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346250 Registered Nurse

Penn Medicine
West Chester, PA 19380
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General Summary Statement Provides comprehensive, quality nursing care through application of the nursing process. Adheres to Nursing Policies and Procedures and Organizational Goals and Objectives. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Clinical Practice 1. Provides age appropriate care for the population served. Gives consideration to growth & developmental phase of life, to age related factors such as thermal regulation, medication administration, nutrition, safety and functional needs of the patient. 2. Uses appropriate resources for patients with special needs such as language barriers, sensory problems, altered cognition, cultural and religious needs. 3. Ensures attention to patients physical, spiritual and emotional well-being. 4. Demonstrates competency in assessment and re-assessment skills of the Surgical and Medical ACC patient, plans and initiates care, and evaluates the effectiveness of interventions taking appropriate actions to move patient toward reaching goals of care. (Includesadmission and post procedure assessments and updates needs of Medical ACC patient with each subsequent visit). 5. Performs pain assessments and intervenes to optimally meet patients needs for comfort. 6. Plans clinical care based on patients needs and uses available resources. 7. Performs clinical care in accordance with policy and procedure. 8. Performs peripheral venipuncture and peripheral and central vascular access care according to policy & procedure. 9. Performs phlebotomy with IV starts and/or with venipuncture according to policy and procedure. 10. Identifies situations that warrant patient rescue and takes appropriate action, e.g. Rapid Response or Code Blue/Pink. 11. Adheres to the Universal protocol for patient Identification and Site Identification. 12. Adheres to the 5 rights of medication administration and uses the Medication Administration Check (MAK) system per policy and procedure. 13. Integrates principles of infection control & infection prevention into practice. 14. Adheres to aseptic technique as appropriate. 15. Uses resources and references for reviewing policies and procedures, medications, and clinical information. 16. Prioritizes and organizes work effectively within assigned shift. 17. Performs post procedure telephone calls to all discharged patients and documents in chart. Minimum Requirements: Education Training and Experience Graduate of an accredited Nursing Program. BSN is required. Two years Medical Surgical, or prior experience in PeriAnesthesia nursing is recommended, however training and specialty specific education programs are provided during orientation, and must be successfully completed as scheduled. Basic computer skills: keyboard, mouse use. Ability to complete data entry on clinical documentation screens. Ability to use email and internet. Ability to successfully complete on the job training for CCH computer programs. Ability to speak, read, write and understand English. Licensure/Certification Current Pennsylvania RN License CPR certification required Must meet specialty specific competency requirements Urine pregnancy certification Certification in clinical specialty preferred

Education Training and Experience\nGraduate of an accredited Nursing Program. Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) is required. \n\nExperience preferred, however training and specialty specific education programs are provided during orientation, and must be successfully completed as scheduled.\nBasic computer skills: keyboard, mouse use. Ability to complete data entry on clinical documentation screens. Ability to use email and internet. Ability to successfully complete on the job training for CCH computer programs. Ability to practice critical thinking and organizational skills. Ability to speak, read, write and understand English.\n\nLicensure/Certification \nCurrent Pennsylvania RN License. \nCPR certification required. Certification in clinical specialty is preferred.\n\nMust meet specialty specific competency requirements per the job description.\n\nAmbulatory Care/Pre-Admission: No Additional \n\nAntenatal: AWHONN fetal monitoring program completion required.\n\nEmergency: ACLS, PALS certification required, or must complete within 12 months of hire.\n\nEndoscopy: ACLS, PALS certification required, or must complete within 12 months of hire.\n\nICU, Critical Care Support, PINU: ACLS certification required, or must complete within 12 months of hire.\n\nL&D: NRP and ACLS certification required, or must complete within 12 months of hire. Completion of a WHONN fetal monitoring program within 12 months of hire.\n\nMed-Surg (including Med-Surg IHR): No Additional\n\nMed-Surg (WWG): ACLS certification required, or must complete within 12 months of hire.\n\nMother-Baby: NRP certification required, or must complete within 12 months of hire. STABLE program completion is preferred.\n\nNICU: NRP certification required, or must complete within 12 months of hire. STABLE: must be completed with 12 months of hire\n\nOperating Room: Two years’ experience in the operating room or perioperative credit course is required.\n\nPACU: ACLS and PALS certification required, or must complete within 12 months of hire.\n\nPediatrics: PALS certification required, or must complete within 12 months of hire.\n\nTelemetry: ACLS certification required, or must complete within 12 months of hire.\n\n\nWork Environment and Hazards\nDirect patient care areas on nursing unit. Risk of exposure to potentially hazardous materials and body fluids. May become involved in crisis situations.\n\nWork Contact Group\nThe Chester County Hospital personnel, physicians, volunteers, patients and their families/visitors and vendors.

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Posted: 2021-08-27 Expires: 2021-09-26

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346250 Registered Nurse

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West Chester, PA 19380

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Overall Rating: 122/199
Median Salary: $71,730

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