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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
MAIN - Main Hospital Req ID: 26775 Shift: Days Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time Job Summary Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator coordinates clinical research activities of the Neurocardiac Research Program (NCRP) within the clinical divisions of the Cardiac Center. Facilitates the conduct of clinical research by providing care to research participants as well as activities to support protocol implementation, data collection, and human subject protection. Provides specialized education concerning clinical research studies. Within the scope of clinical research protocols, participates in direct patient care. Accountable for adherence to all policies and procedures surrounding this process and for maintaining up to date knowledge on these policies from IRB, FDA, ICH, GCP and other sources. Preferred applicant: Bachelor of Science in Nursing 5 or more years of pediatric nursing, preferably in pediatric cardiac nursing 2-3 years clinical research experience preferred Successful performance in a high-intensity work environment. Excellent problem identification and problem solving skills. Flexibility. Ability to work in teams and to work autonomously Knowledge of computers and appropriate software packages. Ability to handle multiple tasks. Excellent interpersonal communication, organizational and managerial skills. Job Responsibilities Human Subject Protection: The clinical research nurse coordinator demonstrates leadership in ensuring adherence to ethical practices during the conduct of research studies in order to protect the rights and well being of patients and the collection of quality data. Understands the relevance of the historical development of clinical research to current research and policy Advocates for ethical care of clinical research study patients and the conduct of clinical research in accordance with standards of nursing practice. Promotes ongoing compliance with key ethical concepts by the research team, including informed consent, documentation, respect for persons, beneficence, and justice. Ensures that members of vulnerable populations enrolled in clinical trials are identified and that their rights are addressed. Contributes to the preparation of documentation and submissions for IRB (ethical) approval. Manages potential ethical and financial conflicts of interest for self Identifies and follows institutional procedures to report any falsification of data or scientific misconduct. Job Responsibilities Management of clinical research study protocols: The clinical research nurse coordinator demonstrates leadership in ensuring protocol compliance, financial compliance and effective clinical research study related communication. Facilitates compliance with the requirements of the research protocol and good clinical research practice while remaining cognizant of then needs of cardiac center patient population. Identifies the financial variables that affect research and supports good financial stewardship in clinical research studies. Utilizes multiple communication methods to facilitate the effective conduct of clinical research studies Management of potential and enrolled clinical research study patients [subjects]: The clinical research nurse coordinator demonstrates leadership in ensuring appropriate care for patients during all steps of the research process- recruitment, informed consent and study participation. Utilizes a variety of strategies to enhance recruitment while being mindful of the needs of diverse patient populations. Demonstrates leadership in ensuring patient comprehension and safety during initial and ongoing clinical research study informed consent discussions. Uses a variety of resources and strategies to manage the care of patients participating in clinical research studies, ensuring compliance with protocol procedures, assessments, and reporting requirements as well as management of symptoms Job Responsibilities Data Management: The clinical research nurse coordinator provides leadership to the research team in ensuring collection of source data and completion of documentation that validate the integrity of the conduct of the clinical research study. Complies with regulations, institutional policies, and sponsor requirements governing source data and documentation. Documents assessment, management, and evaluation in source documents for patients in clinical research studies as appropriate to the protocol and role. Educates research and clinical team members regarding appropriate and accurate source documentation for participation in clinical research studies Ensures that relevant data from the source document are abstracted and recorded in the clinical research study case report forms and that every data point can be verified within the source document. Follows appropriate guidelines in making corrections to data entry in clinical records and case report forms as recommended by good clinical practices, standards, or institutional procedures. Ensures that all regulatory documents are processed an maintained per institution, IRB, and GCP regulations Demonstrates proficiency in the use of clinical and research-related computer programs/applications. Job Responsibilities Scientific contribution: The clinical research nurse coordinator contributes to science by supporting the preparation and dissemination of research data, development of new ideas for study, mentorship of students, and own professional development. Participate in the query and analysis of research data. Assist in the preparation of manuscript and poster presentations Generate practice questions as a result of a new study procedure or intervention. Collaborate with the interdisciplinary team to develop innovations in care delivery that have a potential to improve patient outcomes and accuracy of data collection. Identify new questions as a result of study team participation Perform secondary data analysis to contribute to the development of new ideas. Mentor junior staff and students participating as members of the research team. Serve as a resource to a new investigator Disseminate clinical expertise and best practices related to clinical research through presentations, publications, and/or interactions with nursing colleagues. Participates in educational opportunities to increase knowledge about clinical research, regulations and guidance, and the role of the clinical research nurse coordinator. Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations RN - Registered Nurse CPR - Certified Pulmonary Recuscitation Required Education and Experience Required Education: BSN Required Experience: At least three (3) years of experience in nursing/research Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic Preferred Licenses/certificates/registrations: ACRP or SOCRA
Jul 29, 2019
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
MAIN - Main Hospital Req ID: 26688 Shift: Days Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time Job Summary Under the general supervision of the Director, the Case Manager provides clinically-based support to the delivery of effective and efficient patient care. Paces each case from physiological and economic perspectives. Has overall accountability for the utilization management and transition management for patients within the assigned caseload. Partners with Social Workers and collaborates with other health care team members to identify appropriate utilization of resources and to ensure reimbursement. Uses criteria to confirm medical necessity for admission and continued stay. With the patient, family and health care team, creates a discharge plan appropriate to the patient’s needs and resources. Job Responsibilities Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Determines medical necessity, appropriateness of admission, continuing stay and level of care using a combination of clinical information, clinical criteria, and third party information. Intervenes when determinations are not in alignment with clinical information, clinical criteria or third party information to resolve the situation. Documents all case management interventions in the current electronic system (EPIC). Validates admission and continuing stay criteria with third party payers as well as the Attending Physicians. Recommends alternative care sites where appropriate. Collaborates with third party payers to prevent denial of payment and proactively addresses issues contributing to a potential denial. Intervenes to prevent the denial when possible. Supports the effective prevention and management of denials, including providing requested information as part of the appeal process. Assesses the patient and family for continuing care needs to develop, implement and evaluate an effective discharge plan in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team. Uses knowledge of usual length of stay to initiate a plan for discharge. Collaborates and communicates with patients/families related to reimbursement issues and to create a discharge plan. Supports the process of patient choice in establishing a discharge plan. Uses clinical knowledge and knowledge of anticipate response to treatment to assess patient progression towards anticipated outcomes. Communicates and coordinates with the patient/family and health care team to intervene when progression is stalled or diverted. Addresses actual/potential barriers to discharge Completes the interventions necessary for discharges to home with self-care, home with services or short term skilled nursing facility placement. Assembles necessary referrals, discharge summaries and pertinent information for discharge to home, placement, or transfer prior to the day of discharge. Actively contributes to, participates in, and follows through on interventions identified in care coordination and complex patient rounds. Identifies high risk patients and creates a collaborative plan to address their unique needs. Job Responsibilities (Continued) Other Responsibilities: Adheres to established departmental policies, procedures, and objectives. Enhances professional growth and development by accessing educational programs, job related literature, in-service meetings, and workshops/seminars. Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, in-service meetings and workshops. Maintains established department/hospital/system policies and procedures, directives, safety, environmental and infection control standards apprpriate to this position. Demonstrates a courteous and professional manner through interactions with internal and external customers. Integrates scientific principles and research based knowledge in decision making. Exemplifies a professional image in appearance, manner and presentation. Engages in self-performance appraisal, identifying areas of strength as well as areas for professional development. Reseraches, selects and promotes adaptation of best practice findings to ensure quality patient care and optimal outcomes. Adapts behavior as needed to the specific patient population, including but not limited to: respect for privacy, method of introduction to the patient, adapting explanation of services or procedures to be performed, requesting permissions and communication style Performs other related duties as assigned. Job Responsibilities (Continued) Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations RN license in the state of Pennsylvania Required Education and Experience Required Education: Nursing Diploma Required Experience: Five (5) years’ experience. Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic Preferred Education: BSN Preferred Experience: Previous experience with discharge planning or home care experience. Prior experience as a Case Manager or Utilization Reviewer. Previous experience in a pediatric setting or similar adult setting Preferred Licenses/certificates/registrations: CCM or ACM Certifications
Jul 29, 2019
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Req ID: 24298 Shift: Rotating Employment Status: AP - Active - Regular - Part Time Job Summary This Clinical Nurse position is on the Adolescent floor 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. May fill more than one position, part time positions of various hours available 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. Job Responsibilities (Continued) 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. 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. Job Responsibilities (Continued) 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. 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 Registered nurse license in state(s) with jurisdiction over practice location. CPR Certification issued through an organization that requires a hands-on instructor lead psychomotor skills verification (ex. American Heart Association or Red Cross) Required Education and Experience Required Education: Diploma in Nursing 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 Graduation from ACEN and/or CCNE accredited school of nursing or college. Required Experience: At least 12 months of previous RN experience. Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic Preferred Education: BSN Preferred Experience: Prior pediatric experience or prior experience in your area of specialty. Preferred Licenses/certificates/registrations: Active membership in a professional nursing organization.
Jul 29, 2019
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia King of Prussia, PA, USA
Job Summary The Home Care Clinical Nurse is responsible for providing nursing care and services to home care patients in accordance with the CHOP, CHHC standards of practice, policy and procedure and within all regulatory and accrediting agency guidelines. Utilizes the nursing process to deliver nursing care to patients and families. Job Responsibilities Practice: Provides competent care for patients and families based on experience. Nursing practice and documentation is in accordance with CHOP, CHHC standards of care, policy & procedure as well as all regulatory and accrediting agency guidelines. Participates in on –call rotation to meet patient care needs. Professionalism/Leadership: Demonstrates competence in professional practice. Research: Demonstrates an awareness of research and its value to clinical practice. Participates in efforts to apply research findings to practice. Learning Orientation: Participates in the development of professional and educational activities. Examines successes and failures to improve performance. Maintains a blame free environment. Able to identify own learning needs. Seeks out opportunity to meet needs and attends all required programs. Resource Management: Fully understand appropriate utilization of financial resources. Participates in promoting quality, efficient, and cost effective care. Performs other duties as assigned by Home Care Management. Job Responsibilities (Continued) Job Responsibilities (Continued) Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations RN - PA RN License to practice professional nursing in New Jersey within 9 months of hire required for Full/Part time status if position is based in NJ. Required Education and Experience Minimum education: Nursing Diploma Pediatric acute, subacute, other inpatient or Home Care experience Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic Preferred Education: Bachelor’s degree in nursing Preferred Experience: Two (2) years of inpatient nursing with pediatrics/adults or at least one (1) year of home care experience
Jul 29, 2019
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
MAIN - Main Hospital Req ID: 26767 Shift: Rotating Employment Status: AP - Active - Regular - Part Time Job Summary The Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) is a 60 bed, blended acuity, multidisciplinary unit. The PICU serves critically ill children and their families who require the most advanced diagnostic and therapeutic services. These advanced technologies include, but are not limited to, high frequency oscillatory ventilation, nitric oxide and heliox therapies as well as Extra Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) and Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT). Equipped with this advanced technology, nursing care is dedicated to improve survival, hasten recovery, minimize disability and relieve pain and suffering from critical illness and injury in a safe, humane, and respectful manner. Conditions that commonly cause critical illness and injury include respiratory failure, severe infection, poisoning, drug overdose, trauma, extensive surgery, congenital anomalies and immunological disorders. This requisition will 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 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. 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. Job Responsibilities (Continued) 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. 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. Job Responsibilities (Continued) Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations Registered Nursing License in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania or State of New Jersey CPR Certification issued through an organization that requires a hands-on instructor lead psychomotor skills verification (ex. American Heart Association or Red Cross) 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.
Jul 29, 2019
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia 309 E 2nd St, Pomona, CA 91766, USA
MAIN - Main Hospital Req ID: 26742 Shift: Rotating Employment Status: AP - Active - Regular - Part Time 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. We may filling multiple positions. 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. 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. Job Responsibilities (Continued) 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. 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 Registered Nursing License in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania or State of New Jersey CPR Certification issued through an organization that requires a hands-on instructor lead psychomotor skills verification (ex. American Heart Association or Red Cross) 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.
Jul 29, 2019
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Req ID: 23894 Shift: Days Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time 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
Jul 29, 2019
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Req ID: 25694 Shift: Days Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time Job Summary Under the general supervision of the Director, the Case Manager provides clinically-based support to the delivery of effective and efficient patient care. Paces each case from physiological and economic perspectives. Has overall accountability for the utilization management and transition management for patients within the assigned caseload. Partners with Social Workers and collaborates with other health care team members to identify appropriate utilization of resources and to ensure reimbursement. Uses criteria to confirm medical necessity for admission and continued stay. With the patient, family and health care team, creates a discharge plan appropriate to the patient’s needs and resources. We may be filling multiple positions. Job Responsibilities Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Determines medical necessity, appropriateness of admission, continuing stay and level of care using a combination of clinical information, clinical criteria, and third party information. Intervenes when determinations are not in alignment with clinical information, clinical criteria or third party information to resolve the situation. Documents all case management interventions in the current electronic system (EPIC). Validates admission and continuing stay criteria with third party payers as well as the Attending Physicians. Recommends alternative care sites where appropriate. Collaborates with third party payers to prevent denial of payment and proactively addresses issues contributing to a potential denial. Intervenes to prevent the denial when possible. Supports the effective prevention and management of denials, including providing requested information as part of the appeal process. Assesses the patient and family for continuing care needs to develop, implement and evaluate an effective discharge plan in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team. Uses knowledge of usual length of stay to initiate a plan for discharge. Collaborates and communicates with patients/families related to reimbursement issues and to create a discharge plan. Supports the process of patient choice in establishing a discharge plan. Uses clinical knowledge and knowledge of anticipate response to treatment to assess patient progression towards anticipated outcomes. Communicates and coordinates with the patient/family and health care team to intervene when progression is stalled or diverted. Addresses actual/potential barriers to discharge Completes the interventions necessary for discharges to home with self-care, home with services or short term skilled nursing facility placement. Assembles necessary referrals, discharge summaries and pertinent information for discharge to home, placement, or transfer prior to the day of discharge. Actively contributes to, participates in, and follows through on interventions identified in care coordination and complex patient rounds. Identifies high risk patients and creates a collaborative plan to address their unique needs. Job Responsibilities (Continued) Other Responsibilities: Adheres to established departmental policies, procedures, and objectives. Enhances professional growth and development by accessing educational programs, job related literature, in-service meetings, and workshops/seminars. Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, in-service meetings and workshops. Maintains established department/hospital/system policies and procedures, directives, safety, environmental and infection control standards apprpriate to this position. Demonstrates a courteous and professional manner through interactions with internal and external customers. Integrates scientific principles and research based knowledge in decision making. Exemplifies a professional image in appearance, manner and presentation. Engages in self-performance appraisal, identifying areas of strength as well as areas for professional development. Reseraches, selects and promotes adaptation of best practice findings to ensure quality patient care and optimal outcomes. Adapts behavior as needed to the specific patient population, including but not limited to: respect for privacy, method of introduction to the patient, adapting explanation of services or procedures to be performed, requesting permissions and communication style Performs other related duties as assigned. Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations RN license in the state of Pennsylvania Required Education and Experience Required Education: Nursing Diploma Required Experience: Five (5) years’ experience. Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic Preferred Education: BSN Preferred Experience: Previous experience with discharge planning or home care experience. Prior experience as a Case Manager or Utilization Reviewer. Previous experience in a pediatric setting or similar adult setting Preferred Licenses/certificates/registrations: CCM or ACM Certifications
Jul 29, 2019
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Req ID: 25693 Shift: Days Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time Job Summary Under the general supervision of the Director, the Case Manager provides clinically-based support to the delivery of effective and efficient patient care. Paces each case from physiological and economic perspectives. Has overall accountability for the utilization management and transition management for patients within the assigned caseload. Partners with Social Workers and collaborates with other health care team members to identify appropriate utilization of resources and to ensure reimbursement. Uses criteria to confirm medical necessity for admission and continued stay. With the patient, family and health care team, creates a discharge plan appropriate to the patient’s needs and resources. Job Responsibilities Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Determines medical necessity, appropriateness of admission, continuing stay and level of care using a combination of clinical information, clinical criteria, and third party information. Intervenes when determinations are not in alignment with clinical information, clinical criteria or third party information to resolve the situation. Documents all case management interventions in the current electronic system (EPIC). Validates admission and continuing stay criteria with third party payers as well as the Attending Physicians. Recommends alternative care sites where appropriate. Collaborates with third party payers to prevent denial of payment and proactively addresses issues contributing to a potential denial. Intervenes to prevent the denial when possible. Supports the effective prevention and management of denials, including providing requested information as part of the appeal process. Assesses the patient and family for continuing care needs to develop, implement and evaluate an effective discharge plan in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team. Uses knowledge of usual length of stay to initiate a plan for discharge. Collaborates and communicates with patients/families related to reimbursement issues and to create a discharge plan. Supports the process of patient choice in establishing a discharge plan. Uses clinical knowledge and knowledge of anticipate response to treatment to assess patient progression towards anticipated outcomes. Communicates and coordinates with the patient/family and health care team to intervene when progression is stalled or diverted. Addresses actual/potential barriers to discharge Completes the interventions necessary for discharges to home with self-care, home with services or short term skilled nursing facility placement. Assembles necessary referrals, discharge summaries and pertinent information for discharge to home, placement, or transfer prior to the day of discharge. Actively contributes to, participates in, and follows through on interventions identified in care coordination and complex patient rounds. Identifies high risk patients and creates a collaborative plan to address their unique needs. Job Responsibilities (Continued) Other Responsibilities: Adheres to established departmental policies, procedures, and objectives. Enhances professional growth and development by accessing educational programs, job related literature, in-service meetings, and workshops/seminars. Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, in-service meetings and workshops. Maintains established department/hospital/system policies and procedures, directives, safety, environmental and infection control standards apprpriate to this position. Demonstrates a courteous and professional manner through interactions with internal and external customers. Integrates scientific principles and research based knowledge in decision making. Exemplifies a professional image in appearance, manner and presentation. Engages in self-performance appraisal, identifying areas of strength as well as areas for professional development. Reseraches, selects and promotes adaptation of best practice findings to ensure quality patient care and optimal outcomes. Adapts behavior as needed to the specific patient population, including but not limited to: respect for privacy, method of introduction to the patient, adapting explanation of services or procedures to be performed, requesting permissions and communication style Performs other related duties as assigned. Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations RN license in the state of Pennsylvania Required Education and Experience Required Education: Nursing Diploma Required Experience: Five (5) years’ experience. Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic Preferred Education: BSN Preferred Experience: Previous experience with discharge planning or home care experience. Prior experience as a Case Manager or Utilization Reviewer. Previous experience in a pediatric setting or similar adult setting Preferred Licenses/certificates/registrations: CCM or ACM Certifications
Jul 29, 2019
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Req ID: 22680 Shift: Rotating Employment Status: AX - Active - Per Diem Job Summary The UP2 Clinical Nurse meets the established staffing and scheduling expectations for the position. Maintenance of all competencies and required educational programs relevant to the unit patient population is required. UP 2 Clinical Nurses practice as Clinical Nurses in accordance with the following, which is consistent for all RNs with this job title: The Clinical Nurse practices at the level of an advanced beginner to expert practitioner of professional nursing in accordance with, and guided by the CHOP Nursing Professional Practice Model. The nurse at this level demonstrates competence in caring for patients and families and progresses to caring for those with the most complex problems/highest acuity in the designated clinical area. Provides age/developmentally appropriate care. Care is delivered through RN leadership for patient care within the framework of family-centered care. The Clinical Nurse adheres to the organizational and nursing department mission, vision, and values. S/he practices in accordance with the ANA Code of Ethics; the ANA Standards of Clinical Nursing Practice; practice standards of applicable specialty nursing organizations; and CHOP developed standards of nursing practice. The professional nurse practices within the defined scope of practice designated by the Nurse Practice Acts of Pennsylvania and/or New Jersey, depending on the assigned work site. The Perianesthesia Care Unit (PACU) is located in 4 West Tower and encompasses 46 private rooms. Staffing consists of registered nurses, clinical support associates, patient services associates, nursing students, PARC staff, a child life therapist, and an office coordinator. The PACU provides preoperative and postoperative care to all types of surgical patients and also to those patients receiving general anesthesia in other departments in the Main and Wood buildings of CHOP and at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. These services are provided 24/7 through in-house coverage or an on-call system. The staff also aids in the completion and accuracy of patient chart preparation through the Chart Center. This requisition is filling multiple positions. 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. Coordinates care across the continuum – understands and utilizes case management resources. Consistently follows evidence based practice bundles and nursing standards/procedures to provide nursing care that eliminates preventable events of patient harm and promotes excellent patient outcomes. Recognizes and addresses situations which present ethical dilemmas and/or moral distress. Takes steps to actively address the situation. Seeks resources as needed to resolve the situation. Demonstrates competence in teaching patients/families and progresses to an expert educator of patients/families. Evaluates and documents the care provided on each assigned shift. Accountable for the rapid adoption and implementation of clinical practice changes into own practice. 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. Uses effective verbal and nonverbal communication techniques and good listening skills to empathetically communicate with patients/ families, and colleagues. Encourages patient/family self-advocacy. 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- boundaried, 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. Job Responsibilities (Continued) 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. 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. Job Responsibilities (Continued) Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations BLS - Basic Life Support RN - Registered Nurse Required Education and Experience Required Education: Graduation from ACEN and/or CCNE accredited school of nursing or college. Required Experience: At least 12 months of previous pediatric nursing experience required, or completion of CHOP Nurse Residency Program. Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic Preferred Education: BSN highly preferred. Preferred Licenses/certificates/registrations: Active membership in a professional nursing organization preferred. .
Jul 29, 2019
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is leading the way for innovation in pediatric healthcare. Being part of our nationally renowned pediatric Transport Team allows you the opportunity to deliver expert, specialized care while providing safe and efficient transport of critically ill or injured infants and children. By utilizing the CHOP Nursing Professional Practice Model, we aim to demonstrate the highest level of competence in caring for patients and family with the most complex problems/highest acuity beyond the doors of our hospital. Our established transport teams aid in the transportation of families locally and abroad, allowing the opportunity for further learning and exploration. Job Summary The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is leading the way for innovation in pediatric healthcare. Being part of our nationally renowned pediatric Transport Team allows you the opportunity to deliver expert, specialized care while providing safe and efficient transport of critically ill or injured infants and children. By utilizing the CHOP Nursing Professional Practice Model, we aim to demonstrate the highest level of competence in caring for patients and family with the most complex problems/highest acuity beyond the doors of our hospital. Our established transport teams aid in the transportation of families locally and abroad, allowing the opportunity for further learning and exploration. 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. 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. Job Responsibilities (Continued) 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. 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. Job Responsibilities (Continued) Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations Registered Nursing License in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania or State of New Jersey CPR Certification issued through an organization that requires a hands-on instructor lead psychomotor skills verification (ex. American Heart Association or Red Cross) 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.
Jul 29, 2019
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. 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. Job Responsibilities (Continued) 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. 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. Job Responsibilities (Continued) Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations Registered Nursing License in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania or State of New Jersey CPR Certification issued through an organization that requires a hands-on instructor lead psychomotor skills verification (ex. American Heart Association or Red Cross) 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.
Jul 29, 2019
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Req ID: 26046 Shift: Rotating Employment Status: AP - Active - Regular - Part Time 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 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. This requisition will fill multiple positions. 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. 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. Job Responsibilities (Continued) 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. 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. Job Responsibilities (Continued) Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations Registered Nursing License in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania or State of New Jersey CPR Certification issued through an organization that requires a hands-on instructor lead psychomotor skills verification (ex. American Heart Association or Red Cross) 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.
Jul 29, 2019
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Req ID: 19728 Shift: Days Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time Job Summary May be filling multiple positions. Willing to consider interest in both full-time and part-time status (40 biweekly hours or more). The Cardiac Center Referral Nurse Navigator and Outreach Specialist will provide guidance,oversight, and coordination to the following activities: Represents patients and families coming to CHOP from local, regional and national,and international sources including referring physicians, hospitals, community at-large,and other ancillary agencies by coordinating their care. Works independently to develop patient, family and provider relationships and achieve targeted goals. Coordinates patient care services and maintains interpersonal relationships with patients, families and referral sources, from initial contact to discharge. Works with the Cardiac Center Outreach and Referral Manager and Service Line Director to assist in the development and implementation of outreach activities for the Cardiac Center. Job Responsibilities 1. Patient Navigator Responsibilities Coordinates care with referring clinicians, patients, and families to ensure ease of access and ongoing communication, continually striving to enhance the CHOP experience, focusing on family centered care. Coordinates a plan of care for referral patients and families and is the person of contact with their referring physician. Maintains a relationship with the patient/family throughout the course of their care, from initial contact to the end of their hospitalization, providing the patient and referring physician with updates and pertinent medical information. Meets with local and regional referring physicians and their staff at least once every three months to discuss the Cardiac Center and any issues/concerns/suggestions. Maintains continual contact as required. Identifies potential referring physicians and develops a strategy to encourage them to become CHOP referring physicians, and works to establish ongoing relationships. Identifies and attends regional and national conferences, completing applications and arranging for ads, inserts, organizing speakers when needed and manages booth presence. 2. Strategic Planning Develops and Implements strategies to increase utilization of the Cardiac Center services, programs and physicians. Identifies and evaluates new markets, to include statistical analysis of potential markets, estimates of growth, identification of client needs, and competitive analyses. Identifies, designs and implements new strategies that will increase Cardiac Center program and service utilization. Maintains a thorough knowledge of the market and assists in the development of marketing strategies Periodically develops, refines and updates referral and survey tools such as fact sheets, educational DVDs and Web Sites. Works with the Outreach and Referral Manager to develop and implement survey tools for referring physicians and cardiac families. Provides feedback including market intelligence information as appropriate to the Service Line Director and Outreach and Referral Manager. 3. Resource Utilization and Collaboration Collaborates with all appropriate CHOP departments to strengthen relationships and facilitate the referral process. Meets routinely with strategic internal partners – Cardiac Center Programs, Cardiology, Nursing, Cardiac Surgery and Cardiac Anesthesia, Lymphatic Program, Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program, CME Office, Marketing, Neonatal Outreach and Fetal Heart Program to ensure consistent messaging to referral audiences and alignment of key program initiatives. Marketing and Web Teams - Works with the Web and Marketing Teams to maintain current, accurate information about the Cardiac Center via print or Web. Assists in the development of new content based on the changing needs of the Cardiac Center and our referral base. Job Responsibilities (Continued) 4. Data Management Captures, tracks and develops reporting mechanisms on key indicators Develops and maintains a physician/referral contacts database. Provides referral demographics (reports) and analyses to support departmental growth objectives. Establishes and maintains metrics in relation to outreach priorities and departmental initiatives. Other data needs as determined by Service Line and Outreach and Referral Director. 5. Leadership Acts as a resource and mentor for other Cardiac Center staff i.e. intake center staff, cardiology administrative support staff, regarding patient or family processes or procedure inquiries, and complex patient issues. Continually evaluates communication processes with all stake holders (referring physicians, hospitals, CHOP Faculty and staff, families/patients, etc.) and recommends strategies to improve if needed. Works to educate Cardiac Center team members who communicate with families regarding access questions, cardiac procedures, potential course of hospitalization, etc. as needed opportunities arise. Provides coverage or support for the Cardiac Center Outreach and Referral Manager when needed. 6. Other duties as assigned Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations RN - Active License Required Education and Experience Required Education: Graduation from an ACEN and/or CCNE accredited school of nursing or college Required Experience: At least three (3) years of prior cardiac nursing experience. Experience in fast-paced and complex pediatric healthcare environment. Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic Preferred Education: Bachelor’s degree Preferred Experience: Experience in pediatric CICU
Jul 29, 2019
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Req ID: 25537 Shift: Days Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time Job Summary Clinical Research Nurse Team Manager- Anesthesiology and Critical Care is responsible for the overall coordination of all clinical research activities within the Division of Critical Care Medicine. Facilitates the conduct of clinical research, and assures all staff and principal investigators practice within GCP guidelines. In collaboration with DivisionAdministrator and Research Business Manager, oversees the financial and administrative aspects of the divisions’ clinical research activities, including budget preparation and financial management of studies. Supervises all other research personnel within the clinical division. Provides education and mentorship to staff regarding research studies. Participates in direct patient care only within the scope of clinical research protocols. Job Responsibilities Direct and facilitate the development and timely completion of clinical research studies in the division in relation to: Protocol development Subject screening, consenting and enrollment Study training and staff assignment Data collection and maintenance of study records Study conduct is within good practice guidelines Database input and management for statistical analyses Supervise all clinical research personnel within the division: Recruit, develop and retain qualified, competent staff. Conduct performance evaluations, coaching, and discipline as necessary for all research study personnel, including work study students and summer interns. Monitor time and attendance and approve paid time off. Oversee and assist in the development of ways to encourage/incent/reward excellent job performance. Perform administrative functions to ensure quality and compliance with institutional policies and state and federal regulations related to clinical research: Assist Division Chief, Research Directors and Division Administrator in managing divisional research budgets in accordance with established guidelines. Meet regularly with Research Business Manager regarding study budgets, income, and expenses. Facilitate the timely completion and quality assurance of regulatory documents related to each study; act as a resource for research regulatory documentation. Collaborate with the principal investigators on new initiatives. Develop, maintain, and present management reports on clinical research activity within the division. Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations SOCRA or ACRP certification (1 yr) Required Education and Experience Bachelor’s Degree with minimum 7-9 years clinical research experience or a Masters Degree in Public Health (or related field) with at least 5-7 years clinical research experience. Experience with IND or IDE clinical trials Demonstrated ability to work independently and drive processes Demonstrated ability to manage projects and/or teams Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic Bachelor’s Science Nursing (BSN) Master’s degree preferred RN - Registered Nurse Pediatric experience preferred ACRP (1 Year) Graduate of an ACEN and/or CCNE accredited school of nursing or college 3 years clinical nursing experience 3-5 years clinical research experience Previous supervisory experience Previous experience with research financial management Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic More advanced degree in related field or 5 additional years of experience. Previous pediatric clinical nursing experience Previous pediatric ICU experience
Jul 29, 2019
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Req ID: 21790 Shift: Rotating Employment Status: AP - Active - Regular - Part Time Job Summary May be filling multiple positions. 2+ years of cardiac or ICU RN experience strongly preferred. The Evelyn and Daniel M. Tabas Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU) is one of the largest in the world dedicated to the treatment of children with congenital heart disease. This state-of-the-art CICU is designed and staffed to care for infants and children during the most intense period of their treatment. 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. Job Responsibilities (Continued) 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. 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. Job Responsibilities (Continued) 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. 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 BLS - Basic Life Support RN - Registered Nurse Required Education and Experience Required Education: Graduation from ACEN and/or CCNE accredited school of nursing or college. Required Experience: At least 12 months of previous RN experience Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic Preferred Education: BSN strongly preferred. Preferred Experience: Prior pediatric experience or prior experience in your area of specialty. Active membership in a professional nursing organization.
Jul 29, 2019
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Req ID: 25157 Shift: Rotating Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time Job Summary 4E/4S is a 46-bed unit located on the same floor as the perioperative complex. Our 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. Our goal is to provide the best care and overall experience for our patients and families. In addition, we strive to provide a seamless transition throughout the perioperative complex for our surgical patients. 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 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. Job Responsibilities (Continued) 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. 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. Job Responsibilities (Continued) 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. 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 Registered nurse license in state(s) with jurisdiction over practice location. CPR Certification issued through an organization that requires a hands-on instructor lead psychomotor skills verification (ex. American Heart Association or Red Cross) Required Education and Experience Required Education: Diploma in Nursing 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 Graduation from ACEN and/or CCNE accredited school of nursing or college. Required Experience: At least 12 months of previous RN experience. Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic Preferred Education: BSN Preferred Experience: Prior pediatric experience or prior experience in your area of specialty. Preferred Licenses/certificates/registrations: Active membership in a professional nursing organization.
Jul 29, 2019
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Req ID: 26431 Shift: Any Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time 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 OR RN experience strongly preferred. 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 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. 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. Job Responsibilities (Continued) 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. 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. Job Responsibilities (Continued) Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations Registered Nursing License in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania or State of New Jersey CPR Certification issued through an organization that requires a hands-on instructor lead psychomotor skills verification (ex. American Heart Association or Red Cross) 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.
Jul 29, 2019
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Req ID: 26478 Shift: Any Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time Job Summary The PACU provides preoperative and postoperative care to all types of surgical patients and also to those patients receiving general anesthesia in other departments in the Main and Wood buildings of CHOP and at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. These services are provided 24/7 through in-house coverage or an on-call system. The staff also aids in the completion and accuracy of patient chart preparation through the Chart Center. This requisition is 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 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. 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. Job Responsibilities (Continued) 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. 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. Job Responsibilities (Continued) Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations Registered Nursing License in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania or State of New Jersey CPR Certification issued through an organization that requires a hands-on instructor lead psychomotor skills verification (ex. American Heart Association or Red Cross) 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.
Jul 29, 2019
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
MAIN - Main Hospital Req ID: 26969 Shift: Rotating Employment Status: AP - Active - Regular - Part Time Job Summary May be filling multiple positions. The Cardiac Care Unit is a 27-bed state-of-the-art cardiac telemetry unit designed exclusively to provide care for children requiring short- or long-term intermediate-level care. 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. 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. Job Responsibilities (Continued) 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. 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 Registered Nursing License in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania or State of New Jersey CPR Certification issued through an organization that requires a hands-on instructor lead psychomotor skills verification (ex. American Heart Association or Red Cross) 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.
Jul 29, 2019
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. 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. Job Responsibilities (Continued) 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. 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. Job Responsibilities (Continued) Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations Registered Nursing License in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania or State of New Jersey CPR Certification issued through an organization that requires a hands-on instructor lead psychomotor skills verification (ex. American Heart Association or Red Cross) 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.
Jul 29, 2019
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Req ID: 26487 Shift: Rotating Employment Status: AP - Active - Regular - Part Time 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. Minimum Total Hours: 0.9 or 1.0 FTE Weekend Requirement: Every third weekend Department: Flex Team Holiday Requirement (Winter/Summer): 24 hours of Winter and 12 hours of Summer holidays Shifts Available: Rotating 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. Job Responsibilities (Continued) 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. 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. o 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. o 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 BLS RN - Registered Nurse Required Education and Experience Required Education: Graduation from ACEN and/or CCNE accredited school of nursing or college. Required Experience: At least 12 months of previous RN experience. Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic Preferred Education: BSN Preferred Experience: Prior pediatric experience or prior experience in your area of specialty. Active membership in a professional nursing organization.
Jul 29, 2019
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Req ID: 617 Shift: Days Employment Status: AX - Active - Per Diem Job Summary Under the general supervision of the Director, the Case Manager provides clinically-based support to the delivery of effective and efficient patient care. Paces each case from physiological and economic perspectives. Has overall accountability for the utilization management and transition management for patients within the assigned caseload. Partners with Social Workers and collaborates with other health care team members to identify appropriate utilization of resources and to ensure reimbursement. Uses criteria to confirm medical necessity for admission and continued stay. With the patient, family and health care team, creates a discharge plan appropriate to the patient’s needs and resources. Job Responsibilities Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Determines medical necessity, appropriateness of admission, continuing stay and level of care using a combination of clinical information, clinical criteria, and third party information. Intervenes when determinations are not in alignment with clinical information, clinical criteria or third party information to resolve the situation. Documents all case management interventions in the current electronic system (EPIC). Validates admission and continuing stay criteria with third party payers as well as the Attending Physicians. Recommends alternative care sites where appropriate. Collaborates with third party payers to prevent denial of payment and proactively addresses issues contributing to a potential denial. Intervenes to prevent the denial when possible. Supports the effective prevention and management of denials, including providing requested information as part of the appeal process. Assesses the patient and family for continuing care needs to develop, implement and evaluate an effective discharge plan in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team. Uses knowledge of usual length of stay to initiate a plan for discharge. Collaborates and communicates with patients/families related to reimbursement issues and to create a discharge plan. Supports the process of patient choice in establishing a discharge plan. Uses clinical knowledge and knowledge of anticipate response to treatment to assess patient progression towards anticipated outcomes. Communicates and coordinates with the patient/family and health care team to intervene when progression is stalled or diverted. Addresses actual/potential barriers to discharge Completes the interventions necessary for discharges to home with self-care, home with services or short term skilled nursing facility placement. Assembles necessary referrals, discharge summaries and pertinent information for discharge to home,placement, or transfer prior to the day of discharge. Actively contributes to, participates in, and follows through on interventions identified in care coordination and complex patient rounds. Identifies high risk patients and creates a collaborative plan to address their unique needs. Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations Registered Nursing License in The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (Active) Required Education and Experience Nursing Diploma required. BSN preferred. Minimum of three (3) years experience as clinical nurse in an acute care pediatric setting required. Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic Previous experience with discharge planning or home care experience preferred. Prior experience as a Case Manager or Utilization Reviewer preferred.
Jul 29, 2019