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304272 Clinical Nurse 2- Inpat

Penn Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104
The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) Neuro Intensive Care Unit is looking for a Clinical Nurse II to join the team!The Neuro ICU is located on the 2nd floor of the Rhoads Building at HUP. The Neuro Intensive Care is a 22-bed unit focusing primarily on the care of neurosurgical and neurology patients. Our nurses are at the bedside caring for patients with subarachnoid hemorrhages, arterial venous malformations, epidural hematomas, subdural hematomas, brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, brain tumors, myasthenia crisis, stroke, seizure, and intracranial bleeds. The Neuro Intensive Care Unit nurses are actively involved in bedside translational nursing research. Several of our staff members hold positions as translational nursing research fellows. They are involved in the process of writing grants and submitting research proposals for our bedside projects. The bedside nurse is an integral part in research. The Neuro Intensive Care Unit team is comprised of critical care nurses who have been recognized by the American Association of Critical-care nurses (AACN) for exhibiting high quality standards, excellence in the intensive care setting , and for excellence in collaborating care of patients and their families within a healthy work environment. This Neuro ICU has been recognized as exhibiting œexcellence in critical care by meeting and exceeding the strict criteria set forth by the AACN. The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Neuro ICU team has earned the esteemed Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence, given by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses. 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: 2020-10-30 Expires: 2020-12-28

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304272 Clinical Nurse 2- Inpat

Penn Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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