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Your Career at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

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 Under the supervision of an attending physician, the 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 the NIICU inpatient 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 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...
Apr 16, 2021
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Job Summary In collaboration with the health care team, the Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) Fellow provides expert population based, family-centered clinical care and clinical consultation within her/his area of expertise to improve outcomes and to promote integrated health care that is safe, equitable, timely, effective, and efficient. The CNS Fellow will be part of a centralized CNS team, and work across the organization in interdisciplinary teams. There will be multiple CNS positions available across the Infant Transitional Care Unit (ITCU), Neurology, General Pediatrics, Rehab/Adolescent, Oncology, and the King of Prussia Hospital. Job Responsibilities Manages the care of complex and/or vulnerable populations through expert direct care, care coordination and collaboration with patients and families and other members of the health care team. Demonstrates a commitment to patient safety by being knowledgeable about evidence and best practices for...
Apr 16, 2021
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia King of Prussia, 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. In the medical inpatient setting, the psychiatric NP will assess, diagnose and treat pediatric patients with co-morbid medical and behavioral health diagnoses. The provider may consult on patients across all hospital services and/or be dedicated to a specific unit. The psychiatric NP will manage his/her own patient case load in collaboration with rotating attending psychiatric physicians. The NP will work within an interdisciplinary team including social work, bedside nursing, hospital pediatric providers, behavioral analysts and psychology. To learn more about our Center for Advanced Practice and innovative programs for our APPs,...
Apr 16, 2021
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. 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 The Children Hospital of Philadelphia, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine and Children’s Anesthesiology Associates, Ltd. Job Responsibilities Patient Management – Anesthesiology All...
Apr 16, 2021
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....
Apr 16, 2021
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,...
Apr 16, 2021
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...
Apr 16, 2021
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Job Summary In collaboration with the health care team, the Clinical Nurse Specialist provides expert family-centered clinical care and clinical consultation within her/his area of expertise to improve outcomes and to promote integrated health care that is safe, equitable, timely, effective, and efficient. There will be multiple CNS positions available across the Infant Transitional Care Unit (ITCU), Neurology, General Pediatrics, Rehab/Adolescent, Oncology, and the King of Prussia Hospital. Job Responsibilities Manages the care of complex and/or vulnerable populations through expert direct care, care coordination, and collaboration with patients and families and other members of the health care team. Demonstrates a commitment to patient safety by being knowledgeable about evidence and best practices for safety, speaking up about safety issues, and changing practice to enhance safety. Shares errors or potential errors through system reporting...
Apr 16, 2021
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...
Apr 16, 2021
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....
Apr 16, 2021
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Job Summary The Progressive Care to ICU program is a professional development pathway that prepares experienced Registered Nurses over a set period of time to work in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. The position would begin in the Progressive Care Unit, where nurses care for medically fragile children with artificial airways and requiring mechanical ventilation. After several months of independent practice in this unit, the nurse is then trained to care for patients with a higher level of acuity in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. 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...
Apr 16, 2021
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...
Apr 16, 2021
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...
Apr 16, 2021
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Job Summary Serves as a consultant, role model, change agent and facilitator, assessing learning needs and in planning, implementing and evaluating educational activities for the Department of Nursing. Job Responsibilities Practice: coordinates programs for staff that assures unit compliance with systems that promote quality patient/family centered care that is equitable; timely; effective; efficient; safe. Utilizes needs assessment data, evaluation data, strategic plan and organizational initiatives to develop or revise educational programs. Leads and/or develops educational programs for healthcare professionals. Supports educational needs of staff in order to provide patient and family education. Establishes systems to assure annual competency assessment. Cooperates with other departments to establish systems that ensure that staff has supplies and equipment needed to support patient care or perform their jobs. Comprehends and utilizes...
Apr 16, 2021
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Job Summary The Progressive Care Unit is a unit within the critical care complex that cares for trach dependent patients. Most patients also require mechanical ventilation. 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...
Apr 16, 2021
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Job Summary The SWAT nurse is a highly skilled, highly trained experienced nurse who provides support to various Nursing Units, including but not limited to ICU, Medical, Surgical, and at least 1 specialty area as defined in Supplemental Staffing Nursing Policy. The SWAT nurse is able to function independently to provide safe, quality and clinically competent care. The SWAT nurse is able to plan, implement, evaluate and document care that is in accordance with organizational policies and procedures. Minimum Total Hours : Status 0.5 to 0.8 FTE Weekend Requirement: Every third weekend Department: Flex Team Holiday Requirement (Winter/Summer): 24 hrs of Winter and 12 hrs of Summer holidays Shifts Avaialble : Rotating Job Responsibilities Nursing Practice Follows Nursing Process to deliver safe care: assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation. Synthesizes patient assessment data and recognizes complex situations prior...
Apr 16, 2021
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...
Apr 16, 2021
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Job Summary The surgical/trauma unit is a 46-bed unit located on the same floor as the perioperative complex. Nurses provide care to patients in the following surgical specialties: general surgery, orthopedic surgery, ENT surgery, urologic surgery, liver and kidney transplant surgery. The unit is the designated non-ICU trauma unit that supports our Level 1 trauma center. Patients arrive on the unit from various locations throughout the hospital including direct admissions, post-operatively, and interdepartmental transfers with a high percentage from the Emergency Department. The unit strives to provide a seamless transition throughout the perioperative complex for surgical patients. May be filling multiple requisitions. 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...
Apr 16, 2021
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Job Summary Thank you for your interest in the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the recruitment process for this position has been placed ON HOLD. If you would still like to be considered for the role, you may apply to this position. When the status of the position returns to active, and if your resume is selected for a department interview, you will be notified. Thank you for considering CHOP. Our appreciation is sincere, knowing your talent is very valued. The Transport Intake Clinical Nurse coordinates/triages transport and referral requests, and participates in the efficient management of patient transfers. This includes working within numerous departmental data entry systems. Operates a variety of communication equipment, such as telephones and computer systems. Acts as a central communication source for all components of the Transport process, including notification of the transport team, coordinating the mode of transport and...
Apr 16, 2021
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...
Apr 16, 2021
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Job Summary A dedicated group of nurses, surgeons, anesthesiologists, surgical technologists, medical assistants, perioperative and anesthesia technicians, and administrative support staff collaborate to provide state of the art family-centered perioperative care for more than 20,000 patients each year. Patients from all over the world undergo both straightforward and complex surgical procedures on a daily basis twenty-four hours each day in a 21 room intraoperative suite. Trainees in all disciplines develop skills that allow them to further the care of children and research efforts and form the foundation for new and innovative perioperative care. Prior Operating Room nursing experience strongly preferred. This requisition may be filling multiple positions . 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...
Apr 16, 2021
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Job Summary The Harriet and Ronald Lassin Newborn/Infant Intensive Care Unit (N/IICU) at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia utilizes the latest technology to provide care for sick newborns and infants. Our nurses are part of an incredible team that includes top neonatologists and pediatric surgeons. You’ll play an essential role in providing the best care for a child, while working with cutting-edge solutions. N/IICU nurses are active participants in cutting-edge research in neonatology, surgery and pediatric subspecialty care, along with supporting deliveries in our Special Delivery Unit. The N/IICU is currently 100 beds spread over 5 individual units, each with its own manager and leadership team. Applications to this requisition include all 5 NICU units. Opportunities available for rotating or night shift positions. This requisition may be filling multiple positions. The Clinical Nurse practices at the level of an advanced beginner to expert practitioner...
Apr 16, 2021
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Job Summary This posting is an application for positions in inpatient units including: medical/surgical, emergency, intraoperative, intensive care units, and rotational unit positions through the Nursing Operations department. Positions may be full-time or part-time. Application is open to soon to be graduates and graduate nurses. This requisition will fill multiple positions. For additional information: http://CHOP Nurse Residency Program The Nurse Resident is a novice-to-advanced beginner-level practitioner of professional nursing. The nurse at this level learns to apply the nursing process and safely performs routine care with guidance, following established nursing procedures, in accordance with, and guided by the CHOP Nursing Professional Practice Model. Promotion to Clinical Nurse is required within 12 months of hire. The Nurse Resident learns to adhere to the organizational and nursing department mission, vision, and values. S/he practices in...
Apr 16, 2021
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Job Summary This posting is an application for positions in inpatient units including: medical/surgical, emergency, intraoperative, intensive care units, and rotational unit positions through the Nursing Operations department. Positions may be full-time or part-time. Application is open to new to practice, currently licensed Registered Nurses, as well as those with less than 12 months of RN work experience. Applicants without an active license should apply to the Nurse Resident--Pending Licensure position. This requisition will fill multiple positions. For additional information: http://CHOP Nurse Residency Program The Nurse Resident is an advanced beginner-level practitioner of professional nursing. The nurse at this level learns to apply the nursing process and safely performs routine care with guidance, following established nursing procedures, in accordance with, and guided by the CHOP Nursing Professional Practice Model. Promotion to Clinical Nurse...
Apr 16, 2021