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Rapid Response Team - Registered Nurse - Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Employer
Thomas Jefferson University & Jefferson Health
Location
Philadelphia County, PA
Closing date
Nov 25, 2022

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Sector
Nursing, General Nursing
Organization Type
Corporate
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Job DescriptionResponsibilities

Full time 36 hours/week day/night rotation (6a-6p and 6p-6a) position available for experienced critical care nurse.

We are looking for a registered nurse with a wide range of critical care experience with strong critical thinking skills that will enable them to function on our Rapid Response Team (RRT). Highly motivated candidates must possess strong communication skills, flexibility, be self-directed and the ability to work independently in a variety of clinical settings. The RRT RN's responsibilities include: responding to RRT activations, pro-active rounding on each non-ICU patient care unit, data collection and performance improvement activities, be a clinical resource to nursing and physician staff and participate in hospital initiatives. Function as the Acute Pain Management Nurse (APMS) at the Jefferson Methodist Hospital.

RRT RNs are hired for the hospital system and will rotate between our Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Jefferson Methodist Hospital. Requirements include Day/Night, weekend and holiday rotation.

PA RN, BSN, BLS, ACLS and 2 years critical care experience required.

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.

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.

Closing Statement

Jefferson includes Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health, a dynamic university and health system with broad reach across the Delaware Valley. Jefferson is the second largest employer in Philadelphia and the largest health system in Philadelphia based on total licensed beds.

Through the merger of Thomas Jefferson University and Philadelphia University in 2017, our University includes ten colleges and four schools. We are an NCAA Division II university and an R2 national doctoral university offering undergraduate and graduate-level programs that provide students with a forward-thinking education in architecture, business, design, engineering, fashion and textiles, health, medicine and social science.

Jefferson Health, the clinical arm of Thomas Jefferson University, has grown from a three-hospital academic health center in 2015, to an 18-hospital health system through mergers and combinations that include hospitals at Abington Health, Aria Health, Kennedy Health, Magee Rehabilitation and Einstein Healthcare Network. We have over 50 outpatient and urgent care centers; ten Magnet®-designated hospitals (recognized by the ANCC for nursing excellence); the NCI-designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center (one of only 70 in the country and one of only two in the region); and one of the largest faculty-based telehealth networks in the country. In 2021, Jefferson Health became the sole owner of HealthPartners Plan, a not-for-profit health maintenance organization in Southeastern Pennsylvania. We are the first health system regionally to create an aligned payer-provider partnership.

Jefferson's mission, vision and values create an organization that attracts the best and the brightest students, faculty, staff, and healthcare professionals, as well as the most visionary leaders to drive exceptional results.
\tOUR MISSION: We improve lives.\tOUR VISION: Reimagining health, education and discovery to create unparalleled value\tOUR VALUES: Put People First, Be Bold & Think Differently and Do the Right Thing

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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