinical Nurse 2 Colleague exhibits UPHS organizational behavioral competencies which reflect its mission and are embedded in the professional practice competency domains. 
  • The Clinical Nurse 2 Colleague independently provides patient care by applying 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 Colleague 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 (Definitions listed below). 
  • The Clinical Nurse 2 Colleague 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 Colleague seeks feedback in assuming leadership roles and provides feedback for improved clinical practice. The nurse demonstrates how nursing practice impacts the organizational vision, mission, goals, and the care delivery system. The nurse complies with all regulations and standards of regulatory and accrediting bodies.

Responsibilities:

  • Professional Practice Competency Domains Definitions Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI): The nurse utilizes data and QI methods to identify potential and actual problems and opportunities to provide care that is safe, timely, efficient, effective, and equitable. Evidence-Based Practice and Research: The nurse evaluates and integrates the best current evidence with clinical expertise and patient and family preferences and values to deliver optimal health care and system effectiveness. Leadership: The nurse effectively collaborates and applies innovative, systems thinking to engage in systematic, evidence-based problem-solving and decision-making to promote effective changes within a complex care delivery system supporting the vision of Penn Medicine. Person and Family-Centered Care: The nurse recognizes the patient (or the patient’s designee) as the source of control and a full partner in providing compassionate and coordinated care based on respect for the patient’s preferences, values, and needs. Professionalism: The nurse demonstrates a commitment to the nursing profession through lifelong learning, adherence to ANA’s Code of Ethics for Nurses, participation in a professional organization and advancing community outreach. Safety: The nurse minimizes the risk of harm to patients, families, providers, and self through system effectiveness and individual performance. Technology/Informatics: The nurse utilizes appropriate information and technology to communicate, manage knowledge, mitigate error, and support decision-making across the continuum. Teamwork: The nurse effectively engages in the process of cooperation, coordination, and collaboration in an effort to provide safe, quality outcomes for patients within inter and intra-professional teams, including virtual teams.

Minimum Requirements for Clinical Nurse-NCL Track:

  • 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
  • BLS/CPR as a healthcare provider, as per the American Heart Association
  • Have a car, a valid driver’s license, and car insurance.


Minimum Requirements for Clinical Nurse 2 Track:

  • 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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