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Registered Nurse--Cardiac Intensive Care unit, per-diem

Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104

​Location: LOC_MAIN-Main Hospital 

Req ID: 204880

Shift: Any

Employment Status: Regular - Part Time 

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If you are ready to challenge yourself, be inspired and grow – no matter what your role – you just may be the kind of breakthrough maker who will thrive at CHOP.

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CHOP is No. 1 on Forbes’ 2022 list of America’s Best Large Employers!
We are so proud to share that we are ranked No. 1 on Forbes’ 2022 list of America’s Best Large Employers. Our employees are the reason CHOP is such a great place to work, and they have navigated the uncertainties of the pandemic with strength, resilience and an unwavering commitment to our mission. Forbes article featuring our President and CEO Madeline Bell.

 

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At Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), we help children grow and thrive — and we offer these same opportunities to the professionals who make up our team. CHOP is a unique work environment, with exceptional team members, supportive managers and state-of-the-art training. Our employees are all empowered to realize their well-defined goals, because we believe everyone makes a difference — it’s the very foundation on which our hospital is built.

Job Summary

The Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU) is a 32 bed unit that cares for patients with congenital and acquired heart conditions, that largely require surgical and/or medical intervention, some within just hours of being born. The CICU at CHOP is one of the largest in the world and is comprised of a team of highly trained medical providers, nurses, and respiratory therapists dedicated to the healing and well-being of this specialized patient population. State of the art medical technology, such as Ventricular Assist Devices (VADs), ECMO, dialysis, as well as open heart transplants are all readily seen on the CICU. This education rich, and collaborative environment leads with evidence based practice and innovation to promote the best patient outcomes possible.  The requisition will fill multiple positions.

The UP2 Clinical Nurse meets the established staffing and scheduling expectations for the position.  Maintenance of all competencies and required educational programs relevant to the unit patient population is required. UP 2 Clinical Nurses practice as Clinical Nurses in accordance with the following, which is consistent for all RNs with this job title:

The Clinical Nurse practices at the level of an advanced beginner to expert practitioner of professional nursing in accordance with, and guided by the CHOP Nursing Professional Practice Model.  The nurse at this level demonstrates competence in caring for patients and families and progresses to caring for those with the most complex problems/highest acuity in the designated clinical area.  Provides age/developmentally appropriate care.  Care is delivered through RN leadership for patient care within the framework of family-centered care. 

The Clinical Nurse adheres to the organizational and nursing department mission, vision, and values.  S/he practices in accordance with the ANA Code of Ethics; the ANA Standards of Clinical Nursing Practice; practice standards of applicable specialty nursing organizations; and CHOP developed standards of nursing practice.  The professional nurse practices within the defined scope of practice designated by the Nurse Practice Acts of Pennsylvania and/or New Jersey, depending on the assigned work site.

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations

Registered Nursing License in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania or in the State of New Jersey, depending on the assigned work location. Out of state Nurses...
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Required Education and Experience

Required Education:  Nursing Diploma

Required Experience:  At least 12 months of previous pediatric nursing experience or completion of CHOP Nurse Residency Program.

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Preferred Education: BSN

Preferred Licenses/certificates/registrations: Active membership in a professional nursing organization.

 

Additional Technical Requirements

Computer Competency

  • Basic use of a computer (mouse, keyboard, printer, USB ports).
  • Basic use of Microsoft Office (Word processing, spreadsheets, presentations and Skype).
  • Web browsing, intranet search, document access.
  • Use of shared network file space.
  • Basic use of patient facing technology. (e.g. IV pumps, point of care devices, CR monitors).
  • Navigation and use of clinical communication systems.

 

Information Literacy

  • Determines the nature and extent of clinical information needed and uses the appropriate technology to access it.
  • Accesses needed information effectively and efficiently.
  • Evaluates information and its sources critically and appropriately incorporates it into clinical practice.
  • Evaluates outcomes of the use of information.

 

Information Management Literacy

  • Navigation of the electronic health record system.
  • Ability to locate and review specific patient data in various clinical information systems.
  • Effectively uses clinical decision support tools.
  • Understands policies and procedures, confidentiality, security, and privacy regulations regarding the use of clinical information systems.
  • Ability to collect clinical data using quality improvement tools.

To carry out its mission, it is of critical importance for the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) to keep our patients, families and workforce safe and healthy and to support the health of our global community. In keeping with this, CHOP has mandated all workforce members on site at any CHOP location for any portion of their time be vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of employment.  This mandate also applies to workforce members performing work for CHOP at non-CHOP locations. Additionally, all workforce members based in or regularly scheduled to work at any New Jersey location are mandated to be both vaccinated and boosted for COVID-19, with booster timing consistent with applicable guidelines. The CHOP COVID-19 vaccine mandate is in alignment with applicable local, state and federal mandates. CHOP also requires all workforce members who work in patient care buildings or who provide patient care to receive an annual influenza vaccine. Employees may request exemption consideration for CHOP vaccine requirements for valid religious and medical reasons.  Please note start dates may be delayed until candidates are fully immunized or valid exemption requests are reviewed. In addition, candidates other than those in positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, must attest to not using tobacco products.
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