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Your Career at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

At Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), we help children grow and thrive — and we offer these same opportunities to the professionals who make up our team. CHOP is a unique work environment, with exceptional team members, supportive managers and state-of-the-art training. Our employees are all empowered to realize their well-defined goals, because we believe everyone makes a difference — it’s the very foundation on which our hospital is built.

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

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

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

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

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
MAIN - Main Hospital Req ID: 26996 Shift: Rotating Employment Status: AX - Active - Per Diem Job Summary The Clinical Nurse-Float Pool III is a clinically competent practitioner of pediatric, family- centered nursing. The nurse, at this level, provides safe nursing care to the general unit population ICU, Medical, Surgical, and at least 1 specialty area as defined in Supplemental Staffing Nursing Policy, with minimal guidance and bases practice on identified principles and standards of care. Minimum Total Hours: 96 hours per 8 week schedule period (0.3 FTE) Weekend Requirement: 96 hours per 8 week schedule period Department: Flex Team Holiday Requirement (Winter/Summer): None Shifts Available: Weekends Only Job Responsibilities 1. Nursing Practice Follows Nursing Process to deliver safe care: assessment, planning, implementation,and evaluation. Synthesizes patient assessment data and recognizes complex situations prior to communicating with care team. Collaborates with family, team members, and other caregivers to initiate/update plan of care, patient/family education, and discharge needs. Manages care of complex patients utilizing proper prioritization and delegation to appropriate staff. Identifies expected outcomes, revises plan of care when unexpected outcomes arise,and begins to use full range of communication as a means of conveying plan. Documents ongoing evaluation and effectiveness of patient care utilizing current hospital standards, policies, and procedures. Provides care that meets professional standards of practice and meets regulatory requirements. 2. Professionalism/Leadership Role models appearance and behaviors that promote a positive image of nursing. Interacts with parents/patients and colleagues with respect and dignity. Spends “the extra time” with families, listening for avenues to improve on the ideal patient experience. Understands the impact of arriving to work on time, is ready to start the shift, and predicts challenges and obstacles. Provides an accurate patient status report to members of the team that reflect nursing interventions and patient outcomes. Actively participates in patient care rounds and makes recommendations to the plan of care. Chairs and/or participates in unit PPM council and may participate in departmental PPM council. 3. Research Reads nursing articles, analyzes information, and initiates staff discussion(s). Assists with data collection in research studies being conducted in work area. Participates in efforts to apply research findings to clinical practice. Frames basic research questions. Job Responsibilities (Continued) 4. Learning Identifies own learning needs. Seeks out opportunities to meet needs and attends all required programs. Applies education and training from internal in-services to daily work to enhance personal nursing knowledge and skills. Attends education programs related to patient population. Utilizes patient education materials relevant to patient population. Demonstrates healthcare informatics competency to manage patient care, outcome data, and current and emerging healthcare technology, which include: -Basic computer competency, including the effective use of patient care devices, computers, computer software programs such as e-mail and word processing programs, and shared network file space. - Information literacy, including the effective use of the Intranet and Internet to find electronic resources for patient care, nursing practice, and evidence-based decision-making. - Information management skills, including the effective use of the electronic health record and clinical information systems, the ability to collect clinical data using quality tools, and the ability to discuss, evaluate, and analyze outcome data presented in charts and tables. 5. Resource Management Participates in promoting quality, efficient, and cost-effective care. Monitors own usage of supplies and equipment. Identifies opportunities for improvement and makes recommendations. Manages own time to accomplish direct/indirect care in a cost-efficient manner. Job Responsibilities (Continued) Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations Registered Nursing License or active Temporary Practice Permit (PA or NJ) BLS Required Education and Experience Required Education: Graduation from an ACEN and/or CCNE accredited school of nursing or college. Required Experience: According to the CMS (Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services) a copy of diploma or transcript is required as proof of academic achievement for all non-laboratory personnel performing non-waived POC testing 2 years of Pediatric Nursing experience required. Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic Preferred Education: BSN strongly preferred
Oct 12, 2019
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
MAIN - Main Hospital Req ID: 28631 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. 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.
Oct 12, 2019
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
Oct 12, 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.
Oct 12, 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
Oct 12, 2019
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
3550 MKT - Care Network-Market Street Req ID: 27807 Shift: Days Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time Job Summary Adolescent Initiative program is seeeking a entry level RN to work as a team member in the Adolescent Initiative program to coordinate efforts within the CHOP network to implement routine HIV screening across a variety of settings, including primary care, emergency department. Duties include Work as part of an interdisciplinary team Proficient in EHR’s (particularly EPIC) Coordinate and troubleshoot HIV screening efforts in primary care settings at CHOP Collaborate with the emergency department on HIV screening efforts for youth in the ED Be familiar with HIV routine screening guidelines Provide ongoing training and troubleshooting for HIV screening implementation across sites Provide ongoing training and understanding of adolescent development including sexual history taking Understand and translate testing data populated from EHR Understand POCT and lab based HIV testing options Job Responsibilities Expected to Perform all CRC Core responsibilities (as applicable): Adhere to an IRB approved protocol Coordinate protocol related research procedures, study visits, and follow-up care Participate in the informed consent process of study subjects, screen, recruit and enroll patients/research participants Support the safety of clinical research patients/research participants Educate subjects and family on protocol, study intervention, study drug, etc. Register study on ClinicalTrial.gov Facilitate pre-study, site qualification,study initiation, and monitoring visits Facilitate study close out activities Coordinate research/project team meetings Collect, process and ship laboratory specimens Maintain study source documents and regulatory documents Report adverse events Comply with Institutional, federal, state, and sponsor policies, standard operating procedures (SOPs) and guidelines Job Responsibilities (Continued) Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations CPR Certification Registered Nursing License in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania or in the State of New Jersey, depending on the assigned work location. Required Education and Experience Required Education: Associates Degree in Nursing Required Experience: One (1) year of experience in nursing/research Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic Preferred Education: Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree Preferred Licenses/certificates/registrations: ACRP or SOCRA
Oct 12, 2019
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
MAIN - Main Hospital Req ID: 27201 Shift: Days Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time Job Summary 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. 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.
Oct 12, 2019
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Req ID: 25745 Shift: Rotating Employment Status: AP - Active - Regular - Part Time Job Summary Participants in the Cardiac Center ICU training program will begin orientation in the Cardiac Care Unit, with a plan to transition to the CICU. Depending on level of experience, may orient at 76 biweekly hours. 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 26-bed Cardiac Intensive Care Unit is one of the largest dedicated CICUs in the world. All current technologies to support the treatment of patients with cardiac disorders are available here. The CICU is design and staffed to care for the 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. 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.
Oct 12, 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.
Oct 12, 2019
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
MAIN - Main Hospital Req ID: 26995 Shift: Rotating Employment Status: AX - Active - Per Diem Job Summary The Clinical Nurse-Float Pool II is a clinically competent practitioner of pediatric, family-centered nursing. The nurse, at this level, provides safe nursing care to the general unit population ICU, Medical, Surgical, and at least 1 specialty area as defined in Supplemental Staffing Nursing Policy, with minimal guidance and bases practice on identified principles and standards of care. Minimum Total Hours: 80 hours per 8 week schedule period (0.25 FTE) Weekend Requirement: 36 hours per 8 week schedule period Department: Flex Team Holiday Requirement (Winter/Summer): None Shifts Available: Evenings / Nights / Weekends Job Responsibilities 1. Nursing Practice Follows Nursing Process to deliver safe care: assessment, planning, implementation,and evaluation. Synthesizes patient assessment data and recognizes complex situations prior to communicating with care team. Collaborates with family, team members, and other caregivers to initiate/update plan of care, patient/family education, and discharge needs. Manages care of complex patients utilizing proper prioritization and delegation to appropriate staff. Identifies expected outcomes, revises plan of care when unexpected outcomes arise,and begins to use full range of communication as a means of conveying plan. Documents ongoing evaluation and effectiveness of patient care utilizing current hospital standards, policies, and procedures. Provides care that meets professional standards of practice and meets regulatory requirements. 2. Professionalism/Leadership Role models appearance and behaviors that promote a positive image of nursing. Interacts with parents/patients and colleagues with respect and dignity. Spends “the extra time” with families, listening for avenues to improve on the ideal patient experience. Understands the impact of arriving to work on time, is ready to start the shift, and predicts challenges and obstacles. Provides an accurate patient status report to members of the team that reflect nursing interventions and patient outcomes. Actively participates in patient care rounds and makes recommendations to the plan of care. Chairs and/or participates in unit PPM council and may participate in departmental PPM council. Job Responsibilities (Continued) 3. Research Reads nursing articles, analyzes information, and initiates staff discussion(s). Assists with data collection in research studies being conducted in work area. Participates in efforts to apply research findings to clinical practice. Frames basic research questions. 4. Learning Identifies own learning needs. Seeks out opportunities to meet needs and attends all required programs. Applies education and training from internal in-services to daily work to enhance personal nursing knowledge and skills. Attends education programs related to patient population. Utilizes patient education materials relevant to patient population. Demonstrates healthcare informatics competency to manage patient care, outcome data, and current and emerging healthcare technology, which include: - Basic computer competency, including the effective use of patient care devices, computers, computer software programs such as e-mail and word processing programs, and shared network file space. - Information literacy, including the effective use of the Intranet and Internet to find electronic resources for patient care, nursing practice, and evidence-based decision-making. - Information management skills, including the effective use of the electronic health record and clinical information systems, the ability to collect clinical data using quality tools, and the ability to discuss, evaluate, and analyze outcome data presented in charts and tables. 5. Resource Management Participates in promoting quality, efficient, and cost-effective care. Monitors own usage of supplies and equipment. Identifies opportunities for improvement and makes recommendations. Manages own time to accomplish direct/indirect care in a cost-efficient manner. Job Responsibilities (Continued) Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations Registered Nursing License or active Temporary Practice Permit (PA or NJ) BLS Required Education and Experience Required Education: Graduation from an ACEN and/or CCNE accredited school of nursing or college. Required Experience:  According to the CMS (Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services) a copy of diploma or transcript is required as proof of academic achievement for all nonlaboratory personnel performing non-waived POC testing  2 years of Pediatric Nursing experience required. Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic Preferred Education: BSN strongly preferred
Oct 12, 2019
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
MAIN - Main Hospital Req ID: 27458 Shift: Rotating Employment Status: AP - Active - Regular - Part Time Job Summary 4East/4South is a 46-bed unit located on the same floor as the perioperative complex. This posting would consider candidates interested in 48-72 hours bi-weekly, with rotating shifts. 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. 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.
Oct 12, 2019
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Glen Mills, PA, USA
S-BRNDYWNE - Brandywine Valley Spec Care Req ID: 27668 Shift: Days Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time Job Summary This is a full time, Monday through Friday daytime position. Practices at the level of a competent to proficient practitioner of pediatric, family- centered nursing. The nurse at this level demonstrates competence in the safe care for patients with complex problems. This nurse also demonstrates clinical leadership skills through contribution to standards of care and unit/organizational goals and uses the shared governance structure to actively advance patient care. Serves as a role model for the other staff and a preceptor for new employees. This nurse participates in endeavors to increase nursing knowledge including the use of evidence based practice and the development of research skills. Provides care in a cost effective manner. Job Responsibilities Performs the duties and responsibilities of a pediatric Perioperative nurse in the intra-operative phase of care including age appropriate physical assessment, effective intra-operative case management, including age appropriate physical assessment, airway protection, effective pain management, and effective post procedure teaching. Practices in a professional manner which adheres to the Nurse Practice Act of the state in which the ASF is located. Actively participates in the daily operations of the ASF. Chairs and/or participates in unit/departmental PPM council. Maintains competency in all aspects of care, including the point of care testing program. Demonstrates health care informatics competency in order to manage patient care, outcome data and current and emerging health care technology, which includes: Basic computer competency, including the effective use of patient care devices, computers, computer software programs such as e-mail and word processing programs, and shared network file space. Information literacy, including the effective use of the intranet and internet to find electronic resources for patient care, nursing practice and evidence-based decision-making. Information management skills, including the effective use of the electronic health record and clinical information systems, the ability to collect clinical data using quality tools and the ability to discuss, evaluate and analyze outcome data presented in charts and tables. 5. Commits to lifelong learning: identifies and meets learning needs to continually develop over time. Job Responsibilities (Continued) Job Responsibilities (Continued) Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations RN - Registered Nurse BLS - Basic Life Support PALS - PALS Required Education and Experience Required Education: Graduation from an ACEN and/or CCNE accredited school of nursing or college. 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 2 years prior Operating Room nursing experience. Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic Preferred Education: BSN. Preferred Experience: Pediatric experience preferred. Active participation in a professional organization preferred. Preferred Licenses/certificates/registrations: ACLS.
Oct 12, 2019
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Req ID: 25695 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
Oct 12, 2019
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
MAIN - Main Hospital Req ID: 28629 Shift: Days Employment Status: AP - Active - Regular - Part Time Job Summary 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 Job Responsibilities (Continued) 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
Oct 12, 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
Oct 12, 2019
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
MAIN - Main Hospital Req ID: 27211 Shift: Days Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time Job Summary May be filling multiple positions. Practices at the level of a competent to proficient practitioner of nursing. Demonstrates competence in caring for patients with complex problems, as well as complying with the administrative policies and clinical protocols as outlined in the policy and procedure manuals. In addition, demonstrates clinical leadership skills through contribution to standards of care and division goals. Manages logistics of the clinical volume of the Center for Lymphatic Imaging and Intervention. Provides support for program clinical and research activities and maintains databases. Job Responsibilities Practice Follows Nursing Process to deliver safe care: assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation. Anticipates and synthesizes complex assessment data to best determine and influences total plan of care, pertinent data to be shared with care team, and tasks to be delegated. Collaborates with family, team members and other caregivers to coordinate all facets of patient care, planning with the multidisciplinary team. Manages care for complex patients and anticipates needs, delegating care as necessary to other team members. Identifies patient response, communicates changes to physicians, family and other team members and contributes to revised plan of care. Documentation reflects outcomes and appropriate revision of patient care provided and utilizes current hospital standards, policies and procedures. Professionalism/Leadership Role models appearance and behaviors that promote a positive image of Nursing. Role models how to interact with parents/patients and colleagues using respect and dignity while listening for avenues to improve on the ideal patient experience and anticipate patient/family needs. Demonstrates an understanding of the impact on the team by arriving to work on time; predicts challenges and obstacles and plans for how to minimize a negative impact on the patient/ family and colleagues. Provides an accurate patient status report to members of the team that reflects nursing interventions, patient outcomes and alterations to plan of care. Chairs and/or participates in unit/departmental Shared Governance councils. Facilitates and promotes change in the unit environment with a focus on improving the ideal patient experience. Leads unit improvements and measures outcomes. Assures that staff incorporates professional standards of practice and regulatory requirements into nursing care provided. Research Reads, analyzes and synthesizes nursing and other scholarly articles and research studies; shares knowledge with unit staff in a formal format. With assistance applies research findings to clinical practice. Seeks opportunities to participate in research studies or answer simple research questions. Learning Identifies learning needs of self and others and assists in the development of a learning plan. Applies education and training from departmental in-services and external sources to unit practices to enhance Nursing practice. Assists in developing and utilizes patient education materials relevant to patient population. Participates in development/ presentation of staff education programs geared to meet unit and select departmental needs. Demonstrates health care informatics competency in order to manage patient care, outcome data and current and emerging health care technology. Resource Management Participates in promoting quality, efficient and cost effective care. Monitors own usage of supplies and equipment/identify opportunities for improvement and makes recommendations. Manages own time to accomplish direct/indirect care in a cost efficient manner. Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations RN / Temp Practice Permit BLS Certification issued through on 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. Required Experience: Three (3) years pediatric experience required. Active membership in a professional nursing organization. Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic Preferred Education: BSN
Oct 12, 2019
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
COLKET - Colket Translational Research Req ID: 26828 Shift: Days Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time Job Summary The RN for the CuRED Frontier Program provides care management services to a panel of medically complex patients or populations of patients who are enrolled in the CuRED Frontier Program and who have risk factors that are amenable to care management interventions, including gene therapy. In addition to providing nursing care and patient education to these patients, serves as an advocate for patients and their families and assists them to navigate the health care system. Will facilitate the continuity of patient's care by functioning as a liaison between primary care providers (PCPs), outpatient specialty care providers and inpatient care teams, as well as payers, medical equitpment supliers, home care providers, subacute and chronic care faciilities, and community resources. Will collaborate with ambulatory, emerency department, and inpatient care teams with the goals of optimizing communication among care providers, promoting seamless transitions between care settings, and facilitating the appropriate use of health care resources. In addition, will oversee the function and flow of the CuRED multi-disciplinary clinic to ensure best-practice care and patient and family experiences. Job Responsibilities Practice General care coordination responsibilities: Identify patients in need of care management and maintain a patient database. Provide care management services to an assigned panel or designated population of patients and their families. Develop and maintain patient-centered, intra-disciplinary, longitudinal plans of care and monitor patients’ progress toward care plan goals. Advocate for patients and families and promote communication and collaboration to keep all care team care members informed of patients’ care needs and to ensure that patients access and benefit maximally from available health care resources. Facilitate transitions across care settings. Assist patients and families with access to health care services as needed, including collaboration with payers. Teach, coach and counsel patients and their families to build independence and skills for self-management. Monitor and evaluate patients’ outcomes and communicate outcomes to health care teams. Use information systems to document and track care coordination interventions Transfer patients to higher or lower levels of care management support as appropriate. Outpatient care coordination responsibilities: Communicate regularly with PCPs and relevant specialists regarding acute and chronic patient care issues and intra-disciplinary care plans. Review medical records prior to encounters and participate in outpatient visits as necessary to assist in the development and updating of care plans. Participate in care team meetings to discuss active clinical issues and progress toward goals. Establish routine communication plans and communicate regularly with patients and families to assess ongoing care needs and to facilitate proactive care planning, including regular telephone contact. Serve as a liaison with insurers/payers, review resource utilization and eligibility and identify the need for and facilitate obtaining additional health insurance services. Complete letters of medical necessity, referrals and prior authorizations as needed. Collaborate with home nursing companies and Durable Medical Equipment (DME) providers. Identify and develop relationships with community resources to support patient’s needs and makes referrals when appropriate. Job Responsibilities (Continued) Inpatient care coordination responsibilities: Respond to referrals from inpatient teams, primary care providers or referring hospitals/facilities prior to discharge, and provide consultation on enrollment in longitudinal care management services. Establish relationships with patients who are newly enrolled in care management services prior to discharge and collaborate with the inpatient teams regarding discharge plans and anticipated outpatient care needs. Serve as a longitudinal resource for inpatient teams to obtain relevant information and updates about patients during admissions, and collaborate with inpatient teams regarding outpatient care needs and discharge plans. Facilitate scheduling post-discharge follow up telephone encounters and visits with the PCPs and specialists. Coordinate plans for follow up visits with care providers and for laboratory and diagnostic studies after discharge. Attend inpatient family meetings and care conferences when necessary to integrate inpatient care with patients’ longitudinal, intra-disciplinary care plans. Emergency Department care coordination responsibilities; Serve as a resource to Emergency Department providers for information about patients that will inform the Emergency Department plan of care. General registered nursing duties (including but not limited to); Obtain and document patients’ histories. Perform and document physical assessments. Conduct telephone triage and refer patients to appropriate services. Perform and/or interpret basic laboratory tests. Professionalism and Leadership Assist with surveys and other data collection activities to measure the effectiveness of care management interventions. Support strategies and changes as needed to improve the care management program. Serve as an institutional expert on care coordination and transition management. Job Responsibilities (Continued) Research Read, analyze and synthesize nursing and other scholarly articles and research studies; share knowledge with colleagues. With assistance, apply research findings to clinical practice. Seek opportunities to participate in research studies. Learning Identify learning needs of self and others and assists in the development of a learning plan. Apply education and training from departmental in-services and external sources to unit practices to enhance Nursing practice. Participate in the development/presentation of education programs. Demonstrate health care informatics competency in order to manage patient care, outcome data and current and emerging health care technology. Resource Management Participate in promoting quality, efficient and cost effective care. Monitor own usage of supplies and equipment/identify opportunities for improvement and makes recommendations. Manage own time to accomplish direct/indirect care in a cost efficient manner. Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations Registered Nursing License or active Temporary Practice Permit in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Can practice with a temporary practice permit for 6 months. BLS Certification issued through on organization that requires a hands-on instructor lead psychomotor skills verification (ex. American Heart Association or Red Cross). Certification in Care Coordination and Transition Management (CCTM) by the American Academy Ambulatory Care Nursing (AAACN) within three (3) years of being placed into position. Required Education and Experience Required Education: BSN Required Experience: At least five (5) years of nursing experience Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic Preferred Experience: Pediatric experience. Nursing experience with a combination of outpatient and inpatient experience.
Oct 12, 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.
Oct 12, 2019
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Job Summary The SWAT nurse is a highly skilled, highly trained experienced nurse who provides support to various Nursing Units, including but not limited to ICU, Medical, Surgical, and at least 1 specialty area as defined in Supplemental Staffing Nursing Policy. The SWAT nurse is able to function independently to provide safe, quality and clinically competent care. The SWAT nurse is able to plan, implement, evaluate and document care that is in accordance with organizational policies and procedures. Minimum Total Hours: Status 0.5 to 0.8 FTE Weekend Requirement: Every third weekend Department: Flex Team Holiday Requirement (Winter/Summer): 24 hrs of Winter and 12 hrs of Summer holidays Shifts Avaialble : Rotating May fill multiple positions Job Responsibilities Nursing Practice Follows Nursing Process to deliver safe care: assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation. Synthesizes patient assessment data and recognizes complex situations prior to communicating with care team. Collaborates with family, team members, and other caregivers to initiate/update plan of care, patient/family education, and discharge needs. Manages care of complex patients utilizing proper prioritization and delegation to appropriate staff. Identifies expected outcomes, revises plan of care when unexpected outcomes arise, and begins to use full range of communication as a means of conveying plan. Documents ongoing evaluation and effectiveness of patient care utilizing current hospital standards, policies, and procedures. Provides care that meets professional standards of practice and meets regulatory requirements. Professionalism/Leadership Role models appearance and behaviors that promote a positive image of nursing. Interacts with parents/patients and colleagues with respect and dignity. Spends “the extra time” with families, listening for avenues to improve on the ideal patient experience. Understands the impact of arriving to work on time, is ready to start the shift, and predicts challenges and obstacles. Provides an accurate patient status report to members of the team that reflect nursing interventions and patient outcomes. Actively participates in patient care rounds and makes recommendations to the plan of care. Chairs and/or participates in unit PPM council and may participate in departmental PPM council. Research Reads nursing articles, analyzes information, and initiates staff discussion(s). Assists with data collection in research studies being conducted in work area. Participates in efforts to apply research findings to clinical practice. Frames basic research questions. Learning Identifies own learning needs. Seeks out opportunities to meet needs and attends all required programs. Applies education and training from internal in-services to daily work to enhance personal nursing knowledge and skills. Attends education programs related to patient population. Utilizes patient education materials relevant to patient population. Demonstrates healthcare informatics competency to manage patient care, outcome data, and current and emerging healthcare technology, which include: Basic computer competency, including the effective use of patient care devices, computers, computer software programs such as e-mail and word processing programs, and shared network file space. Information literacy, including the effective use of the Intranet and Internet to find electronic resources for patient care, nursing practice, and evidence-based decision-making. Information management skills, including the effective use of the electronic health record and clinical information systems, the ability to collect clinical data using quality tools, and the ability to discuss, evaluate, and analyze outcome data presented in charts and tables. Resource Management Participates in promoting quality, efficient, and cost-effective care. Monitors own usage of supplies and equipment. Identifies opportunities for improvement and makes recommendations. Manages own time to accomplish direct/indirect care in a cost-efficient manner. Job Responsibilities (Continued) Job Responsibilities (Continued) Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations Registered Nursing License or active Temporary Practice Permit (PA or NJ) BLS - Basic Life Support Required Education and Experience Required Education: Graduation from an ACEN and/or CCNE accredited school of nursing or college. Required Experience: According to the CMS (Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services) a copy of diploma or transcript is required as proof of academic achievement for all non- laboratory personnel performing non-waived POC testing 2 years of Pediatric Nursing experience required. Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic Preferred Education: BSN strongly preferred
Oct 12, 2019
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
MAIN - Main Hospital Req ID: 27511 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. We may be filling multiple positions. 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.
Oct 12, 2019
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Req ID: 24743 Shift: Days Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time Job Summary The Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator II will work alongside clinical and research staff to support the safe and effective implementation of clinical trials conducted through the CHOP Leukodystrophy Center. The Leukodystrophy Center was founded in 2015 with the mission of providing comprehensive clinical care, advanced diagnostic testing, and cutting-edge therapeutics for infants, children and adolescents with leukodystrophies and other white matter disorders. The Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator II will report directly to the Program Director, Dr. Adeline Vanderver, MD. This is a high-volume, fast-paced clinical research environment, and a successful candidate must demonstrate the ability to learn new skills effectively and multi-task efficiently. Excellent communication is essential, as the position will involve regular communication with physicians, scientists, research staff, patients, and families. While prior research experience is not strictly required, successful candidates will demonstrate a genuine interest in clinical research, as well as a strong desire to learn about the effective conduct and coordination of clinical trials following federal regulations and Good Clinical Practice (GCP). The Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator II will make directing and lasting contributions to the development of breakthrough cures and medical treatments in a highly unique patient population affected by rare and complex neurological disorders. The successful applicant will have ample opportunities to build working relationships with clinicians and researchers at CHOP, as well as with collaborators, industry executives, and disease advocates participating in the international Global Leukodystrophy Initiative (GLIA) consortium. Responsibilities Coordinates research procedures, study visits, and follow-up care per trial protocol(s); Supports the safety of trial participants by educating families on protocol, study intervention, study drug, etc. Promptly reports adverse events (AE) and serious adverse events (SAE) to principal investigator, IRB, and study sponsor; Performs intake of new clinical patients and research subject referred to the CHOP Leukodystrophy Center and determines clinical needs and urgency for visit; Assists clinicians and study investigators during subject follow-up visits by conducting physical assessments, histories, and review of systems; Documents clinical and/or research encounters in EMR and develop treatment plans based on patient needs and standards of care; Complies with Institutional, federal, state, and sponsor policies, standard operating procedures (SOPs) and guidelines; Works closely with study staff to facilitate pre-study, site qualification, study initiation, monitoring, and close-out visits; Participates in scholarly activities including research and education; Participates in professional development activities by maintaining required competencies, identifying learning needs, and seeking appropriate educational offerings. Job Responsibilities Expected to Perform all CRC Core responsibilities as detailed for CRNC I: Applies in depth knowledge of clinical research and coordinates conduct of complex studies.. Manage study finances including sponsor invoicing & resolving study subject billing issues. Develop advertisement materials, informed consent document, Case Report Forms. Act as liaison for research subject, investigator, IRB, sponsor, and healthcare professionals. Document investigational product (drug/device) accountability. Self-monitor and self-audit responsibilities. Facilitate pre-study, site qualification, study initiation, and monitoring visits. Facilitate study close out activities. Maintain Clinical Trial.gov / Assists other team members by educating, providing resources, and consulting on difficult protocols or projects. Understand good clinical practice (GCP) and regulatory compliance Comply with Institutional, federal, state, and sponsor policies, standard operating procedures (SOPs) and guidelines. Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations RN - Registered Nurse CPR - Certified Pulmonary Recuscitation Required Education and Experience Required Education: BSN Required Experience: 3+ years nursing/research Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic Preferred Licenses/certificates/registrations: ACRP or SOCRA
Oct 12, 2019
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
MAIN - Main Hospital Req ID: 27217 Shift: Rotating Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time Job Summary Responsible for oversight of organizational safety and clinical operations as well as flow. This position provides leadership and direct day to day effective supervision of staff. Acts as a liaison with physicians, patients, families and staff. Schedules personnel and makes patient care recommendations and ensures effective patient throughput activities. Makes administrative decisions, provides direction and authorizes and acts in the absence of the department manager and hospital administration. Job Responsibilities Financial Stewardship Executes and monitors systems to assure consistent and appropriate resource assignment and utilization. Partners with nurse manager to identify and execute annual unit based quality improvement initiatives that result in a measurable impact on quality, cost and resource utilization. Assures efficient and cost effective utilization of Hospital resources at the unit level for day to day operations, clinical programming and unit based education. Maximizes IT systems to assign staff to meet fluctuations in acuity, census and staffing needs Clinical Excellence Provide leadership for clinical excellence, personnel management, resource management, fiscal accountability and maintenance of positive working relationships with staff, physicians, managers, patients, their families and the public. Assures regulatory compliance i.e., environmental, financial, practice, safety, technological, compliance. Partners with Clinical leaders to execute the action plans for measurable continuous improvement in care outcomes. Executes unit plans to improve patient/family experience by identifying trends, and establishing systems to improve. Ensures staff compliance to systems that promote quality, efficient and cost effective care. Resources daily operations to ensure nursing sensitive indicator metrics are at or above the mean of comparison units. Identifies opportunities for improvement and develops an action plan to improve patient outcomes. Make assessment rounds of all patient care areas throughout the hospital at least once per shift. Provide support, guidance, and education for the staff and assists them as needed. Keeps managers and directors apprised of bed capacity and barriers to patient placements, including the need to consider treat & transfer. Promote problem identification, investigates hospital incidents, facilitate resolution and follow up and communicate as necessary, assists in documentation of incidents. Patient Safety Expert who raises safety concerns timely and appropriately. Collaborates with physicians and nurses to assure appropriate patient placement Creates efficient flow of patients throughout the hospital Assures clinically appropriate inpatient bed assignment Reviews clinical information for scheduled and emergent patient admissions. Expertise in clinical information systems Professional Engagement Manages staff performance through coaching, counseling, goal setting, anecdotal and annual appraisals. Coordinates with other CHOP care team colleagues to support continuous and measurable improvement in systems and process, further engaging staff in their environment. Establishes innovative staff recognition programs that acknowledge staff accomplishment at the unit/program level. Assesses individual and team needs and deploys strategies that foster the succession plan for the team. Aligns resources to assure comprehensive support of the Shared Governance structure; coaches and facilitates staff participation on unit/departmental councils. Creates a unit work climate which achieves high level employment engagement as measured through department specific metrics. Responsible for administrative decisions and appropriate escalation of issues to the DON/AOC/POL Leads and/or participates in Nursing Department initiatives Actively participates in the leadership of the Nursing Department Job Responsibilities (Continued) Advancing Practice Provides opportunities to allow staff to practice at the full scope of their licensure. Assists in developing and deploys systems that assure consistent and appropriate resources for patient management. Sets goals with employee to support development. Supports evidence-based practice by leading and supporting system improvements and measuring outcomes with concise metrics. Innovation and Learning Supports and resources evidence-based practice planning and implementation of educational program/projects. Promotes evidence-based practice and generates research ideas. Identifies and participates in the sharing of best practices throughout the department Job Responsibilities (Continued) Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations Current Basic Life Support (BLS) issued through on organization that requires a hands-on instructor lead psychomotor skills verification (ex. American Heart Association or Red Cross) required. Registered Nursing License in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Required Education and Experience Required Education: BSN. Required Experience: Minimum of five (5) years nursing experience with leadership responsibility. Experience as a unit leader, charge nurse or other relevant patient flow experience. Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic Preferred Education: MSN. Preferred Experience: Two (2) years nursing experience in a pediatric setting
Oct 12, 2019
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Voorhees Township, NJ 08043, USA
S-VIRTUA - Virtua Voorhees Req ID: 27773 Shift: Any 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. 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 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 one (1) year of pediatric nursing experience. Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic Preferred Education: BSN. Preferred Licenses/certificates/registrations: Active membership in a professional nursing organization.
Oct 12, 2019