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Job ID: 134527
Work Type: PER DIEM
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Date Posted: May 25, 2022
Work Schedule: Per diem
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.
Scheie 4 is a new 18 bed inpatient Advanced Primary Stroke Center and Medical/Surgical Telemetry Unit primarily serving the adult population of West Philadelphia. Scheie 4 staff provide care based on evidenced based clinical practice guidelines published by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. They also follow the One Penn Medicine blueprint for Quality & Patient Safety. Due to the broad range of medical conditions med/surg nurses will encounter, Scheie 4 nurses are diverse and well-versed in a large variety of health conditions. Therefore, they provide care for patients often with multiple diagnoses, across multiple medical specialties. ACLS and telemetry experience a plus.”
An Advanced Primary Stroke Center
• Support patient self-management activities
• Individualized treatment care plans
• Analyze and use of standardized performance measure data to continually improve treatment plans.
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center has accomplished the Gold Plus Award for Stroke.
This award reflects compliance with achievement and quality measures:
- “Gold” recognizes performance for 24+ consecutive months with achievement measures.
- “Plus” is an advanced recognition for compliance with quality measures Penn Presbyterian Medical Center Achievement.
- 85% or higher compliance with all Stroke Achievement Measures.
- 75% or higher compliance with 5 or more Stroke Quality Measures.
The ideal staff nurse practices in collaboration with the healthcare team to facilitate the coordination of care across the continuum. You will provide direct care to patients who may range in age from infancy to the elderly and demonstrate competency within the domains of clinical judgment and decision-making, nurse-patient/family relationship, clinical leadership and clinical scholarship. The staff nurse demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide individualized care based on physical, psychosocial, cultural, educational, safety, and age appropriate considerations of assigned patients. The nurse complies with all regulations and standards of regulatory and accrediting bodies.
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.