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PRN MOB Pool Nursing RN: Med/Surg, Telemetry & Stroke Unit at Penn Presbyterian

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Job ID: 134527
Category: Nursing
Work Type: PER DIEM
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Date Posted: May 25, 2022
Work Schedule: Per diem

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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?

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.

Position Description:
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.

Minimum Requirements:

  • The qualified candidate must be a graduate of a NLN approved school of professional nursing, have a BSN, and licensure as a registered professional nurse in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Experience as an RN for one to two years or more 
  • BLS required

    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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