The Neuro ICU at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center (PPMC), a Level I Trauma Center, is looking for a Clinical Nurse II to join their team. This 12-bed Neuro ICU was specifically designed to maximize patient safety and comfort and in 2015 won an award for its architecture by the Society of Critical Care Medicine. The staff of the Neuro Intensive Care Unit primarily cares for critically ill patients with broad range of disease processes. The Neuro Intensive Care Unit patient population includes trauma patients, neuro-medical, and neurosurgical patients.
The Clinical Nurse II 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 II possesses the knowledge, skills and the attitude to effectively meet standards for competent professional nursing practice. The Clinical Nurse II exhibits UPHS organizational behavioral competencies which reflect its mission and are embedded in the professional practice competency domains. The Clinical Nurse II independently provides patient care through the application of the nursing process and accepts accountability for the nursing care of assigned patients ranging in age from infancy to the elderly. Additional competencies include Continuous Quality Improvement, Evidence Based Practice and Research, Leadership, Person and Family Centered Care, Professionalism, Safety, Technology/Informatics, and Teamwork.
The Clinical Nurse II 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 patients.
The Clinical Nurse II will seek feedback in assuming leadership roles and provides feedback for improved clinical practice, demonstrates how nursing practice impacts the organizational vision, mission, and goals and the care delivery system, and will comply with all regulations and standards of regulatory and accrediting bodies. Associated topics: ambulatory, coronary, intensive, nurse clinical, psychatric, psychiatric, recovery, registed, surgical, unit
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