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Penn Medicine Clinical Nurse 2- Inpatient - Heart & Vascular ICU/Critical Care at Penn Presbyterian in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Clinical Nurse 2- Inpatient - Heart & Vascular ICU/Critical Care at Penn Presbyterian

  • Job ID :97601

  • Job Category: Nursing

  • Specialty Area: Critical Care

  • Primary Shift: Night

  • Work Schedule: Per Diem, Night Shift

  • Penn Medicine Entity: Penn Presbyterian Medical Center

  • Location: Philadelphia, PA

  • Address: 59 N 39th St

  • Education Required: Per Position Description

  • Experience Required: Per Position Description

  • Employment Type: Per Diem

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 :

The Heart & Vascular ICU at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center is looking for a Per Diem Mobility Pool Nurse for the night shift to join their team.

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.

Additional Information :

The staff of the HVICU primarily cares for critically ill patients with acute cardiovascular disorders as well as post-operative cardiac and vascular surgery patients with broad range of disease processes. Admission criteria for the HVICU are established and include, but are not limited to, the following patient groups:

• Acute MI including Heart Rescue Program patients

• Patients post-cardiac arrest, including patients receiving therapeutic hypothermia

• Heart Failure

• Shock: cardiogenic, hypovolemic, septic, and occasionally hemorrhagic and anaphylactic

• Acute pulmonary edema

• Primary and secondary pulmonary hypertension

• Arrhythmias

• Patients requiring mechanical ventilation

• Post-surgical patients: Open Heart Surgery population, carotid endarterectomy, s/p pacemaker and ICD insertion, vascular surgery

• Respiratory failure

• Valvular heart disease

• Patients requiring continuous renal replacement therapy

• Patients post-percutaneous cardiovascular procedures

• Patients requiring Ventricular Assist Device both percutaneous or implanted

• Stroke.

• Patients with multi-system failure

• Patients requiring ECMO

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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