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Registered Nurse - Transport

Company: The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

Reference #: 1009202 SHIFT:Rotating (United States of America)

About our Transport Team The transport service operates 24 hours a day, with a minimum of four to five transport teams scheduled daily. We transport patients of all ages with a wide variety of serious medical and surgical issues, including respiratory problems, infectious diseases, neurologic issues, cardiac problems and trauma. We operate as a mobile intensive care unit, providing specialized acute care while your child is en route between facilities.

A Brief Overview Deliver compassionate, culturally effective care as a Registered Nurse in CHOP's Surgical Services Department. Ranging from advanced beginners to expert practitioners, our nurses coordinate all facets of patient care, collaborate with diverse healthcare professionals, and can progress to managing the most complex cases in their clinical area. CHOP's Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion CHOP is committed to building an inclusive culture where employees feel a sense of belonging, connection, and community within their workplace. We are a team dedicated to fostering an environment that allows for all to be their authentic selves. We are focused on attracting, cultivating, and retaining diverse talent who can help us deliver on our mission to be a world leader in the advancement of healthcare for children.

We strongly encourage all candidates of diverse backgrounds and lived experiences to apply. Responsibilities Deliver family-centered care guided by CHOP's Nursing Professional Practice Model. Develop, evaluate, and revise patients' plans of care throughout their hospitalization. Gather and analyze data to inform the care team and delegate tasks. Promote excellent patient outcomes by adhering to evidence-based practices, nursing standards, and safety procedures. Identify and address safety concerns or ethical dilemmas with unit leadership. Develop effective partnerships with the interdisciplinary care team. Adopt healthcare technology and clinical practice changes in a fast-paced environment. Maintain CEUs for nursing licensure and comply with annual nursing competencies and mandatory education. Education Qualifications Required: Technical Diploma Nursing Preferred: Bachelor's Degree Nursing Experience Qualifications Required: At least one (1) year RN experience Preferred: Prior experience in pediatrics or area of specialty Skills and Abilities Use of patient-facing technology (IV pumps, point-of-care devices, CR monitors) Ability to gather and assess clinical information using appropriate healthcare technology Licenses and Certifications Required (upon hire at a Pennsylvania location): Registered Nurse (Pennsylvania) or Nursing Temporary Practice Permit (Pennsylvania) - Pennsylvania State Licensing Board Required (upon hire at a New Jersey location): Registered Nurse (New Jersey) or Nursing Temporary Practice Permit (New Jersey) - New Jersey State Licensing Board Required (upon hire): Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification issued by an organization that appoints a hands-on instructor to lead psychomotor skills verification (i.e., American Heart Association or Red Cross). To carry out its mission, CHOP is committed to supporting the health of our patients, families, workforce, and global community. As a condition of employment, CHOP employees who work in patient care buildings or who have patient facing responsibilities must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and receive an annual influenza vaccine. Learn more.

Employees may request exemptions for valid religious and medical reasons. Start dates may be delayed until candidates are immunized or exemption requests are reviewed.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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