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RN, Short Procedure Unit (Neuroscience)

Thomas Jefferson University & Jefferson Health
Philadelphia County, PA
Closing date
Nov 26, 2021

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Science, Life Sciences, Neuroscience, Nursing, General Nursing
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Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience is now hiring a Registered Nurse for the Short Procedure Unit. This is a Full Time (80 hour) bi-weekly position for a flexible day shift position. No weekends, no holidays, no nights, and no on-call.

The SPU/SDA/JAU unit provides care for surgical and non-surgical patient populations undergoing a procedure. Nurses provide comprehensive care that includes assessment, preparation and education to patients pre-operatively and post-operatively. Surgical patient population types served include General Surgery, Cardiothoracic, ENT, Urology, Dental, Neurology, Orthopedic, and Gynecology. Non-surgical procedures include Cardiac Catheterizations, CVIR, Endoscopic Procedures, Infusions, Transfusions, Bronchoscopies, and Biopsies.

On any given day the units may see surgery such as:
  • Microsurgery-Reconstructive surgery on small vessels
  • Plastic surgery
  • ENT
  • Pain Service - management of chronic pain
  • Ophthalmology

Conditions of Employment

Since this position will require the selected candidate to engage in regular contact with children in the form of care, guidance, supervision or training, you will be required to meet the requirements of the Child Protective Services Act, including the Pennsylvania State Police criminal background check, the Pennsylvania Department of Welfare child abuse criminal background clearance, and an FBI finger print based federal criminal records check. The selected candidate will not be allowed to commence working until all three (3) are completed satisfactorily.

Conditions of Employment

Covid Vaccination is a requirement for employment at Jefferson for employees working at Jefferson's clinical entities or at the University. If you are not currently vaccinated you will be required to receive the vaccination prior to hire date if you are offered employment, unless you request and receive an approved medical or religious exemption from Jefferson.

Closing Statement

Jefferson Health delivers state of the art healthcare services to patients throughout the Delaware Valley and southern New Jersey. Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) provides more than 8,400 students from nearly 40 states and 40 countries with 21st century professional education. Combined, we have over 30,000 employees.

Jefferson Health, with 14 hospitals (seven are Magnet designated by the ANCC for nursing excellence) and 40+ outpatient and urgent care locations, offers a broad range of primary and complex, highly specialized care that touches the lives of more than four million patients annually. U.S. News & World Report has ranked Thomas Jefferson University Hospital among the nation's best in eight specialties. Jefferson Health also includes the NCI designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center; it is one of only 70 such centers in the nation.

Thomas Jefferson University has ten colleges and three schools that offer more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs. Our University is dedicated to inter-professional and transdisciplinary approaches to learning that offer a vibrant and expandable platform for professional education. Through this unique model, we are preparing our students for current and yet to be imagined careers.

As an employer, Jefferson maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.

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