Posted on: November 26, 2022
The professional Registered Nurse (RN) is accountable for the
protection, promotion, and optimization of health and abilities,
prevention of illness and injury, alleviation of suffering through
the diagnosis and treatment of human response and advocacy in the
care of individuals, families, communities, and populations. The RN
is responsible to practice according to the Scope & Standards of
Practice to include assessment, diagnosis, outcomes identification,
planning, implementation and evaluation. In addition, the RN is
responsible to maintain standards of professional practice
including quality of practice, education, professional practice
evaluation, collegiality, collaboration, ethics, research, resource
utilization and leadership.
The RN is responsible to practice according to the Nursing theory
of Benner, Primacy of Caring as described in the nursing
Education: Nursing graduate from an approved school for registered
1. Ability to appropriately and effectively initiate and implement
all phases of nursing process.
2. Demonstrates current knowledge of nursing practice in areas of
3. Ability to work and effectively communicate with peers,
supervisors, and subordinates and other
health care members in the provision are patient care.
1. Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania or Graduate
Nurse with Temporary Practice
Permit. Maintains current licensure
2. BCLS current
3. Certification in clinical practice area preferred.
4. Membership in Professional Organization encouraged
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.
Jefferson includes Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson
Health, a dynamic university and health system with broad reach
across the Delaware Valley. Jefferson is the second largest
employer in Philadelphia and the largest health system in
Philadelphia based on total licensed beds.
Through the merger of Thomas Jefferson University and Philadelphia
University in 2017, our University includes ten colleges and four
schools. We are an NCAA Division II university and an R2 national
doctoral university offering undergraduate and graduate-level
programs that provide students with a forward-thinking education in
architecture, business, design, engineering, fashion and textiles,
health, medicine and social science.
Jefferson Health, the clinical arm of Thomas Jefferson University,
has grown from a three-hospital academic health center in 2015, to
an 18-hospital health system through mergers and combinations that
include hospitals at Abington Health, Aria Health, Kennedy Health,
Magee Rehabilitation and Einstein Healthcare Network. We have over
50 outpatient and urgent care centers; ten Magnet-designated
hospitals (recognized by the ANCC for nursing excellence); the
NCI-designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center (one of only 70 in the
country and one of only two in the region); and one of the largest
faculty-based telehealth networks in the country. In 2021,
Jefferson Health became the sole owner of HealthPartners Plan, a
not-for-profit health maintenance organization in Southeastern
Pennsylvania. We are the first health system regionally to create
an aligned payer-provider partnership.
Jefferson's mission, vision and values create an organization that
attracts the best and the brightest students, faculty, staff, and
healthcare professionals, as well as the most visionary leaders to
drive exceptional results.
- OUR MISSION: We improve lives.
- OUR VISION: Reimagining health, education and discovery to
create unparalleled value
- OUR VALUES: Put People First, Be Bold & Think Differently and
Do the Right Thing
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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