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315542 Clinical Nurse 2- Inpat

Penn Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Wright 5 @ Penn Presbyterian is looking for an experienced RN to join their team. The inpatient, acute, psychiatric unit on Wright 5 provides short-term psychiatric management for admitted patients who are experiencing an acute mental disorder or an acute exacerbation of a chronic psychiatric disorder, and may/may not have a secondary addiction diagnosis. Care is offered to all persons, voluntary and involuntary, regardless of race, religion, natural origin, creed, sex or ability to pay. The department of psychiatry is committed to providing treatment and support in the least restrictive setting possible. Wright 5 is a locked, (twenty-two bed) acute care services unit which admits adults on a voluntary or involuntary commitment status. A therapeutic milieu is maintained through group activities, interactions within the patient community, staff interactions, and emphasis on each persons responsibility for self. The overall goal of the unit is to provide a therapeutic milieu for acutely ill patients and to restore them to their optimal level of functioning in the community. It is recognized that psychiatric services are part of a continuum of professional services connected with other community resources. Effective communication and cooperation with these resources are facilitated and maintained. Emphasis is placed on maintaining continuity of care at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, Community Mental Health Centers and Psychiatric Emergency Services in order to facilitate timely discharge. Care is provided 24 hours a day. 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.

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

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Posted: 2020-10-12 Expires: 2020-11-11

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315542 Clinical Nurse 2- Inpat

Penn Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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