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401040 PRN RN Continuous Care

Penn Medicine
West Chester, PA 19380
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Home Hospice RN (Continuous Care) - Chester County all shiftsPenn Medicine is hiring for RNs (all shifts) to support the Continuous Care model of home hospice services. Continuous Care is one of the four levels of hospice care, providing short term assistance to patients in a period of crisis. The ideal candidate is flexible, engaged, positive and possesses excellent assessment skills along with a strong clinical foundation. You will have the opportunity to become a true partner in care while educating families and being a resource for your patient. To thrive in this role, one must have a genuine desire to make a difference in the lives of patients on hospice. This is a great opportunity for RNs looking to leave the hospital setting and focus on 1:1 patient care in the home. The purpose of your work is to maintain the hospice patient in the home and help them to achieve palliation or management of acute medical symptoms. Penn Medicine offers a thorough orientation and education program which includes a mix of classroom and online learning, lectures, and shadowing sessions. Provision of an extensive and continuous training and education ensures our RNs have the resources necessary to provide the best care in this intimate setting.The Clinical Nurse 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 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 exhibits UPHS organizational behavioral competencies which reflect its mission and are embedded in the professional practice competency domains. The Clinical Nurse 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 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 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 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.

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 required. \nInfusion experience preferred.\n\nPennsylvania RN licensure Required\nPA, NJ, and DE RN licensure depending on geographic location and scope of responsibilities required. \t\nBLS/CPR, as a healthcare provider as per the American Heart Association required\t\nValid Driver̢۪s License, Car Insurance, Car required. \t\nCertification in a National Nursing Specialty, appropriate to practice needs or patient population preferred. \n \nMust be able to visit patients in various geographic areas as determined by agency contracts


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Posted: 2021-01-27 Expires: 2021-11-14

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401040 PRN RN Continuous Care

Penn Medicine
West Chester, PA 19380

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Median Salary: $71,730

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