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Company: Confidential
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Recruitment Agency, Staffing, Job Board



Medical/Surgical Telemetry (B4)

This unit specializing in the care of medical patients requiring cardiac monitoring. The age of patients range from middle, older adults and geriatrics. The most common diagnoses are MI, Chest Pain, Congestive Heart Failure, Transient ischemic attack, pneumonia, cellulitis and uncontrolled Atrial fibrillation.

This position includes, but is not limited to the following essential functions.

  • Performs within the legal framework of the nursing profession as defined by the Nurse Practice Act of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
  • Actively engaged in work designed to sustain and maintain Magnet Recognition Program accreditation (identifying and submitting 'evidence,' active mentorship and participation in Staff Nurse Leader group activities, preparing unit for Magnet Appraiser site visit activities, etc.).
  • Exhibits understanding and use of the Professional Practice Models: Care Delivery Model 'Excellence in Caring' Shared Governance Model: Professional Practice Committees Professional Development Model: 'Novice to Expert'
  • Decision-making and leadership activities demonstrate ethical behaviors in accordance with TJUH policy and the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses.
  • Demonstrates consistent adherence to HIPAA guidelines.
  • Uses the nursing process in providing professional nursing care based on established nursing care standards, policies and procedures.

  • Must be a Registered Nurse (RN) licensed in Pennsylvania.
  • Minimum Education: BSN required or current enrollment as approved by CNO
  • New graduates are welcome to apply if have had work experience as C.N.A or sufficient amount of work experience as student.
  • Generally, a minimum of 1-year licensed professional nursing experience is preferred.
  • Must possess BLS certification.
  • Must possess sound knowledge of nursing principles, procedures, and ANA standards of practice and others as determined by state and federal regulations.
  • English proficiency required.
  • Proficient math, keyboarding and other computer skills required.
  • Must be able to function in a dynamic, rehabilitation team work environment.

Conditions of Employment

Since this position will require the selected candidate to engage in regular contact with children in the form of care, guidance, supervision or training, you will be required to meet the requirements of the Child Protective Services Act, including the Pennsylvania State Police criminal background check, the Pennsylvania Department of Welfare child abuse criminal background clearance, and an FBI finger print based federal criminal records check. The selected candidate will not be allowed to commence working until all three (3) are completed satisfactorily.

Conditions of Employment

Covid Vaccination is a requirement for employment at Jefferson for employees working at Jefferson's clinical entities or at the University. If you are not currently vaccinated you will be required to receive the vaccination prior to hire date if you are offered employment, unless you request and receive an approved medical or religious exemption from Jefferson.

Closing Statement

Jefferson Health delivers state of the art healthcare services to patients throughout the Delaware Valley and southern New Jersey. Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) provides more than 8,400 students from nearly 40 states and 40 countries with 21st century professional education. Combined, we have over 30,000 employees.

Jefferson Health, with 14 hospitals (seven are Magnet designated by the ANCC for nursing excellence) and 40+ outpatient and urgent care locations, offers a broad range of primary and complex, highly specialized care that touches the lives of more than four million patients annually. U.S. News & World Report has ranked Thomas Jefferson University Hospital among the nation's best in eight specialties. Jefferson Health also includes the NCI designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center; it is one of only 70 such centers in the nation.

Thomas Jefferson University has ten colleges and three schools that offer more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs. Our University is dedicated to inter-professional and transdisciplinary approaches to learning that offer a vibrant and expandable platform for professional education. Through this unique model, we are preparing our students for current and yet to be imagined careers.

As an employer, Jefferson maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.

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