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304108 Clinical Nurse 2- Inpat

Penn Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104
The Labor and Delivery Unit at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania is looking for a Clinical Nurse 2 to join the team!Labor and Delivery is one of four units in the Womens Health department at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. It consists of a 10 bed triage unit known as the Perinatal Evaluation Center(PEC) and a Labor and Delivery Unit with 13 LDRs (Labor, Delivery & Recovery rooms), 3 ORs and a 2 bed PACU. We proudly serve the West Philadelphia community and surrounding suburbs. We work as a team to deliver approximately 4200 babies annually. Patients on the unit undergo vaginal deliveries, cesarean sections, cerclage placement, Bilateral Tubal Ligations, D&E & D&C. We are a Baby Friendly and Magnet designated institution with a robust shared governance structure. The clinical nurses use both basic and advanced skills to provide high quality, patient centered care for women and their families to help make their childbirth experience the best it can be. It is a challenging and rewarding place to work that offers many personal and professional opportunities.The Clinical Nurse II is an RN that practices as a full partner on the health care team and consistently demonstrates safe practice within the organizational professional practice model. The Clinical Nurse II possesses the knowledge, skills and the attitude to effectively meet standards for competent professional nursing practice. The Clinical Nurse II exhibits UPHS organizational behavioral competencies which reflect its mission and are embedded in the professional practice competency domains. The Clinical Nurse II independently provides patient care through the application of the nursing process and accepts accountability for the nursing care of assigned patients ranging in age from infancy to the elderly. Additional competencies include Continuous Quality Improvement, Evidence Based Practice and Research, Leadership, Person and Family Centered Care, Professionalism, Safety, Technology/Informatics, and Teamwork.The Clinical Nurse II 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 patients. The Clinical Nurse II will seek feedback in assuming leadership roles and provides feedback for improved clinical practice, demonstrates how nursing practice impacts the organizational vision, mission, and goals and the care delivery system, and will comply with all regulations and standards of regulatory and accrediting bodies.

•\tMust have Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited school of nursing, at time of hire.\n•\tMust have more than 15 months relevant professional nursing experience and completion of the Nurse Residency Program, if applicable, at time of hire.\n•\tMust possess active Pennsylvania RN License, at time of hire.\n•\tMust possess active BLS/CPR, as a healthcare provider as per the American Heart Association at time of hire.

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Posted: 2019-10-03 Expires: 2019-11-02

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304108 Clinical Nurse 2- Inpat

Penn Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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