Penn Medicine Clinical Nurse II- PACU in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Clinical Nurse II- PACU
Job ID :67313
Job Category: Nursing
Specialty Area: Critical Care
Primary Shift: Day
Work Schedule: Weekdays- 8 Hour Shifts
Penn Medicine Entity: Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Address: 59 N 39th St
Education Required: Bachelors Degree
Experience Required: 1 - 3 Years
Employment Type: Full-Time Regular
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?
Position Description :
Join our team of nurses at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center's PACU!
The Clinical Nurse II operates as the primary and/or associate nurse within the professional practice model demonstrating the core values of the UPHS to ensure an excellent patient experience.
Utilizing the Nursing Process in the planning and delivery of care, tasks include, but are not limited to coordinating patient care, demonstrating safe practice, developing a nurse-patient/family relationship, applying clinical leadership and problem solving. The Clinical Nurse II complies with all regulations and standards of regulatory and accrediting bodies, and maintains a safe level of knowledge and skill with technical procedures.
Performance will be assessed within the following areas: clinical judgment and decision-making, nurse-patient/family relationship, clinical leadership and clinical scholarship. Opportunities for advancement exist as competency is developed and skills are mastered.
Minimum Requirements :
The qualified candidate must be a graduate of a NLNAC and CCNE accredited school of professional nursing, have a BSN, and licensure as a registered professional nurse in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Experience as an RN for two years in critical care units or PACU. BLS and ACLS required. Proof of critical care course taken.
Additional Information :
The PACU provides a safe and comfortable environment for both patient and personnel in order to provide optimum assistance to the Surgeons and Anesthesiologists in meeting the emergency, preventive and restorative health needs of the patients.
We are a 20 bed unit. We collaborate with anesthesia and surgical personnel to provide Phase I recovery care to a variety of surgical patients, including: ENT, General Surgery, Gynecological, Ophthalmic, Oral, Orthopedic, Thoracic, Vascular, and Urological Procedures and other invasive procedures, including robotics.
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.
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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.