• University of Pennsylvania Health System
  • $69,820.00 -96,690.00/year*
  • Philadelphia , PA
  • Healthcare - Nursing
  • Full-Time
  • 1103 Market St


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Ground White Unit (Second Stage Recovery unit,) located on Ground White offers observational level care 24 hours a day primarily to an adult population. The unit is a 10-bed unit with 8 private and 1 semi-private exam rooms

Ground White unit is a specialized area designed for patients to receive additional post-operative or post-procedural care, with stays ranging from one to 23 hours. The assessment and ongoing care provided includes but not be limited to the following patient populations: surgical, cardiac catheterization, EP, ultrasound or interventional radiological procedures.

The patients in the Ground White Unit receive a multidisciplinary approach to care. The team is comprised of physicians, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, certified nursing assistants, social workers, pharmacists, and patient representatives to develop a plan of care appropriate for the individual patient. Consults from other disciplines such as pastoral care/chaplains and respiratory therapists are available as needed.

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, asn, care, coronary, hospice, infusion, intensive care, psychatric, registed, unit

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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