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346140 Registered Nurse

Penn Medicine
West Chester, PA 19380
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General Summary StatementAt Chester County Hospital, our goal of providing quality care through a positive and comfortable hospital experience is what sets us apart. Its why we are the leading hospital for baby deliveries in Chester County.Features of our Labor and Delivery unit include:Over 2,600 babies delivered each year10 birthing suites 2 surgical suites and 3 recovery rooms State-of-the-art equipmentœThe Welcome Hour for mother-baby bondingEssential Duties and ResponsibilitiesClinical Practice1.\tProvides age appropriate care for the population served. Gives consideration to growth & developmental phase of life, to age related factors such as thermal regulation, nutrition, medication administration, nutrition, safety and functional needs of the patient.2.\tUses appropriate resources for patients with special needs such as language barriers, sensory problems, altered cognition, cultural and religious needs.3.\tEnsures attention to patients physical, spiritual and emotional well being.4.\tDemonstrates competency in assessment skills (Includes admission and shift assessments).5.\tPerforms pain assessments and intervenes to optimally meet patients needs for comfort.6.\tPlans clinical care based on patients needs and uses available resources.7.\tPerforms clinical care in accordance with policy and procedure.8.\tPerforms peripheral venipuncture and peripheral and central vascular access care according to policy & procedure.9.\tEvaluates outcomes of nursing interventions and takes appropriate actions to move patient toward reaching goals of care.10.\tIdentifies situations that warrant patient rescue and takes appropriate action, e.g. Rapid Response or Code Blue/Pink.

Education Training and Experience\nBachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) is required. \nCompletion of AWHONN fetal monitoring program within 12 months of hire.\n\nExperience in an acute care specialty specific area is preferred. \n\nLicensure/Certification \nCurrent Pennsylvania RN License. \nCPR certification required. \nACLS certification required, or must complete within 12 months of hire. \nNRP certification required, or must complete within 12 months of hire.\n\nCertification in clinical specialty is preferred.


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Posted: 2021-02-12 Expires: 2021-03-14

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346140 Registered Nurse

Penn Medicine
West Chester, PA 19380

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