Registered Nurse (RN): Experienced: Labor and Delivery: per diem - (philadelphia, pennsylvania)
Posted: Wednesday, December 27, 2017 2:40 PM
Employment Status:AX : Active : Per Diem
Job Summary 13;
At least 2 years of labor and delivery RN experience strongly preferred. 5+ years of L and D RN experience beneficial. May be filling multiple positions.
The Garbose Family Special Delivery Unit (SDU) at The Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) was the worlds first birthing unit within a pediatric hospital dedicated to healthy mothers carrying babies with serious and life:threatening birth defects. Since opening in June 2008, more than 2,800 babies have been delivered in the CHOP Special Delivery Unit. Babies born here will either undergo fetal surgery to treat the birth defect before birth or need immediate specialized care or surgery soon after birth.
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.
Job Responsibilities 13;
:Follows the nursing process to deliver safe, compassionate, and culturally effective care.
:Gathers and recognizes/synthesizes assessment data to determine the patient/family plan of care, pertinent data to be shared with care team, and tasks to be delegated.
:Recognizes and/or seeks resources to recognize clinical changes that are indicative of patient deterioration; utilizes the CAT team when appropriate.
:Collaborates with the patient, family and multidisciplinary team to coordinate all facets of patient care.
:Develops, implements and/or revises the patients plan of care on admission and during the course of the hospitalization. Plans of care are outcomes focused and include goals as well as required interventions. Plans are developed in partnership with the patient, family, and the interdisciplinary care team.
:Coordinates care across the continuum : understands and utilizes case management resources.
:Consistently follows evidence based practice bundles and nursing standards/procedures to provide nursing care that eliminates preventable events of patient harm and promotes excellent patient outcomes.
:Recognizes and addresses situations which present ethical dilemmas and/or moral distress. Takes steps to actively address the situation. Seeks resources as needed to resolve the situation.
:Demonstrates competence in teaching patients/families and progresses to an expert educator of patients/families.
:Evaluates and documents the care provided on each assigned shift.
:Accountable for the rapid adoption and implementation of clinical practice changes into own practice.
:Documents the evaluation of nursing interventions and outcomes of nursing care utilizing hospital standards, polici
• Location: South Jersey
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