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 the 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.
• Must have more than 15 months relevant professional nursing experience and completion of the Nurse Residency Program, if applicable, at time of hire.
• Must possess active Pennsylvania RN License, at time of hire.
• Must possess active BLS/CPR, as a healthcare provider as per the American Heart Association at time of hire.
Penn Presbyterian's ED specializes in the immediate recognition, evaluation, and treatment of unexpected illnesses or injuries. Open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, the ED is equipped and ready to provide patients with excellent emergency care for all medical and surgical problems. ED nurses work with health care professionals in the surrounding community and from around the world to establish long-term, collaborative relationships. PPMC's ED nurses are committed to being reliable and trustworthy resources for helping provide the most advanced treatment options to meet the needs of patients. They strive to maintain open lines of communication with physicians and their patients to ensure that each patient's care is as seamless as possible. Penn Presbyterian’s ED has undergone a complete renovation to better serve its patients and the community. Some of the modifications include: Enlarged patient waiting and registration areas, all private single patient exam rooms, new staff and public entrances on Powelton Avenue, two new resuscitation rooms, a state of the art patient care room dedicated to eye emergencies, a medical imaging suite, an expanded and fully computerized nursing station, computerized charting systems, wireless bedside registration capability, the addition of the trauma service line, and a redesigned front end to expedite patient flow.
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.