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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.

Since 1855, CHOP has been the birthplace of many dramatic firsts in pediatric medicine. As the nation's first hospital devoted exclusively to caring for children, CHOP has fostered medical discoveries and innovations that have improved pediatric healthcare and saved the lives of countless children.

Today, that same spirit of care and innovation continues. The hospital now employs more than 13,000 people in more than 50 locations across Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) is proud to once again be named to U.S. News & World Report’s Honor Roll of the nation’s Best Children’s Hospitals.

In addition to the overall Honor Roll rankings of the top children’s hospitals in the nation, U.S. News evaluates programs in 10 specialty areas. For 2018-19, CHOP ranked in the top three in seven out of 10 specialties, and No. 1 rankings were awarded to the Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes and Division of Urology.

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Job Summary The Acute Care Technician provides direct and indirect care duties under the guidance and direction of the registered nurse. The role performs a variety of invasive and non-invasive technical skills and specialized patient care procedures as well as other duties to support 24-hours of hospital operations. Job Responsibilities 1. Assists in the provision of care to patients and families under the direction of the RN Performs or assists RN with initial admission/intake Documents patient care, vitals, weights, allergies, interventions Quickly and accurately communicates patient information to the appropriate team member Transfers patients to other departments and areas utilizing appropriate techniques and equipment to transport patients Utilizes and exemplifies safety behaviors for error prevention. Identifies potential safety concerns and communicates with unit leadership as appropriate Provides 1:1 observation for psychiatric emergencies per hospital standard Application, documentation, removal, and supervision of restraints Monitors care and escalates concerns Dressing changes for central venous catheters Airway management including tracheostomy changes, replacement and suctioning Positioning patients for various procedures and specimen collections including lumbar punctures Bladder catheterization and Foley insertion OG/NG placement Spinal immobilization Recovers from Phase II sedation 2. Performs procedures under direction of RN Peripheral IV insertion with and without venous blood sampling Venipuncture/phlebotomy Primes fluids and enteral feeds Point of Care Testing Obtains and prepares supplies for procedures including, but not limited to, PIV insertion, PICC insertion, CVC dressing change and CVC repair Oxygen administration, bag/valve/mask/mapleson airway support as ordered/needed EKGs as ordered Wound care and dressing application Positioning, lifting, transferring, and turning of patients Monitors patient during insertion of peripherally inserted central venous catheter (PICC) in Fluoroscopy or within intensive care units under direction of RN Job Responsibilities (Continued) 3. Maintains proficiency with transport and patient care equipment including, but not limited to, monitoring and infusion pumps 4. Complies with all CHOP policies and procedures 5. Area based skills may include: Emergency Department Based Skills: Bladder scanning Initiates Behavioral Health Screening. Performs bedside role in traumas and resuscitations. Hospital Decontamination Team member. Performs casting and splinting under the direction of the ED Attending. Collects evidence per hospital policy Vascular Access Service (VAS) Based Skills: Facilities planning of institution-wide PIV insertion classes and educates staff on PIV insertion Collaborates with VAS Leadership team regarding course content and coordination of class schedule Partners with individual units to provide just-in time education for RNs learning PIV insertion skills Educates and trains staff new to PIV insertion and facilitates insertion opportunities for novice PIV inserters Job Responsibilities (Continued) Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations Current Basic Life Support (BLS) issued through on organization that requires a hands-on instructor lead psychomotor skills verification (ex. American Heart Association or Red Cross) required. Required Education and Experience Required Education: High School / GED Required Experience: At least one (1) year of previous clinical health care experience Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic Preferred Education: Diploma/Certificate of completion of EMT-Paramedic, EMT, LPN, or similar program Preferred Experience: Previously ED/Critical Care Technician at another hospital Optional Licenses/certificates/registrations: ACLS, National Registry Certification PALS or PEARS certification Additional Technical Requirements Ability to perform clinical technical tasks. Ability to communicate effectively with people of all ages. Basic knowledge of growth and development.
Apr 03, 2020
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Job Summary In collaboration with an attending physician, the Front Line Ordering Clinician (FLOC) Nurse Practitioner is responsible for the direct care and follow-up of a population of patients that matches his/her delineation of privileges and skill set. This care is delivered in defined inpatient and hospital-outpatient areas. The components of the role include clinical practice, consultation, professional development, education, and research. The NPs in these roles may be required to have acute/critical care education and certification. The appropriate education/certification will be determined by the scope of the role in a particular practice area. The clinical portion of this role will require increased level of accountability including managing a cohort of high acuity patients. In addition to managing patient care, the FLOC NP may be required to utilize invasive interventions and procedures to promote physiologic stability. The role will also include off-shift responsibility. The off shift rotation schedule may include days, evenings, nights, weekends and holidays and will be determined by the clinical needs of the practice environment. As part of the interdisciplinary team, the Nurse Practitioner manages care for liquid and solid oncology patients on the unit, separate from the BMT and neuro-oncology patients. The Nurse Practitioner rounds in his/her patients in conjunction with an Oncology Attending Physician. The team of Nurse Practitioners is supported by an Advanced Practice Provider Team Lead in Oncology and an Advanced Practice Provider Manager. To learn more about our Center for Advanced Practice and innovative programs for our APPs, please visit https://www.chop.edu/centers-programs/center-advanced-practice Job Responsibilities Assesses the complex acute, critical and chronically ill patient for urgent and emergent conditions. Uses relevant data to evaluate for physiologic instability. Utilizes the data to formulate a plan of care. Performs therapeutic interventions to stabilize acute and critical health problems. Specific interventions are listed in the Scope of Practice Document and approved as a part of the credentialing/privileging process. Analyzes the indications, contraindications, risk of complications and cost-benefits of therapeutic interventions. Manages the plan of care through evaluation, modification and documentation according to the patient’s response to therapy. Manages changes in condition with a focus on optimizing the patient outcomes. Incorporates health promotion, health protection and injury prevention measures into the plan of care within the context of the complex acute, critical and chronic illness. Facilitates the patient’s transitions between and within health care settings. Serves as an educational resource to the patient/family, nursing staff, and provider team. Acts as a consultant to multidisciplinary health care team members. Participates in scholarly activities including research and education. Participates in own professional development by maintaining required competencies, identifying learning needs and seeking appropriate educational offerings. Participates in the professional development of others. Acts as a preceptor and mentor to support the development of nurses, nurse practitioners, students, and other health care providers. Demonstrates a commitment to patient safety by speaking up about safety issues and changing practice to enhance safety. Shares errors or potential errors through system reporting mechanisms. Demonstrates shared accountability for safe practice. Job Responsibilities (Continued) Job Responsibilities (Continued) Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations RN - Registered NurseCertificate of Prescriptive AuthorityAdvanced Practice RoleNational Certification - Nurse Practitioner Required Education and Experience Required Education: Masters/Doctorate in Nursing as applicable to correlating program of study as a Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner; OR a Pediatric Primary Care or Family Nurse Practitioner with the agreement to obtain a Pediatric Acute Care certification and licensure. Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic Additional Technical Requirements Ability to work in an inter-professional team setting with multiple responsibilities. Ability to use computer and electronic medical records effectively. Refer to Scope of Practice Document and Clinical Responsibilities Checklist for specific requirements of role. 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.
Apr 03, 2020
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Job Summary Responsible for coordinating all aspects of care for patients and families for the Center for Pediatric Heart Valve Disease – a premier and unique Frontier Program at CHOP. Scope of responsibilities include facilitating care from patient’s initial referral through the patient care experience, treatment and follow-up. Maintains relationships with referring physicians to assure appropriate contact, patient follow-up and maintenance of referral patterns. Provides patient and family education and on-going patient and family support. Ensures timely referral to appropriate support services, sub-specialists and educational opportunities throughout the CHOP network and regionally. Possesses knowledge of cardiovascular single ventricle physiology, congenital heart disorders, as well interventional and surgical interventions and treatment options for these highly complex conditions. Practices as a proficient to expert practitioner of nursing, with specific knowledge of heart valve related disorders. Demonstrates expertise in caring for patients with multiple and complex medical problems complying with administrative policies and clinical protocols as outlined in policy and procedure manual. In addition to demonstrating clinical knowledge and leadership, may supervise identified staff. Serves as a resource and consultant to staff and participates in endeavors to increase nursing knowledge as related to Valve disorders and as well as cardiovascular diseases. Demonstrates clinical leadership skills through contribution to standards of care and division goals. Contributes to clinical research initiatives as needed. Job Responsibilities If in a supervisory role: Supervises the evolution of the preparation process for clinical review conferences which facilitate patient selection and course of treatment criteria; Incorporates professional standards of practice and meet regulatory requirements into nursing care provided. Assures appropriate processes are in place assigned to meet patient care/program needs, and reports gaps to the program manager, department director and/or primary investigator Effectively manages gaps in process or communication for referral to treatment workflow. Develops creative coverage strategies with peers and nurse navigators when necessary for supporting the work of the team. Predicts challenges and obstacles and plans for how to minimize a negative impact on the patient/ family and colleagues Investigates patient/family complaints and collaborates with the Center Leadership and when needed HR Business Partners and Clinicians to provide prompt feedback. Partners with nursing staff to conduct educational programs to meet the ongoing professional needs of staff; works with members of the staff to coordinate the orientation of new staff. Supports educational needs of team and internal/external customers as needed in order to provide patient and family education Job Responsibilities (Continued) Practice Practice: Follows Nursing Process to deliver safe care: assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation Organizes the weekly clinical conference patient list for the Valve Center multidisciplinary team; documents the care plan in electronic health record and facilitates the outcome through collaboration with multidisciplinary team. Collaborates with other health care team members, referring physicians and families in planning and coordinating follow-up care prior to discharge. Provides nursing support as needed for outpatient clinic visits, inpatient consult service Synthesizes and evaluates complex assessment data to best determine priority of care needs; pertinent data is shared with Valve Center care team, with appropriate tasks to be delegated Leads family, team members and other caregivers and coordinating all facets of patient care planning with the multidisciplinary team. Manages communications for letters of medical necessity, facilitates transport insurance conversations, and drives other communication with payers and families as needed, delegating to the team’s administrative assistant when clerical help is needed Triages phone calls for new Lymphatic referrals and existing patients and families. Communicates with families educating them on the plan of care, and documents all necessary communications Evaluates patient care outcomes, communicates changes to physicians, families and other team members and contributes to necessary system changes. Documentation contains an evaluative component which contributes to changes in current hospital standards, policy and procedures. Contributes to evidenced based standards, policy and procedures that meet professional standards and regulatory requirements. Job Responsibilities (Continued) Professionalism/Leadership Holds self and others accountable for appearance and behaviors that promote a positive image of Nursing. Mentors other nurses in how to interact with parents/patients and colleagues with respect and dignity. Mentors and holds other nurses accountable in how to spend the “extra time” with families while listening for avenues to improve on the ideal patient experience and anticipate patient/family needs. Role models and mentors other nurses on providing accurate patient status reports to care team members that reflects critical thinking skills that address nursing interventions, patient outcomes and alterations to plan of care. Facilitates, chairs, and/or participates in division/departmental Shared Governance council. Promotes/contributes to practice at local, regional and national levels. Presents at regional and national conferences. Writes for publication. Facilitates and promotes change in the division/ practice environment. Leads division/department improvements and measures outcomes. Research Reads and analyzes nursing and other scholarly articles and research studies, and formally disseminates information; applies research findings to practice and select departmental committees. Initiates opportunities to participate in clinical research studies and answers complex research questions. Learning Applies education and training from departmental in-services and external sources to unit and select departmental practices to enhance Nursing practice. Develops and utilizes patient education materials relevant to patient population and area of expertise. Demonstrates health care informatics competency in order to manage patient care, outcome data and current and emerging health care technology. Resource Management Ensures staff compliance to systems that promote quality, efficient and cost effective care. Monitors unit usage of supplies and equipment, implements and evaluates systems for improvement to minimize waste and/or misuse of patient supplies. Conducts small projects that address resource management solutions. Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations RN License in the Commonwealth of PA or NJ as needed based on position location.BLS Required Education and Experience Required Education: BSN Required Experience: Five (5) years pediatric experience required with at least one (1) year of supervisory or leadership experience. Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic Preferred Experience: pediatric cardiovascular nursing inpatient experience, neonatal nursing experience, comfortable with understanding single ventricle physiology and experience educating patients and families about conditions and treatments; experience demonstrating excellent customer service skills, ability to multi-task, is detailed oriented and requires excellent written and verbal communication skills. 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.
Mar 27, 2020
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Job Summary In collaboration with an attending physician, the Nurse Practitioner is responsible for the direct care and follow-up of a population of patients that matches his/her delineation of privileges and skill set. This care is delivered in defined inpatient hospital areas. The components of the role include clinical practice, consultation, professional development, education, and research. The NPs in these roles may be required to have acute/critical care education and certification. The appropriate education/certification will be determined by the scope of the role in a particular practice area. The clinical portion of this role will require increased level of accountability including managing a cohort of high acuity patients. In addition to managing patient care, the NP may be required to utilize invasive interventions and procedures to promote physiologic stability. The role will also include off-shift responsibility. The off shift rotation schedule may include days, evenings, nights, weekends and holidays and will be determined by the clinical needs of the practice environment. Job Responsibilities Assesses the complex acute, critical and chronically ill patient for urgent and emergent conditions. Uses relevant data to evaluate for physiologic instability. Utilizes the data to formulate a plan of care. Performs therapeutic interventions to stabilize acute and critical health problems. Specific interventions are listed in the Scope of Practice Document and approved as a part of the credentialing/privileging process. Analyzes the indications, contraindications, risk of complications and cost-benefits of therapeutic interventions. Manages the plan of care through evaluation, modification and documentation according to the patient’s response to therapy. Manages changes in condition with a focus on optimizing the patient outcomes. Incorporates health promotion, health protection and injury prevention measures into the plan of care within the context of the complex acute, critical and chronic illness. Facilitates the patient’s transitions between and within health care settings. Serves as an educational resource to the patient/family, nursing staff, and provider team. Acts as a consultant to multidisciplinary health care team members. Participates in scholarly activities including research and education. Participates in own professional development by maintaining required competencies, identifying learning needs and seeking appropriate educational offerings. Participates in the professional development of others. Acts as a preceptor and mentor to support the development of nurses, nurse practitioners, students, and other health care providers. Demonstrates a commitment to patient safety by speaking up about safety issues and changing practice to enhance safety. Shares errors or potential errors through system reporting mechanisms. Demonstrates shared accountability for safe practice. Job Responsibilities (Continued) Job Responsibilities (Continued) Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations RN - Registered NurseCertificate of Prescriptive AuthorityAdvanced Practice RoleNational Certification - Nurse Practitioner Required Education and Experience Required Education: Masters/Doctorate in Nursing as applicable to correlating program of study Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic Additional Technical Requirements Ability to work in an inter-professional team setting with multiple responsibilities. Ability to use computer and electronic medical records effectively. Refer to Scope of Practice Document and Clinical Responsibilities Checklist for specific requirements of role. 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.
Mar 23, 2020
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Job Summary Under the supervision of an attending physician, the Per Diem Front Line Ordering Clinician (FLOC) Physician Assistant is responsible for the direct care and follow-up of a population of patients that matches his/her scope of practice and skill set. This care is delivered in defined inpatient and hospital-outpatient areas. The components of the role include clinical practice, consultation, professional development, education, and research. The PAs in these roles may be required to have acute/critical care education. The appropriate education will be determined by the scope of the role in a particular practice area. The clinical portion of this role will require increased level of accountability including managing a cohort of high acuity patients . In addition to managing patient care, the FLOC PA may be required to utilize invasive interventions and procedures to promote physiologic stability. The role will also include off-shift responsibility. The off shift rotation schedule may include days, evenings, nights, weekends and holidays and will be determined by the clinical needs of the practice environment. Job Responsibilities Assesses the complex acute, critical and chronically ill patient for urgent and emergent conditions. Uses relevant data to evaluate for physiologic instability. Utilizes the data to formulate a plan of care. Performs therapeutic interventions to stabilize acute and critical health problems. Specific interventions are listed in the Scope of Practice Document and approved as a part of the credentialing/privileging process. Analyzes the indications, contraindications, risk of complications and cost-benefits of therapeutic interventions. Manages the plan of care through evaluation, modification and documentation according to the patient’s response to therapy. Manages changes in condition with a focus on optimizing the patient outcomes. Incorporates health promotion, health protection and injury prevention measures into the plan of care within the context of the complex acute, critical and chronic illness. Facilitates the patient’s transitions between and within health care settings. Serves as an educational resource to the patient/family, nursing staff, and provider team. Acts as a consultant to multidisciplinary health care team members. Participates in scholarly activities including research and education. Participates in own professional development by maintaining required competencies, identifying learning needs and seeking appropriate educational offerings. Participates in the professional development of others. Acts as a preceptor and mentor to support the development of nurses, nurse practitioners, students, and other health care providers. Demonstrates a commitment to patient safety by speaking up about safety issues and changing practice to enhance safety. Shares errors or potential errors through system reporting mechanisms. Demonstrates shared accountability for safe practice. Job Responsibilities (Continued) Job Responsibilities (Continued) Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations NCCPA - National Commission on Certification of Physician AssistantsPA - Physician Assistant (Practice Location) Required Education and Experience Required Education: Bachelors/Masters/Doctorate as appropriate to correlating physician assistant program. Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic Additional Technical Requirements Ability to work in an inter-professional team setting with multiple responsibilities. Ability to use computer and electronic medical records effectively. Refer to Scope of Practice Document and Clinical Responsibilities Checklist for specific requirements of role. 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.
Mar 23, 2020
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Job Summary In collaboration with an attending physician, the Nurse Practitioner is responsible for the direct care and follow-up of a population of patients that matches his/her delineation of privileges and skill set. The components of the role include clinical practice, consultation, professional development, education, and research. The Division of Pulmonary Medicine is ranked No. 2 in the nation on U.S. News & World Report’s prestigious 2019-20 Honor Roll of Best Children's Hospitals. Each year, our multidisciplinary team sees more than 7,000 outpatients and another 7,200 inpatients. This Nurse Practitioner role in the Division of Pulmonary Medicine will focus on the outpatient management of patients in the interstitial and diffuse lung disease program at the University City campus. To learn more about our Center for Advanced Practice and innovative programs for our APPs, please visit https://www.chop.edu/centers-programs/center-advanced-practice Job Responsibilities Utilizes advanced assessment skills to manage a cohort of patients. Performs and documents daily assessments. Collects and analyzes data and formulates a family-centered plan of care. Performs any needed advanced procedures that are listed in the Scope of Practice Document and approved as a part of the credentialing process. Evaluates and monitors the effectiveness of the prescribed treatment plan. Using the most current evidence, modifies the plan of care based on the effectiveness of the treatment and the patient/family response to the plan. Serves as an educational resource to the patient/family, nursing staff, and provider team. Acts as a consultant to multidisciplinary health care team members. Participates in scholarly activities including research and education. Participates in own professional development by maintaining required competencies, identifying learning needs and seeking appropriate educational offerings. Participates in the professional development of others. Acts as a preceptor and mentor to support the development of nurses, nurse practitioners, students, and other health care providers. Demonstrates a commitment to patient safety by speaking up about safety issues and changing practice to enhance safety. Shares errors or potential errors through system reporting mechanisms. Demonstrates shared accountability for safe practice. Job Responsibilities (Continued) Job Responsibilities (Continued) Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations RN - Registered NurseCertificate of Prescriptive AuthorityLicensure for Advanced Practice RoleCRNP - Cert Regist Nurse Prac LicenseNational Certification - Nurse Practitioner Required Education and Experience Required Education: Master’s/Doctorate in Nursing as applicable to correlating program of study as a Pediatric Acute Care or Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic Additional Technical Requirements Ability to work in an inter-professional team setting with multiple responsibilities. Ability to use computer and electronic medical records effectively. Refer to Scope of Practice Document and Clinical Responsibilities Checklist for specific requirements of role.
Mar 23, 2020
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Job Summary In collaboration with an attending physician, the Front Line Ordering Clinician (FLOC) Nurse Practitioner is responsible for the direct care and follow-up of a population of patients that matches his/her delineation of privileges and skill set. This care is delivered in defined inpatient and hospital-outpatient areas. The components of the role include clinical practice, consultation, professional development, education, and research. The NPs in these roles may be required to have acute/critical care education and certification. The appropriate education/certification will be determined by the scope of the role in a particular practice area. The clinical portion of this role will require increased level of accountability including managing a cohort of high acuity patients. In addition to managing patient care, the FLOC NP may be required to utilize invasive interventions and procedures to promote physiologic stability. The role will also include off-shift responsibility. The off shift rotation schedule may include days, evenings, nights, weekends and holidays and will be determined by the clinical needs of the practice environment. As part of the interdisciplinary team, this role manages care for the Neuro-oncology patients, with cross coverage of the General Oncology (liquid and solid) patients on weekends and night shift. The Nurse Practitioner rounds on their own patients in conjunction with an Oncology Attending Physician. The team of Nurse Practitioners is supported by a Team Lead in Oncology and an Advanced Practice Provider Manager. To learn more about our Center for Advanced Practice and innovative programs for our APPs, please visit https://www.chop.edu/centers-programs/center-advanced-practice Job Responsibilities Assesses the complex acute, critical and chronically ill patient for urgent and emergent conditions. Uses relevant data to evaluate for physiologic instability. Utilizes the data to formulate a plan of care. Performs therapeutic interventions to stabilize acute and critical health problems. Specific interventions are listed in the Scope of Practice Document and approved as a part of the credentialing/privileging process. Analyzes the indications, contraindications, risk of complications and cost-benefits of therapeutic interventions. Manages the plan of care through evaluation, modification and documentation according to the patient’s response to therapy. Manages changes in condition with a focus on optimizing the patient outcomes. Incorporates health promotion, health protection and injury prevention measures into the plan of care within the context of the complex acute, critical and chronic illness. Facilitates the patient’s transitions between and within health care settings. Serves as an educational resource to the patient/family, nursing staff, and provider team. Acts as a consultant to multidisciplinary health care team members. Participates in scholarly activities including research and education. Participates in own professional development by maintaining required competencies, identifying learning needs and seeking appropriate educational offerings. Participates in the professional development of others. Acts as a preceptor and mentor to support the development of nurses, nurse practitioners, students, and other health care providers. Demonstrates a commitment to patient safety by speaking up about safety issues and changing practice to enhance safety. Shares errors or potential errors through system reporting mechanisms. Demonstrates shared accountability for safe practice. Job Responsibilities (Continued) Job Responsibilities (Continued) Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations RN - Registered NurseCertificate of Prescriptive AuthorityAdvanced Practice RoleNational Certification - Nurse Practitioner Required Education and Experience Required Education: Masters/Doctorate in Nursing as applicable to correlating program of study as a Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner; OR a Pediatric Primary Care or Family Nurse Practitioner with the agreement to obtain a Pediatric Acute Care certification and licensure. Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic Additional Technical Requirements Ability to work in an inter-professional team setting with multiple responsibilities. Ability to use computer and electronic medical records effectively. Refer to Scope of Practice Document and Clinical Responsibilities Checklist for specific requirements of role. 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.
Mar 23, 2020
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Job Summary In collaboration with an attending physician, the Front Line Ordering Clinician (FLOC) Nurse Practitioner is responsible for the direct care and follow-up of a population of patients that matches his/her delineation of privileges and skill set. This care is delivered in defined inpatient and hospital-outpatient areas. The components of the role include clinical practice, consultation, professional development, education, and research. The NPs in these roles may be required to have acute/critical care education and certification. The appropriate education/certification will be determined by the scope of the role in a particular practice area. The clinical portion of this role will require increased level of accountability including managing a cohort of high acuity patients. In addition to managing patient care, the FLOC NP may be required to utilize invasive interventions and procedures to promote physiologic stability. The role will also include off-shift responsibility. The off shift rotation schedule may include days, evenings, nights, weekends and holidays and will be determined by the clinical needs of the practice environment. The Emergency Department at CHOP cares for more than 100,000 patients a year. The ED is a Level 1 Trauma Center and is home to the Poison Control Center. Nurse Practitioners in the Emergency Department practice in all patient environments including the acute care cohort, respiratory cohort, Emergency Department Extended Care Unit (EDECU), and participate in trauma. With experience, NPs can move into a direct biller role. To learn more about our Center for Advanced Practice and innovative programs for our APPs, please visit https://www.chop.edu/centers-programs/center-advanced-practice Job Responsibilities Assesses the complex acute, critical and chronically ill patient for urgent and emergent conditions. Uses relevant data to evaluate for physiologic instability. Utilizes the data to formulate a plan of care. Performs therapeutic interventions to stabilize acute and critical health problems. Specific interventions are listed in the Scope of Practice Document and approved as a part of the credentialing/privileging process. Analyzes the indications, contraindications, risk of complications and cost-benefits of therapeutic interventions. Manages the plan of care through evaluation, modification and documentation according to the patient’s response to therapy. Manages changes in condition with a focus on optimizing the patient outcomes. Incorporates health promotion, health protection and injury prevention measures into the plan of care within the context of the complex acute, critical and chronic illness. Facilitates the patient’s transitions between and within health care settings. Serves as an educational resource to the patient/family, nursing staff, and provider team. Acts as a consultant to multidisciplinary health care team members. Participates in scholarly activities including research and education. Participates in own professional development by maintaining required competencies, identifying learning needs and seeking appropriate educational offerings. Participates in the professional development of others. Acts as a preceptor and mentor to support the development of nurses, nurse practitioners, students, and other health care providers. Demonstrates a commitment to patient safety by speaking up about safety issues and changing practice to enhance safety. Shares errors or potential errors through system reporting mechanisms. Demonstrates shared accountability for safe practice. Job Responsibilities (Continued) Job Responsibilities (Continued) Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations RN - Registered NurseCertificate of Prescriptive AuthorityAdvanced Practice RoleNational Certification - Nurse Practitioner Required Education and Experience Required Education: Masters/Doctorate in Nursing as applicable to correlating program of study as a Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, or a Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner with agreement to obtain a Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner certification and license. Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic Additional Technical Requirements Ability to work in an inter-professional team setting with multiple responsibilities. Ability to use computer and electronic medical records effectively. Refer to Scope of Practice Document and Clinical Responsibilities Checklist for specific requirements of role. 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.
Mar 23, 2020
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Job Summary In collaboration with an attending physician, the Front Line Ordering Clinician (FLOC) Nurse Practitioner is responsible for the direct care and follow-up of a population of patients that matches his/her delineation of privileges and skill set. This care is delivered in defined inpatient and hospital-outpatient areas. The components of the role include clinical practice, consultation, professional development, education, and research. The NPs in these roles may be required to have acute/critical care education and certification. The appropriate education/certification will be determined by the scope of the role in a particular practice area. The clinical portion of this role will require increased level of accountability including managing a cohort of high acuity patients. In addition to managing patient care, the FLOC NP may be required to utilize invasive interventions and procedures to promote physiologic stability. The role will also include off-shift responsibility. The off shift rotation schedule may include days, evenings, nights, weekends and holidays and will be determined by the clinical needs of the practice environment. Job Responsibilities Assesses the complex acute, critical and chronically ill patient for urgent and emergent conditions. Uses relevant data to evaluate for physiologic instability. Utilizes the data to formulate a plan of care. Performs therapeutic interventions to stabilize acute and critical health problems. Specific interventions are listed in the Scope of Practice Document and approved as a part of the credentialing/privileging process. Analyzes the indications, contraindications, risk of complications and cost-benefits of therapeutic interventions. Manages the plan of care through evaluation, modification and documentation according to the patient’s response to therapy. Manages changes in condition with a focus on optimizing the patient outcomes. Incorporates health promotion, health protection and injury prevention measures into the plan of care within the context of the complex acute, critical and chronic illness. Facilitates the patient’s transitions between and within health care settings. Serves as an educational resource to the patient/family, nursing staff, and provider team. Acts as a consultant to multidisciplinary health care team members. Participates in scholarly activities including research and education. Participates in own professional development by maintaining required competencies, identifying learning needs and seeking appropriate educational offerings. Participates in the professional development of others. Acts as a preceptor and mentor to support the development of nurses, nurse practitioners, students, and other health care providers. Demonstrates a commitment to patient safety by speaking up about safety issues and changing practice to enhance safety. Shares errors or potential errors through system reporting mechanisms. Demonstrates shared accountability for safe practice. Job Responsibilities (Continued) Job Responsibilities (Continued) Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations RN - Registered NurseCertificate of Prescriptive AuthorityAdvanced Practice RoleNational Certification - Nurse Practitioner Required Education and Experience Required Education: Masters/Doctorate in Nursing as applicable to correlating program of study Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic Additional Technical Requirements Ability to work in an inter-professional team setting with multiple responsibilities. Ability to use computer and electronic medical records effectively. Refer to Scope of Practice Document and Clinical Responsibilities Checklist for specific requirements of role. 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.
Mar 23, 2020
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Job Summary A CRNA is a member of the anesthesiology care team which administers anesthesia to patients. All case assignment is determined by an Anesthesiologist by demonstrating the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to provide anesthesia care appropriate to the neonatal, pediatric and adolescent population in operating room. Our CRNAs practice in non-operating room environments like oncology and radiology after 1 year of working exclusively in the operating room. The CRNA implements the mission, vision, and values of The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine and Children’s Anesthesiology Associates, Ltd. The CRNA participates in departmental and hospital programs for Quality Assessment and Improvement by identifying opportunities to improve services, making recommendations and implementing actions as appropriate and consistent with the goals of Children Hospital of Philadelphia, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine and Children’s Anesthesiology Associates, Ltd. Job Responsibilities Patient Management – Anesthesiology All performed under the direct supervision of an attending Anesthesiologist Pre-anesthetic evaluation, determination of appropriateness of preparation and physical status of patient for anesthesia and operation as scheduled, physical exam, appropriate lab and radiological studies as indicated, and discussion of anesthesia management and risks Conduct of general, regional, or local anesthesia and monitored anesthesia care in appropriate locations, including: Selection, ordering, and administration of anesthetics, muscle relaxants, and other adjuvant drugs Monitoring and support of vital functions, including but not limited to, management of ventilation and administration of fluids and blood products Ordering and administration of potent analgesics and sedatives to control pain in the perioperative period Airway management and cardiopulmonary resuscitation Vascular access by percutaneous techniques as required, including arterial cannulation and catheterization of central veins, pulmonary arteries, and internal jugular veins Provision of post-anesthetic care including: Airway management and cardipulmonary resuscitation Determination of recovery from anesthesia including level of consciousness, cardiopulmonary stability, and recovery from neuromuscular blockade Level of surveillance required by the patient’s condition Approval of patient discharge from the Post Anesthesia Care Unit This section for those with privileges in Cardiac Anesthesia: Conduct of general and regional anesthesia, including the selection and administration of anesthetics, muscle relaxants, and other adjuvant drugs and monitoring and support of vital functions for: Cardiothoracic procedures requiring cardiopulmonary bypass closed cardiac procedures Catheterization lab procedures in patients with pulmonary hypertension institution of ECMO, Ventricular Assist Devices Vascular access by arterial cut down Job Responsibilities (Continued) Job Responsibilities (Continued) Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations Board Certified Nurse AnesthetistCurrent unrestricted license as a registered nurse in Pennsylvania and any other states as required by the Department based on job dutiesMust maintain Certificate of APN/Prescriptive Authority where required.Must maintain ACLS, PALS, and BCLS Required Education and Experience Required Education: Masters or doctorate degree in nursing, from a Nurse Anesthesia program. Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic Additional Technical Requirements Interpersonal skills and leadership working with people. Ability to complete duties and responsibilities under pressure. Manages priorities and workload quick and accurately. Knowledge of word processing, electronic mail, spreadsheets, etc. Ability to handle multiple tasks, meet deadlines and handle confidential matters professionally. Excellent phone etiquette. Must be able to work flexible schedule.
Mar 23, 2020
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Job Summary The Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM) is an integral member of the collaborative team responsible for the day to day direct care and follow-up of patients on the Special Delivery Unit and in The Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment. The CNM, in a provider role, assesses and manages the health care of the obstetrical patient population. The CNM provides prenatal, intrapartum, and post-partum care in collaboration or consultation with the attending obstetrician. Experience with first assist for cesarean sections and centering pregnancy preferred. The role includes off-shift responsibility including days, nights, evenings, weekends and holidays in order to provide coverage of both inpatient and outpatient units. Job Responsibilities Antepartum, intrapartum and postpartum care for women and their families expecting to give birth to an infant with a fetal anomaly including surgical first assist for cesarean sections. Assess the complex needs of patients. Utilize the data to formulate a plan of care. Analyze the indications, contraindications, risk of complications and cost-benefit of therapeutic interventions. Manage the plan of care through evaluation, modification and documentation according to the patient’s response. Manage changes in condition with a focus on optimizing patient outcomes. Incorporate health promotion, health protection and injury prevention measures into the plan of care within the context of the patient and fetal condition Serve as an educational resource to patients/families, nursing staff and provider team. Acts as a consultant to multidisciplinary health care team members. Participate in scholarly activities including research and education. Participate in own professional development by maintaining required licenses, competencies, identifying learning needs and seeking appropriate educational offerings. Participate in the professional development of others. Demonstrate commitment to patient safety. Speaking up about safety issues and changing practice to enhance safety. Shares errors or potential errors through system reporting mechanism. Demonstrate shared accountability for safe practice. Job Responsibilities (Continued) Job Responsibilities (Continued) Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations ACLS Certification required within 90 days of placement into positionDEA License required within 90 days of placement into positionPrescriptive authority in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania within 90 days of placement into position.NRP, BLS issued through on organization that requires a hands-on instructor lead psychomotor skills verification (ex. American Heart Association or Red Cross)RN and CNM License from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Required Education and Experience Required Education: Master’s In Midwifery (MSN with a focus on Midwifery) Certificate of graduation from First Assist for Cesarean Section Course Required Experience: Minimum of two (2) years of midwifery experience Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic Preferred Experience: Experience in tertiary care setting. First assist surgical training and experience. Centering pregnancy experience. Additional Technical Requirements
Mar 23, 2020
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Lancaster, PA, USA
Job Summary In collaboration with an attending physician, the Front Line Ordering Clinician (FLOC) Nurse Practitioner is responsible for the direct care and follow-up of a population of patients that matches his/her delineation of privileges and skill set. This care is delivered in defined inpatient and hospital-outpatient areas. The components of the role include clinical practice, consultation, professional development, education, and research. The NPs in these roles may be required to have acute/critical care education and certification. The appropriate education/certification will be determined by the scope of the role in a particular practice area. The clinical portion of this role will require increased level of accountability including managing a cohort of high acuity patients. In addition to managing patient care, the FLOC NP may be required to utilize invasive interventions and procedures to promote physiologic stability. The role will also include off-shift responsibility. The off shift rotation schedule may include days, evenings, nights, weekends and holidays and will be determined by the clinical needs of the practice environment. This position will be located at Lancaster General Hospital in Lancaster, PA. Job Responsibilities Assesses the complex acute, critical and chronically ill patient for urgent and emergent conditions. Uses relevant data to evaluate for physiologic instability. Utilizes the data to formulate a plan of care. Performs therapeutic interventions to stabilize acute and critical health problems. Specific interventions are listed in the Scope of Practice Document and approved as a part of the credentialing/privileging process. Analyzes the indications, contraindications, risk of complications and cost-benefits of therapeutic interventions. Manages the plan of care through evaluation, modification and documentation according to the patient’s response to therapy. Manages changes in condition with a focus on optimizing the patient outcomes. Incorporates health promotion, health protection and injury prevention measures into the plan of care within the context of the complex acute, critical and chronic illness. Facilitates the patient’s transitions between and within health care settings. Serves as an educational resource to the patient/family, nursing staff, and provider team. Acts as a consultant to multidisciplinary health care team members. Participates in scholarly activities including research and education. Participates in own professional development by maintaining required competencies, identifying learning needs and seeking appropriate educational offerings. Participates in the professional development of others. Acts as a preceptor and mentor to support the development of nurses, nurse practitioners, students, and other health care providers. Demonstrates a commitment to patient safety by speaking up about safety issues and changing practice to enhance safety. Shares errors or potential errors through system reporting mechanisms. Demonstrates shared accountability for safe practice. Job Responsibilities (Continued) Job Responsibilities (Continued) Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations RN - Registered NurseCertificate of Prescriptive AuthorityAdvanced Practice RoleNational Certification - Nurse Practitioner Required Education and Experience Required Education: Masters/Doctorate in Nursing as applicable to correlating program of study Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic Additional Technical Requirements Ability to work in an inter-professional team setting with multiple responsibilities. Ability to use computer and electronic medical records effectively. Refer to Scope of Practice Document and Clinical Responsibilities Checklist for specific requirements of role. 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.
Mar 23, 2020
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Job Summary 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 Clinical Practice 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 patient’s 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. Care is coordinated 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. Communication Documents the evaluation of nursing interventions and outcomes of nursing care utilizing hospital standards, policies and procedures. Consistently follows safe hand-off practices as defined in patient care standards and procedures. Utilizes and exemplifies safety behaviors for error prevention. Identifies potential safety concerns and communicates with unit leadership as appropriate. Enters safety nets when applicable, including good catch/near miss situations. Effective verbal and nonverbal communication techniques and good listening skills are used to empathically communicate with patients/ families, and colleagues. Encourages patient/family self-advocacy. Job Responsibilities (Continued) Collaboration Demonstrates effective teamwork as a member of the interdisciplinary care team, fostering and exemplifying a culture of respect. Recognizes/addresses situations where disrespectful collaboration may impact patient care and/or create non-collaborative relationships. Seeks resources as needed to resolve situations involving incivility and/or disrespect. Actively participates in interdisciplinary patient care rounds and/or meetings and makes recommendations to the plan of care that reflect nursing goals, interventions, and expected outcomes. Revises the plan of care according to the patient care decisions made on rounds. Incorporates evidence based practice into direct clinical care in collaboration with other members of the multidisciplinary team. Develops and implements effective partnerships with members of the ancillary staff; delegates tasks effectively to assure comprehensive nursing care is provided. Develops and sustains professional, well- boundary, therapeutic relationships with patients and families in which all actions are in the best interest of the patient and family and there is no personal gain at the patient/families expense. Professional Development Models appearance and behaviors that promote a positive image of professional nursing. Expands clinical judgment and critical thinking skills with increased experience Demonstrates mastery of the principles of Family Centered Care, including dignity and respect, information sharing, participation, and collaboration. Demonstrates understanding of optimal patient/family experiences and incorporates into care delivery. Has a working knowledge of patient/family experience results (NRC Picker) at the unit and organizational level. Participates and/or leads in initiatives to improve satisfaction scores. Practices within a shared decision making environment. Familiar with and participates in Shared Governance council activities at the unit and/or department level. Progresses to leading council activities at the unit and/or department levels. Familiar with Magnet designation and the Magnet Model of transformational leadership, structural empowerment, exemplary professional practice, new knowledge and innovations, and empirical outcomes. Participates in ongoing designation activities such as serving as a unit based Magnet champion. Demonstrates fiscal stewardship: Manages own time to accomplish direct/indirect care in a cost-effective manner Conserves unit and organizational resources; assures supplies are not wasted or misused. Does not incur incidental overtime. Understands the implications of the cost of staffing decisions. Identifies observed opportunities for cost savings. Job Responsibilities (Continued) Well informed about the Professional Advancement Program (PEAK) and considers the opportunity to participate. Demonstrates healthcare informatics competency to manage patient care, outcome data, and current and emerging healthcare technology. Understands nursing sensitive outcomes and knows how to navigate the nursing scorecard. Participates and/or leads improvement initiatives to improve outcomes. Identifies own learning needs and actively assures learning needs are met. Seeks out opportunities to meet needs and attends all required programs. Maintains CEU’s for nursing licensure. Maintains compliance with mandatory education and annual nursing competencies. Recognizes individual preferences regarding an environment of constant change and understands change management. Develops effective methods to cope with and incorporate learning from a fast-paced, ever changing environment. Understands the principles and methodology of quality improvement; progresses to participating in and/or leading QI initiatives at the unit or organizational level. Understands and contributes to the science of nursing: Develops a sense of inquiry. Reads articles pertinent to the patient population. Performs literature reviews. Develops clinical questions and advances understanding and application of evidence based practice. Understands the nursing research process and utilizes resources to participate in research projects. Participates in activities that contribute to improving the health of the community. Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations CPR Certification issued through an organization that requires a hands-on instructor lead psychomotor skills verification (ex. American Heart Association or Red Cross)Registered Nursing License or active Temporary Practice Permit in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania or State of New Jersey, depending on the assigned work location.If practicing with an active temporary practice permit, obtains an RN license prior to the expiration of the practice permit. Required Education and Experience Required Education: Nursing Diploma According to the CMS (Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services) a copy of diploma or transcript is required as proof of academic achievement for all non-laboratory personnel performing non-waived POC testing Required Experience: At least one (1) year of RN experience. Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic Preferred Education: BSN Preferred Experience: Prior experience in pediatrics or area of specialty. 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.
Mar 23, 2020
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Job Summary Responsible for the patient care systems and structures that promote the provision of excellent nursing care on the unit(s). Manages all nursing personnel within the unit(s). Collaborates with support staff to ensure the smooth operation of the units. Job Responsibilities Creates and maintains cost effective systems to ensure the availability of adequate staff for unit/program. Identifies optimal patterns of staffing to meet patient care needs of unit/program. Ensures unit/program schedule is prepared in a timely manner to meet needs of employees as well as staffing standards for unit/program Develop systems for daily staffing adjustment within unit/program. Collaborates with nursing supervisors to ensure staffing needs within unit/program and across department are met. Ensures patient care provided by staff in unit/program is consistent with national standards and/or evidence-based practice. Appoints staff representatives to department clinical practice committees. Assists staff with development of effective systems to disseminate practice standards within unit/program. Supervises clinical practice of staff through rounds, assessment of documentation and feedback from families. Ensures that staff participates in educational and clinical development programs to meet specific requirements of patient population served. Knowledgeable of clinical standards of care for patient population served by rehabilitation and acute care child development Collaborates with other departments to foster interdisciplinary practice and meet the needs of patients and families. Works with leadership and staff from other disciplines to create collaborative relationships with nursing staff to meet patient care needs. Works with other departments to ensure that clinical staff have systems and supplies/equipment needed to support patient care. Creates systems for regular family input into care and unit policies. Uses patient satisfaction data and other forms of feedback to improve systems of care. Involves family members in unit decision-making where appropriate. Educates and supports staff to include families in planning and providing care. Develops active quality improvement systems for unit/program and participates in nursing department QI initiatives. Ensures that unit has at least one active quality improvement initiative per year. Ensures that unit is represented on departmental QI committee and participates in department QI initiatives. Actively supports and ensures unit participation in other departmental and hospital initiatives. Ensures unit staff are educated about and comply with hospital patient safety initiatives. Implements and supports human resource and financial initiatives that are part of institutional annual goals. Job Responsibilities (Continued) Job Responsibilities (Continued) Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations RN - Registered Nurse Required Education and Experience Required Education: Bachelor’s degree in Nursing and Master’s degree required. According to the CMS (Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services) a copy of diploma or transcript is required as proof of academic achievement for all non-laboratory personnel performing non-waived POC testing Required Experience: Minimum of two (2) years prior management or leadership experience Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic Additional Technical Requirements Excellent communication skills, excellent leadership ability, excellent judgment.
Mar 23, 2020
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Job Summary The Clinical Coordinator of the International Patient Program is a member of the International Patient Program team and works closely with the Clinical Manager. The Coordinator collaborates regularly with the physicians, clinicians and administrators from multiple Divisions and Departments at CHOP while serving international patients. The Clinician Coordinator provides case coordination and management support to the International Medicine staff for ongoing care of international patients. The Clinical Coordinator also works with international clients, families, patients and their representatives as directed by the Clinical Manager. In this role, the Clinical Coordinator provides support to the ongoing operational and monitoring activities of the International Patient Program which is responsible for facilitating the delivery of excellent and timely pediatric health services for international patients and families. The Clinical Coordinator is integrated into patient services by offering clinical summaries of medical records and coordination of consulting services during clinical case reviews and evaluation requests from international families. The Coordinator ensures efficiency in the operational process. The Clinical Coordinator also provides some case management services as necessary and directed in support of complex international patients who require ongoing review and coordination of services, case summaries, coordination of DME, outpatient pharmacy services, financial summaries, etc. The Clinical Coordinator will be responsible for generating reports regarding individual cases and collaborating with other departments or agencies as directed by the Clinical Manager. Job Responsibilities Clinical Coordination Services: Provide clinical coordination of international cases by facilitating assigned case reviews and evaluation requests. It is the Clinical Coordinator’s responsibility to provide efficient reviews of medical record information and support the efficient processing from the time of the request to the generation of an appointment. Communicates, documents and participates in discharge planning activities when assigned by the Clinical Manager. Assures clinical information and discharge goals are communicated/ transferred to alternative international site providers. The role requires ongoing communication between clinical services and international families and constituencies as assigned for cases requiring ongoing or lengthy services at CHOP. Provides documentation letters of medical diagnoses for assigned cases in order to expedite the Visa application process. Facilitates billing and reimbursement by communicating pertinent and appropriate medical information to CHOP finance department and/or international third party payers when assigned. Works with the Clinical Manager to obtain certification and approval of all hospital stays with international agencies as assigned. Seeks input from attending physician or other care providers as needed to obtain certification and approval of payment. Participates in interdisciplinary discharge planning as assigned with the clinical team caring for international patients. Case Management Responsibilities Review international clinical case review requests and clinical documentation (determine if additional records are needed, determine if clinical records provided are complete and appropriate, review clinical request for clarity around requested services, etc.) Review requested clinical services and identify appropriate clinical services at CHOP to be involved with each case. Support the standard expectations for case review process and provide a summary of the case and pertinent information to the CHOP clinical practices in a timely manner that summarizes the key clinical pieces that are required by each Division. Work with clinicians to identify the probable diagnosis for the case and develop case evaluation scenarios for the development of financial cost estimates (for those without an established case rate). Propose on-site physician visits, diagnostic studies, etc. that would be conducted at the time of the CHOP visit and facilitate coordination of care. Review and validate the clinical case review & evaluation plan with physician and clinician specialist(s). The Clinical Coordinator facilitates care coordination for international patients when they seek care and come to CHOP. S/he provides clinical knowledge during the process and assists in the communication between teams as necessary to keep all constituencies informed. The Clinical Coordinator provides case summaries and letters as assigned for families or international agencies during the delivery of services. Maintain standards of performance for the process of clinical case review and care coordination for international patients. This includes assistance in coordinating appointments and maintaining detailed/accurate schedules of outpatient appointments for international patients. Job Responsibilities (Continued) Job Responsibilities (Continued) Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations RN - Registered Nurse Required Education and Experience BSN from an accredited program. 5 years of pediatric clinical experience. Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic International experience and/or expertise are highly preferred. Utilization and/or case management experience preferred Additional Technical Requirements Fluency in a second language is highly preferred. Broad pediatric clinical knowledge is required. Excellent oral and written communication skills necessary. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to negotiate diplomatically. Ability to work effectively with all departments and all levels of CHOP professionals and with international families and their representatives. Basic knowledge of IS/IT systems is required including ability to use MS Word, Excel. Ability to work collaboratively through consultation with other health care providers Ability to coordinate and implement multiple tasks simultaneously Critical analysis and problem-solving skills. Ability to understand and summarize clinical records, laboratory and radiographic data. Excellent customer service orientation and strong interpersonal skills. Must be very organized and able to work independently.
Mar 23, 2020
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Job Summary 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 Clinical Practice 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 patient’s 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. Care is coordinated 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. Communication Documents the evaluation of nursing interventions and outcomes of nursing care utilizing hospital standards, policies and procedures. Consistently follows safe hand-off practices as defined in patient care standards and procedures. Utilizes and exemplifies safety behaviors for error prevention. Identifies potential safety concerns and communicates with unit leadership as appropriate. Enters safety nets when applicable, including good catch/near miss situations. Effective verbal and nonverbal communication techniques and good listening skills are used to empathically communicate with patients/ families, and colleagues. Encourages patient/family self-advocacy. Job Responsibilities (Continued) Collaboration Demonstrates effective teamwork as a member of the interdisciplinary care team, fostering and exemplifying a culture of respect. Recognizes/addresses situations where disrespectful collaboration may impact patient care and/or create non-collaborative relationships. Seeks resources as needed to resolve situations involving incivility and/or disrespect. Actively participates in interdisciplinary patient care rounds and/or meetings and makes recommendations to the plan of care that reflect nursing goals, interventions, and expected outcomes. Revises the plan of care according to the patient care decisions made on rounds. Incorporates evidence based practice into direct clinical care in collaboration with other members of the multidisciplinary team. Develops and implements effective partnerships with members of the ancillary staff; delegates tasks effectively to assure comprehensive nursing care is provided. Develops and sustains professional, well- boundary, therapeutic relationships with patients and families in which all actions are in the best interest of the patient and family and there is no personal gain at the patient/families expense. Professional Development Models appearance and behaviors that promote a positive image of professional nursing. Expands clinical judgment and critical thinking skills with increased experience Demonstrates mastery of the principles of Family Centered Care, including dignity and respect, information sharing, participation, and collaboration. Demonstrates understanding of optimal patient/family experiences and incorporates into care delivery. Has a working knowledge of patient/family experience results (NRC Picker) at the unit and organizational level. Participates and/or leads in initiatives to improve satisfaction scores. Practices within a shared decision making environment. Familiar with and participates in Shared Governance council activities at the unit and/or department level. Progresses to leading council activities at the unit and/or department levels. Familiar with Magnet designation and the Magnet Model of transformational leadership, structural empowerment, exemplary professional practice, new knowledge and innovations, and empirical outcomes. Participates in ongoing designation activities such as serving as a unit based Magnet champion. Demonstrates fiscal stewardship: Manages own time to accomplish direct/indirect care in a cost-effective manner Conserves unit and organizational resources; assures supplies are not wasted or misused. Does not incur incidental overtime. Understands the implications of the cost of staffing decisions. Identifies observed opportunities for cost savings. Job Responsibilities (Continued) Well informed about the Professional Advancement Program (PEAK) and considers the opportunity to participate. Demonstrates healthcare informatics competency to manage patient care, outcome data, and current and emerging healthcare technology. Understands nursing sensitive outcomes and knows how to navigate the nursing scorecard. Participates and/or leads improvement initiatives to improve outcomes. Identifies own learning needs and actively assures learning needs are met. Seeks out opportunities to meet needs and attends all required programs. Maintains CEU’s for nursing licensure. Maintains compliance with mandatory education and annual nursing competencies. Recognizes individual preferences regarding an environment of constant change and understands change management. Develops effective methods to cope with and incorporate learning from a fast-paced, ever changing environment. Understands the principles and methodology of quality improvement; progresses to participating in and/or leading QI initiatives at the unit or organizational level. Understands and contributes to the science of nursing: Develops a sense of inquiry. Reads articles pertinent to the patient population. Performs literature reviews. Develops clinical questions and advances understanding and application of evidence based practice. Understands the nursing research process and utilizes resources to participate in research projects. Participates in activities that contribute to improving the health of the community. Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations CPR Certification issued through an organization that requires a hands-on instructor lead psychomotor skills verification (ex. American Heart Association or Red Cross) Registered Nursing License or active Temporary Practice Permit in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania or State of New Jersey, depending on the assigned work location. If practicing with an active temporary practice permit, obtains an RN license prior to the expiration of the practice permit. Required Education and Experience Required Education: Nursing Diploma According to the CMS (Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services) a copy of diploma or transcript is required as proof of academic achievement for all non-laboratory personnel performing non-waived POC testing Required Experience: At least one (1) year of RN experience. Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic Preferred Education: BSN Preferred Experience: Prior experience in pediatrics or area of specialty. 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.
Mar 23, 2020
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Job Summary The Clinical Nurse-Float Pool III is a clinically competent practitioner of pediatric, family- centered nursing. The nurse, at this level, provides safe nursing care to the general unit population ICU, Medical, Surgical, and at least 1 specialty area as defined in Supplemental Staffing Nursing Policy, with minimal guidance and bases practice on identified principles and standards of care. Minimum Total Hours: 96 hours per 8 week schedule period (0.3 FTE) Weekend Requirement: 96 hours per 8 week schedule period Department: Flex Team Holiday Requirement (Winter/Summer): None Shifts Available: Weekends Only Job Responsibilities 1. Nursing Practice Follows Nursing Process to deliver safe care: assessment, planning, implementation,and evaluation. Synthesizes patient assessment data and recognizes complex situations prior to communicating with care team. Collaborates with family, team members, and other caregivers to initiate/update plan of care, patient/family education, and discharge needs. Manages care of complex patients utilizing proper prioritization and delegation to appropriate staff. Identifies expected outcomes, revises plan of care when unexpected outcomes arise,and begins to use full range of communication as a means of conveying plan. Documents ongoing evaluation and effectiveness of patient care utilizing current hospital standards, policies, and procedures. Provides care that meets professional standards of practice and meets regulatory requirements. 2. Professionalism/Leadership Role models appearance and behaviors that promote a positive image of nursing. Interacts with parents/patients and colleagues with respect and dignity. Spends “the extra time” with families, listening for avenues to improve on the ideal patient experience. Understands the impact of arriving to work on time, is ready to start the shift, and predicts challenges and obstacles. Provides an accurate patient status report to members of the team that reflect nursing interventions and patient outcomes. Actively participates in patient care rounds and makes recommendations to the plan of care. Chairs and/or participates in unit PPM council and may participate in departmental PPM council. 3. Research Reads nursing articles, analyzes information, and initiates staff discussion(s). Assists with data collection in research studies being conducted in work area. Participates in efforts to apply research findings to clinical practice. Frames basic research questions. Job Responsibilities (Continued) 4. Learning Identifies own learning needs. Seeks out opportunities to meet needs and attends all required programs. Applies education and training from internal in-services to daily work to enhance personal nursing knowledge and skills. Attends education programs related to patient population. Utilizes patient education materials relevant to patient population. Demonstrates healthcare informatics competency to manage patient care, outcome data, and current and emerging healthcare technology, which include: -Basic computer competency, including the effective use of patient care devices, computers, computer software programs such as e-mail and word processing programs, and shared network file space. - Information literacy, including the effective use of the Intranet and Internet to find electronic resources for patient care, nursing practice, and evidence-based decision-making. - Information management skills, including the effective use of the electronic health record and clinical information systems, the ability to collect clinical data using quality tools, and the ability to discuss, evaluate, and analyze outcome data presented in charts and tables. 5. Resource Management Participates in promoting quality, efficient, and cost-effective care. Monitors own usage of supplies and equipment. Identifies opportunities for improvement and makes recommendations. Manages own time to accomplish direct/indirect care in a cost-efficient manner. Job Responsibilities (Continued) Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations Registered Nursing License or active Temporary Practice Permit (PA or NJ) BLS Required Education and Experience Required Education : Graduation from an ACEN and/or CCNE accredited school of nursing or college. Required Experience: According to the CMS (Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services) a copy of diploma or transcript is required as proof of academic achievement for all non-laboratory personnel performing non-waived POC testing 2 years of Pediatric Nursing experience required. Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic Preferred Education: BSN strongly preferred Additional Technical Requirements Computer Competency Basic Use of MS Word 2007. -Creating meeting minutes, charts, and tables. - Saving and naming new and established files. Basic Use of MS PowerPoint 2007. - Creating education presentations using clip art. Basic Use of MS Excel 2007. - Creating simple spreadsheets, sometimes using symbols. Navigation and basic search functions of the Internet using Internet Explorer. Use of MS Outlook 2007 email, opening attachments, attaching new files to emails,and saving attached files to computer. Use of shared network file space. Basic use of computers, printers, monitors, patient care devices, and fax machines. -Navigation and use of Sortec Nurse Call system. Information Literacy Use of Internet and Intranet to look up basic electronic resources for practice. - Ability to find and print Patient Family Education Documents. - Ability to find PPM Department Council minutes from last month. Ability to find and navigate Department of Nursing websites and related linked CHOP resource sites. Ability to perform a literature search on the Internet and ability to find professional journal and/or research-based articles. Ability to evaluate Internet sites for reliability. Information Management Literacy Navigation of electronic health information records Ability to review specific patient data in a clinical information system. Understanding of policies and procedures around timeliness of care, use of a clinical information system, and support of safe nursing practice. -Utilize applicable clinical pathways. Ability to collect raw clinical data using quality tools. Ability to discuss, evaluate, and analyze outcome data in charts and tables. Discuss the responsibilities of each user of an electronic record related to confidentiality and privacy. Coordination of patient care information in a fragmented environment, where there are both electronic and hard copy references.
Mar 23, 2020
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Job Summary The Clinical Nurse-Float Pool II is a clinically competent practitioner of pediatric, family-centered nursing. The nurse, at this level, provides safe nursing care to the general unit population ICU, Medical, Surgical, and at least 1 specialty area as defined in Supplemental Staffing Nursing Policy, with minimal guidance and bases practice on identified principles and standards of care. Minimum Total Hours : 80 hours per 8 week schedule period (0.25 FTE) Weekend Requirement: 36 hours per 8 week schedule period Department: Flex Team Holiday Requirement (Winter/Summer): None Shifts Available: Evenings / Nights / Weekends Job Responsibilities 1. Nursing Practice Follows Nursing Process to deliver safe care: assessment, planning, implementation,and evaluation. Synthesizes patient assessment data and recognizes complex situations prior to communicating with care team. Collaborates with family, team members, and other caregivers to initiate/update plan of care, patient/family education, and discharge needs. Manages care of complex patients utilizing proper prioritization and delegation to appropriate staff. Identifies expected outcomes, revises plan of care when unexpected outcomes arise,and begins to use full range of communication as a means of conveying plan. Documents ongoing evaluation and effectiveness of patient care utilizing current hospital standards, policies, and procedures. Provides care that meets professional standards of practice and meets regulatory requirements. 2. Professionalism/Leadership Role models appearance and behaviors that promote a positive image of nursing. Interacts with parents/patients and colleagues with respect and dignity. Spends “the extra time” with families, listening for avenues to improve on the ideal patient experience. Understands the impact of arriving to work on time, is ready to start the shift, and predicts challenges and obstacles. Provides an accurate patient status report to members of the team that reflect nursing interventions and patient outcomes. Actively participates in patient care rounds and makes recommendations to the plan of care. Chairs and/or participates in unit PPM council and may participate in departmental PPM council. Job Responsibilities (Continued) 3. Research Reads nursing articles, analyzes information, and initiates staff discussion(s). Assists with data collection in research studies being conducted in work area. Participates in efforts to apply research findings to clinical practice. Frames basic research questions. 4. Learning Identifies own learning needs. Seeks out opportunities to meet needs and attends all required programs. Applies education and training from internal in-services to daily work to enhance personal nursing knowledge and skills. Attends education programs related to patient population. Utilizes patient education materials relevant to patient population. Demonstrates healthcare informatics competency to manage patient care, outcome data, and current and emerging healthcare technology, which include: - Basic computer competency, including the effective use of patient care devices, computers, computer software programs such as e-mail and word processing programs, and shared network file space. - Information literacy, including the effective use of the Intranet and Internet to find electronic resources for patient care, nursing practice, and evidence-based decision-making. - Information management skills, including the effective use of the electronic health record and clinical information systems, the ability to collect clinical data using quality tools, and the ability to discuss, evaluate, and analyze outcome data presented in charts and tables. 5. Resource Management Participates in promoting quality, efficient, and cost-effective care. Monitors own usage of supplies and equipment. Identifies opportunities for improvement and makes recommendations. Manages own time to accomplish direct/indirect care in a cost-efficient manner. Job Responsibilities (Continued) Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations Registered Nursing License or active Temporary Practice Permit (PA or NJ) BLS Required Education and Experience Required Education: Graduation from an ACEN and/or CCNE accredited school of nursing or college. Required Experience:  According to the CMS (Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services) a copy of diploma or transcript is required as proof of academic achievement for all nonlaboratory personnel performing non-waived POC testing  2 years of Pediatric Nursing experience required. Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic Preferred Education : BSN strongly preferred Additional Technical Requirements Computer Competency Basic Use of MS Word 2007. Creating meeting minutes, charts, and tables. Saving and naming new and established files. Basic Use of MS PowerPoint 2007. Creating education presentations using clip art. Basic Use of MS Excel 2007. Creating simple spreadsheets, sometimes using symbols. Navigation and basic search functions of the Internet using Internet Explorer. Use of MS Outlook 2007 email, opening attachments, attaching new files to emails, and saving attached files to computer. Use of shared network file space. Basic use of computers, printers, monitors, patient care devices, and fax machines. Navigation and use of Sortec Nurse Call system. Information Literacy Use of Internet and Intranet to look up basic electronic resources for practice. Ability to find and print Patient Family Education Documents. Ability to find PPM Department Council minutes from last month. Ability to find and navigate Department of Nursing websites and related linked CHOP resource sites. Ability to perform a literature search on the Internet and ability to find professional journal and/or research-based articles. Ability to evaluate Internet sites for reliability. Information Management Literacy Navigation of electronic health information records Ability to review specific patient data in a clinical information system. Understanding of policies and procedures around timeliness of care, use of a clinical information system, and support of safe nursing practice. Utilize applicable clinical pathways. Ability to collect raw clinical data using quality tools. Ability to discuss, evaluate, and analyze outcome data in charts and tables. Discuss the responsibilities of each user of an electronic record related to confidentiality and privacy. Coordination of patient care information in a fragmented environment, where there are both electronic and hard copy references.
Mar 23, 2020
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Job Summary Responsible for oversight of organizational safety and clinical operations as well as flow. This position provides leadership and direct day to day effective supervision of staff. Acts as a liaison with physicians, patients, families and staff. Schedules personnel and makes patient care recommendations and ensures effective patient throughput activities. Makes administrative decisions, provides direction and authorizes and acts in the absence of the department manager and hospital administration. Job Responsibilities Financial Stewardship Executes and monitors systems to assure consistent and appropriate resource assignment and utilization. Partners with nurse manager to identify and execute annual unit based quality improvement initiatives that result in a measurable impact on quality, cost and resource utilization. Assures efficient and cost effective utilization of Hospital resources at the unit level for day to day operations, clinical programming and unit based education. Maximizes IT systems to assign staff to meet fluctuations in acuity, census and staffing needs Clinical Excellence Provide leadership for clinical excellence, personnel management, resource management, fiscal accountability and maintenance of positive working relationships with staff, physicians, managers, patients, their families and the public. Assures regulatory compliance i.e., environmental, financial, practice, safety, technological, compliance. Partners with Clinical leaders to execute the action plans for measurable continuous improvement in care outcomes. Executes unit plans to improve patient/family experience by identifying trends, and establishing systems to improve. Ensures staff compliance to systems that promote quality, efficient and cost effective care. Resources daily operations to ensure nursing sensitive indicator metrics are at or above the mean of comparison units. Identifies opportunities for improvement and develops an action plan to improve patient outcomes. Make assessment rounds of all patient care areas throughout the hospital at least once per shift. Provide support, guidance, and education for the staff and assists them as needed. Keeps managers and directors apprised of bed capacity and barriers to patient placements, including the need to consider treat & transfer. Promote problem identification, investigates hospital incidents, facilitate resolution and follow up and communicate as necessary, assists in documentation of incidents. Patient Safety Expert who raises safety concerns timely and appropriately. Collaborates with physicians and nurses to assure appropriate patient placement Creates efficient flow of patients throughout the hospital Assures clinically appropriate inpatient bed assignment Reviews clinical information for scheduled and emergent patient admissions. Expertise in clinical information systems Professional Engagement Manages staff performance through coaching, counseling, goal setting, anecdotal and annual appraisals. Coordinates with other CHOP care team colleagues to support continuous and measurable improvement in systems and process, further engaging staff in their environment. Establishes innovative staff recognition programs that acknowledge staff accomplishment at the unit/program level. Assesses individual and team needs and deploys strategies that foster the succession plan for the team. Aligns resources to assure comprehensive support of the Shared Governance structure; coaches and facilitates staff participation on unit/departmental councils. Creates a unit work climate which achieves high level employment engagement as measured through department specific metrics. Responsible for administrative decisions and appropriate escalation of issues to the DON/AOC/POL Leads and/or participates in Nursing Department initiatives Actively participates in the leadership of the Nursing Department Job Responsibilities (Continued) Advancing Practice Provides opportunities to allow staff to practice at the full scope of their licensure. Assists in developing and deploys systems that assure consistent and appropriate resources for patient management. Sets goals with employee to support development. Supports evidence-based practice by leading and supporting system improvements and measuring outcomes with concise metrics. Innovation and Learning Supports and resources evidence-based practice planning and implementation of educational program/projects. Promotes evidence-based practice and generates research ideas. Identifies and participates in the sharing of best practices throughout the department Job Responsibilities (Continued) Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations Current Basic Life Support (BLS) issued through on organization that requires a hands-on instructor lead psychomotor skills verification (ex. American Heart Association or Red Cross) required. Registered Nursing License in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Required Education and Experience Required Education: BSN. Required Experience: Minimum of five (5) years nursing experience with leadership responsibility. Experience as a unit leader, charge nurse or other relevant patient flow experience. Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic Preferred Education: MSN. Preferred Experience: Two (2) years nursing experience in a pediatric setting Additional Technical Requirements Critical thinking and decisive judgment Ability to work independently Strong critical thinking skills Ability to resolve issues in a positive manner Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written Proficient computer skills including MS Office applications and any applicable clinical software (Kronos, EPIC, Optilink) Demonstrates the ability to facilitate change Planning and organization/long and short term Problem solving Ability to influence/change agent Conflict management Adaptability Takes initiative Excellent leadership ability Excellent judgment
Mar 23, 2020
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Job Summary The Clinical Nurse Float Pool I is a clinically competent practitioner of pediatric, family-centered nursing. The nurse, at this level, provides safe nursing care to the general unit population ICU, Medical, Surgical, and at least 1 specialty area as defined in Supplemental Staffing Nursing Policy, with minimal guidance and bases practice on identified principles and standards of care. Minimum Total Hours: 56 hours per 8 week schedule period (0.175 FTE) Weekend Requirement: 24 hours per 8 week schedule period Department: Flex Team Holiday Requirement (Winter/Summer): None Shifts Available: Evenings / Nights / Weekends Job Responsibilities 1.Nursing Practice Follows Nursing Process to deliver safe care: assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation. Synthesizes patient assessment data and recognizes complex situations prior to communicating with care team. Collaborates with family, team members, and other caregivers to initiate/update plan of care, patient/family education, and discharge needs. Manages care of complex patients utilizing proper prioritization and delegation to appropriate staff. Identifies expected outcomes, revises plan of care when unexpected outcomes arise, and begins to use full range of communication as a means of conveying plan. Documents ongoing evaluation and effectiveness of patient care utilizing current hospital standards, policies, and procedures. Provides care that meets professional standards of practice and meets regulatory requirements. 2. Professionalism/Leadership Role models appearance and behaviors that promote a positive image of nursing. Interacts with parents/patients and colleagues with respect and dignity. Spends “the extra time” with families, listening for avenues to improve on the ideal patient experience. Understands the impact of arriving to work on time, is ready to start the shift, and predicts challenges and obstacles. Provides an accurate patient status report to members of the team that reflect nursing interventions and patient outcomes. Actively participates in patient care rounds and makes recommendations to the plan of care. Chairs and/or participates in unit PPM council and may participate in departmental PPM council. Job Responsibilities (Continued) 3. Research Reads nursing articles, analyzes information, and initiates staff discussion(s). Assists with data collection in research studies being conducted in work area. Participates in efforts to apply research findings to clinical practice. Frames basic research questions. 4. Learning Identifies own learning needs. Seeks out opportunities to meet needs and attends all required programs. Applies education and training from internal in-services to daily work to enhance personal nursing knowledge and skills. Attends education programs related to patient population. Utilizes patient education materials relevant to patient population. Demonstrates healthcare informatics competency to manage patient care, outcome data, and current and emerging healthcare technology, which include: Basic computer competency, including the effective use of patient care devices, computers, computer software programs such as e-mail and word processing programs, and shared network file space. Information literacy, including the effective use of the Intranet and Internet to find electronic resources for patient care, nursing practice, and evidence-based decision-making. Information management skills, including the effective use of the electronic health record and clinical information systems, the ability to collect clinical data using quality tools, and the ability to discuss, evaluate, and analyze outcome data presented in charts and tables. Job Responsibilities (Continued) 5.Resource Management Participates in promoting quality, efficient, and cost-effective care. Monitors own usage of supplies and equipment. Identifies opportunities for improvement and makes recommendations. Manages own time to accomplish direct/indirect care in a cost-efficient manner Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations RN / Temp Practice Permit BLS - Basic Life Support Required Education and Experience Required Education : Graduation from an ACEN and/or CCNE accredited school of nursing or college. Required Experience:- According to the CMS (Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services) a copy of diploma or transcript is required as proof of academic achievement for all non-laboratory personnel performing non-waived POC testing 2 years of Pediatric Nursing experience required. Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic Preferred Education: BSN Additional Technical Requirements Computer Competency Basic Use of MS Word 2007. - Creating meeting minutes, charts, and tables. - Saving and naming new and established files. Basic Use of MS PowerPoint 2007. - Creating education presentations using clip art. Basic Use of MS Excel 2007. - Creating simple spreadsheets, sometimes using symbols. Navigation and basic search functions of the Internet using Internet Explorer. Use of MS Outlook 2007 email, opening attachments, attaching new files to emails, and saving attached files to computer. Use of shared network file space. Basic use of computers, printers, monitors, patient care devices, and fax machines. - Navigation and use of Sortec Nurse Call system. Information Literacy Use of Internet and Intranet to look up basic electronic resources for practice. - Ability to find and print Patient Family Education Documents. - Ability to find PPM Department Council minutes from last month. Ability to find and navigate Department of Nursing websites and related linked CHOP resource sites. Ability to perform a literature search on the Internet and ability to find professional journal and/or research-based articles. Ability to evaluate Internet sites for reliability. Information Management Literacy Navigation of electronic health information records Ability to review specific patient data in a clinical information system. Understanding of policies and procedures around timeliness of care, use of a clinical information system, and support of safe nursing practice. - Utilize applicable clinical pathways. Ability to collect raw clinical data using quality tools. Ability to discuss, evaluate, and analyze outcome data in charts and tables. Discuss the responsibilities of each user of an electronic record related to confidentiality and privacy. Coordination of patient care information in a fragmented environment, where there are both electronic and hard copy references.
Mar 23, 2020
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Job Summary Responsible for oversight of organizational safety and clinical operations as well as flow. This position provides leadership and direct day to day effective supervision of staff. Acts as a liaison with physicians, patients, families and staff. Schedules personnel and makes patient care recommendations and ensures effective patient throughput activities. Makes administrative decisions, provides direction and authorizes and acts in the absence of the department manager and hospital administration. Job Responsibilities Financial Stewardship Executes and monitors systems to assure consistent and appropriate resource assignment and utilization. Partners with nurse manager to identify and execute annual unit based quality improvement initiatives that result in a measurable impact on quality, cost and resource utilization. Assures efficient and cost effective utilization of Hospital resources at the unit level for day to day operations, clinical programming and unit based education. Maximizes IT systems to assign staff to meet fluctuations in acuity, census and staffing needs Clinical Excellence Provide leadership for clinical excellence, personnel management, resource management, fiscal accountability and maintenance of positive working relationships with staff, physicians, managers, patients, their families and the public. Assures regulatory compliance i.e., environmental, financial, practice, safety, technological, compliance. Partners with Clinical leaders to execute the action plans for measurable continuous improvement in care outcomes. Executes unit plans to improve patient/family experience by identifying trends, and establishing systems to improve. Ensures staff compliance to systems that promote quality, efficient and cost effective care. Resources daily operations to ensure nursing sensitive indicator metrics are at or above the mean of comparison units. Identifies opportunities for improvement and develops an action plan to improve patient outcomes. Make assessment rounds of all patient care areas throughout the hospital at least once per shift. Provide support, guidance, and education for the staff and assists them as needed. Keeps managers and directors apprised of bed capacity and barriers to patient placements, including the need to consider treat & transfer. Promote problem identification, investigates hospital incidents, facilitate resolution and follow up and communicate as necessary, assists in documentation of incidents. Patient Safety Expert who raises safety concerns timely and appropriately. Collaborates with physicians and nurses to assure appropriate patient placement Creates efficient flow of patients throughout the hospital Assures clinically appropriate inpatient bed assignment Reviews clinical information for scheduled and emergent patient admissions. Expertise in clinical information systems Professional Engagement Manages staff performance through coaching, counseling, goal setting, anecdotal and annual appraisals. Coordinates with other CHOP care team colleagues to support continuous and measurable improvement in systems and process, further engaging staff in their environment. Establishes innovative staff recognition programs that acknowledge staff accomplishment at the unit/program level. Assesses individual and team needs and deploys strategies that foster the succession plan for the team. Aligns resources to assure comprehensive support of the Shared Governance structure; coaches and facilitates staff participation on unit/departmental councils. Creates a unit work climate which achieves high level employment engagement as measured through department specific metrics. Responsible for administrative decisions and appropriate escalation of issues to the DON/AOC/POL Leads and/or participates in Nursing Department initiatives Actively participates in the leadership of the Nursing Department Job Responsibilities (Continued) Advancing Practice Provides opportunities to allow staff to practice at the full scope of their licensure. Assists in developing and deploys systems that assure consistent and appropriate resources for patient management. Sets goals with employee to support development. Supports evidence-based practice by leading and supporting system improvements and measuring outcomes with concise metrics. Innovation and Learning Supports and resources evidence-based practice planning and implementation of educational program/projects. Promotes evidence-based practice and generates research ideas. Identifies and participates in the sharing of best practices throughout the department Job Responsibilities (Continued) Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations Current Basic Life Support (BLS) issued through on organization that requires a hands-on instructor lead psychomotor skills verification (ex. American Heart Association or Red Cross) required. Registered Nursing License in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Required Education and Experience Required Education: BSN. Required Experience: Minimum of five (5) years nursing experience with leadership responsibility. Experience as a unit leader, charge nurse or other relevant patient flow experience. Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic Preferred Education: MSN. Preferred Experience: Two (2) years nursing experience in a pediatric setting Additional Technical Requirements Critical thinking and decisive judgment Ability to work independently Strong critical thinking skills Ability to resolve issues in a positive manner Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written Proficient computer skills including MS Office applications and any applicable clinical software (Kronos, EPIC, Optilink) Demonstrates the ability to facilitate change Planning and organization/long and short term Problem solving Ability to influence/change agent Conflict management Adaptability Takes initiative Excellent leadership ability Excellent judgment
Mar 23, 2020
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Job Summary The Clinical Nurse III - Cardiothoracic Surgery safely delivers care as a competent-to-proficient practitioner of nursing. The Nurse III, at this level, demonstrates competence in caring for patients with complex problems —specializing in cardiothoracic surgery. In addition, the nurse demonstrates clinical leadership skills by contributing to standards of care and unit goals. The nurse serves as a role model for other staff and a preceptor for new employees. He/she participates in endeavors to increase knowledge. Job Responsibilities Competently scrubs on complex congenital heart cases. Makes daily staffing assignments. Participates in collection of specimens for clinical research projects. Identifies research projects that influence nursing practice in the Cardiac OR. Provides orientation for new staff. Develops systems that promote efficient and cost effective care and quality Job Responsibilities (Continued) Job Responsibilities (Continued) Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations BLS Registered Nursing License in the State of New Jersey or within 6 months of placement into position. RN - PA Required Education and Experience Required Education: Nursing Diploma Required Experience: At least one (1) year of previous RN experience. Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic Preferred Education: BSN Preferred Experience: Prior pediatric or prior experience in area of specialty. Active membership in a professional nursing organization. Preferred Licenses/certificates/registrations: Pennsylvania and New Jersey CNOR Additional Technical Requirements Strong scrubbing and circulating skills. Strong critical thinking skills.
Mar 23, 2020
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Job Summary 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 Clinical Practice 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 patient’s 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. Care is coordinated 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. Communication Documents the evaluation of nursing interventions and outcomes of nursing care utilizing hospital standards, policies and procedures. Consistently follows safe hand-off practices as defined in patient care standards and procedures. Utilizes and exemplifies safety behaviors for error prevention. Identifies potential safety concerns and communicates with unit leadership as appropriate. Enters safety nets when applicable, including good catch/near miss situations. Effective verbal and nonverbal communication techniques and good listening skills are used to empathically communicate with patients/ families, and colleagues. Encourages patient/family self-advocacy. Job Responsibilities (Continued) Collaboration Demonstrates effective teamwork as a member of the interdisciplinary care team, fostering and exemplifying a culture of respect. Recognizes/addresses situations where disrespectful collaboration may impact patient care and/or create non-collaborative relationships. Seeks resources as needed to resolve situations involving incivility and/or disrespect. Actively participates in interdisciplinary patient care rounds and/or meetings and makes recommendations to the plan of care that reflect nursing goals, interventions, and expected outcomes. Revises the plan of care according to the patient care decisions made on rounds. Incorporates evidence based practice into direct clinical care in collaboration with other members of the multidisciplinary team. Develops and implements effective partnerships with members of the ancillary staff; delegates tasks effectively to assure comprehensive nursing care is provided. Develops and sustains professional, well- boundary, therapeutic relationships with patients and families in which all actions are in the best interest of the patient and family and there is no personal gain at the patient/families expense. Professional Development Models appearance and behaviors that promote a positive image of professional nursing. Expands clinical judgment and critical thinking skills with increased experience Demonstrates mastery of the principles of Family Centered Care, including dignity and respect, information sharing, participation, and collaboration. Demonstrates understanding of optimal patient/family experiences and incorporates into care delivery. Has a working knowledge of patient/family experience results (NRC Picker) at the unit and organizational level. Participates and/or leads in initiatives to improve satisfaction scores. Practices within a shared decision making environment. Familiar with and participates in Shared Governance council activities at the unit and/or department level. Progresses to leading council activities at the unit and/or department levels. Familiar with Magnet designation and the Magnet Model of transformational leadership, structural empowerment, exemplary professional practice, new knowledge and innovations, and empirical outcomes. Participates in ongoing designation activities such as serving as a unit based Magnet champion. Demonstrates fiscal stewardship: Manages own time to accomplish direct/indirect care in a cost-effective manner Conserves unit and organizational resources; assures supplies are not wasted or misused. Does not incur incidental overtime. Understands the implications of the cost of staffing decisions. Identifies observed opportunities for cost savings. Job Responsibilities (Continued) Well informed about the Professional Advancement Program (PEAK) and considers the opportunity to participate. Demonstrates healthcare informatics competency to manage patient care, outcome data, and current and emerging healthcare technology. Understands nursing sensitive outcomes and knows how to navigate the nursing scorecard. Participates and/or leads improvement initiatives to improve outcomes. Identifies own learning needs and actively assures learning needs are met. Seeks out opportunities to meet needs and attends all required programs. Maintains CEU’s for nursing licensure. Maintains compliance with mandatory education and annual nursing competencies. Recognizes individual preferences regarding an environment of constant change and understands change management. Develops effective methods to cope with and incorporate learning from a fast-paced, ever changing environment. Understands the principles and methodology of quality improvement; progresses to participating in and/or leading QI initiatives at the unit or organizational level. Understands and contributes to the science of nursing: Develops a sense of inquiry. Reads articles pertinent to the patient population. Performs literature reviews. Develops clinical questions and advances understanding and application of evidence based practice. Understands the nursing research process and utilizes resources to participate in research projects. Participates in activities that contribute to improving the health of the community. Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations CPR Certification issued through an organization that requires a hands-on instructor lead psychomotor skills verification (ex. American Heart Association or Red Cross) Registered Nursing License or active Temporary Practice Permit in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania or State of New Jersey, depending on the assigned work location. If practicing with an active temporary practice permit, obtains an RN license prior to the expiration of the practice permit. Required Education and Experience Required Education: Nursing Diploma According to the CMS (Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services) a copy of diploma or transcript is required as proof of academic achievement for all non-laboratory personnel performing non-waived POC testing Required Experience: At least one (1) year of RN experience. Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic Preferred Education: BSN Preferred Experience: Prior experience in pediatrics or area of specialty. 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.
Mar 23, 2020