The Acute Care for Elders Unit (ACE) at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center is looking for a Per Diem Mobility Pool Nurse for the day 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.
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.
The Acute Care of Elders (ACE) Unit is one of the only hospital units in the country dedicated to serving the needs of the rapidly growing older adult population. As the first ACE Unit in the greater Philadelphia region, this 36 bed unit is designed specifically to accommodate the unique needs of patients over the age of 75. We focus on providing continuity of care for patients with acute illnesses while helping them maintain or regain their prior level of function before hospitalization.
The ACE Unit takes a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary approach to acute geriatric care. A dedicated team of providers perform daily interdisciplinary rounds to ensure each patient receives 360-degrees of evaluation and care. The team is comprised of Geriatric Physicians, Nurses trained in gerontology, Social Work, Case Management, Physical, Respiratory, and Speech Therapist, as well as Nutritionist.
Our staff understands the unique needs of the elderly population and is committed to providing the highest level of care and respect to our patients.
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.