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Home Hospice - PRN RN - West Philadelphia Territory
  • Job ID: 79482
  • Job Category: Nursing
  • Specialty Area: Home Health and Hospice
  • Primary Shift: Day
  • Work Schedule: Per Diem
  • Penn Medicine Entity: Home Care and Hospice Services
  • Location: Bala Cynwyd, PA
  • Address: 150 Monument Road
  • 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:
We are looking for an experienced Registered Nurse to join our Home Hospice Team. Our team helps treat patients in their homes where they are most comfortable. Our full time Nurses see a case load of patients on a M-F basis with a requirement of 1 weekend out of four and 2 holidays a year. We operate on a Day shift schedule, this schedule allows you to make your appointments with your patients on your time and theirs, typically our staff see 4-5 patients a day between the hours of 8am-5pm.
We operate in the following counties: Philadelphia, Montgomery, Bucks, Delaware and Chester County. Currently we are looking for someone to cover parts of West Philly and surrounding areas.


The Clinical Nurse 2 Colleague 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 2 Colleague possesses the knowledge, skills and the attitude to effectively meet standards for competent professional nursing practice as specified in the Clinical Nurse 2 position description addendum.

The Clinical Nurse 2 Colleague exhibits UPHS organizational behavioral competencies which reflect its mission and are embedded in the professional practice competency domains.  

The Clinical Nurse 2 Colleague independently provides patient care through the application of the nursing process and accepts accountability for the nursing care of assigned patients.  Assigned patients may range in age from infancy to the elderly.

The Clinical Nurse 2 Colleague demonstrates within the competency domains of Continuous Quality Improvement, Evidence Based Practice and Research, Leadership, Person and Family Centered Care, Professionalism, Safety, Technology/Informatics, and Teamwork (Definitions listed below).  

The Clinical Nurse 2 Colleague 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 assigned patients.

The Clinical Nurse 2 Colleague seeks feedback in assuming leadership roles and provides feedback for improved clinical practice. The nurse demonstrates how nursing practice impacts the organizational vision, mission, and goals and the care delivery system. The nurse complies with all regulations and standards of regulatory and accrediting bodies.

Minimum Requirements:
Bachelor's Degree BSN from an accredited school of nursing
More than 15 months relevant professional nursing experience and completion of the Nurse Residency Program, if applicable
Pennsylvania RN licensure
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:
Infusion Experience
Certification in a National Nursing Specialty, appropriate to practice needs or patient population

Additional Information:
Covering West Philly and surrounding areas.

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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