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.
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
Have a Car
Certification in a National Nursing Specialty, appropriate to practice needs or patient population
Covering West Philly and surrounding areas.
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.