Thomas Jefferson University & Jefferson Health
ResponsibilitiesACE – Medical/Surgical – B1B1 is a unit dedicated to specializing in the care of medical surgical patient requiring cardiac monitoring. The age of patients are 65 years and older, and are from home and planning to return home. The most common diagnoses are stroke, cellulitis, COPD, hip fractures, falls, pneumonia, and UTI. This position includes, but is not limited to the following essential functions.tPerforms within the legal framework of the nursing profession as defined by the Nurse Practice Act of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.tActively engaged in work designed to sustain and maintain Magnet Recognition Program® accreditation (identifying and submitting ‘evidence,’ active mentorship and participation in Staff Nurse Leader group activities, preparing unit for Magnet Appraiser site visit activities, etc.).tExhibits understanding and use of the Professional Practice Models: Care Delivery Model ‘Excellence in Caring’ Shared Governance Model: Professional Practice Committees Professional Development Model: ‘Novice to Expert’tDecision-making and leadership activities demonstrate ethical behaviors in accordance with TJUH policy and the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses.tDemonstrates consistent adherence to HIPAA guidelines.tUses the nursing process in providing professional nursing care based on established nursing care standards, policies and procedures.Qualifications.tMust be a Registered Nurse (RN) licensed in Pennsylvania.tMinimum Education: BSN required or current enrollment as approved by CNOtNew graduates are welcome to apply if have had work experience as C.N.A or sufficient amount of work experience as student.tGenerally, a minimum of 1-year licensed professional nursing experience is preferred.tMust possess sound knowledge of nursing principles, procedures, and ANA standards of practice and others as determined by state and federal regulations.tEnglish proficiency required.tProficient math, keyboarding and other computer skills required. tMust be able to function in a dynamic, rehabilitation team work environment.Conditions of EmploymentCovid 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 EmploymentSince 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 StatementJefferson 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 valuetOUR 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.