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Clinical Nurse 2-  Infusion Therapy
  • Job ID: 91324
  • Job Category: Nursing
  • Specialty Area: Home Health and Hospice
  • Primary Shift: Day
  • Work Schedule: Full Time
  • Penn Medicine Entity: Home Care and Hospice Services
  • Location: Woodbury Heights, NJ
  • Address: 1006 Mantua Pike
  • Education Required: Per Position Description
  • Experience Required: Per Position Description
  • Employment Type: Full-Time Regular


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.

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Position Description:
The PHIT Clinical Nurse must be able to function effectively under stressful situations with tight deadlines; be a self-directed, self-starter; demonstrate creative thinking ability, as well as the knowledge and skills necessary to provide the expected standards of care; demonstrate the professional skill and judgment necessary to provide care within the autonomous setting of the patient’s home or at the various sites of hospice care; attend to the values and rituals important to the patient-family-community environments as well as upholding nursing practice and safety standards.

Providing care for patients in their homes, at every stage of the adult lifespan in Philadelphia, New Jersey and the surrounding counties. Incumbent is responsible for managing sophisticated, high-tech and high compassion therapies which include the most recent oncology standards. Tasks may involve pain and symptom management, initiating new protocols for cardiology, and/or applying antibiotic, anticoagulant, hydration and total parental (TPN) therapies for patients who have severe illnesses. Additionally, incumbent is responsible for practicing within the home care regulations and reimbursement criteria.

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.

Minimum Requirements:
Bachelor's Degree BSN from an accredited school of nursing And More than 15 months relevant professional nursing experience and completion of the Nurse Residency Program, if applicable
PA, NJ, and DE RN licensure depending on geographic location and scope of responsibilities
BLS/CPR, as a healthcare provider as per the American Heart Association
Valid Driver’s License
Car Insurance
Have a Car


Preferred:
Two years of IV and/or chemotherapy experience.  
Certification in a National Nursing Specialty, appropriate to practice needs or patient population

Additional Information:
Territory: Ocean/Monmouth Counties

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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