Graduation from NLNAC and/or CCNE accredited school of nursing or college. BSN preferred. BLS required. At least five (5) years prior nursing experience, pediatric experience strongly preferred. Registered Nursing License or active Temporary Practice Permit in the State(s) in which the nurse is practicing. If practicing with an active temporary practice permit, obtains an RN license prior to the expiration of the practice permit.
Informatics competencies for registered nurses:
• Basic Use of MS Word 2007
o Creation of meeting minutes, creation of charts and tables
o Saving and naming of new and established files
• Basic Use of MS Powerpoint 2007
o Creation of an education presentation using clip art
• Basic Use of MS Excel 2007
o Creation of a simple spreadsheet and use of symbols
• Navigation and basic search functions of the Internet using Internet Explorer
• Use of Outlook 2007 email, opening of attachments, attaching new files to emails and saving attached files to computer
• Use of shared network file space, if applicable
• Basic use of computers, printers, monitors, patient care devices, and Fax machines
• Use of Internet and Intranet to look up basic electronic resources for practice
o Ability to find and print Patient Family Education Documents
o Ability to find PPM Department Council minutes from last month,
• Ability to find and navigate the Department of Nursing websites and related linked CHOP resource sites
• Ability to perform a literature search on the internet and ability to find professional journal and/or research based articles
• Ability to evaluate internet sites for reliability
Information Management Literacy
• Navigation of electronic health information records and ability to review specific patient data in a clinical information system
• Understanding of policies and procedures around timeliness of care, use of a clinical information system and support of safe nursing practice
o Utilize applicable clinical pathways
• Ability to collect raw clinical data using quality tools
• Ability to discuss, evaluate and analyze outcome data presented in charts and tables
• Discuss the responsibilities of each user of an electronic record related to confidentiality and privacy
• Coordination of patient care information in a fragmented environment where there is partially online and partially paper references
All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.
After Hours Program is located at 3535 Market Street (with the possible option to work from home after 6 months). This program provides phone triage to patients and families once the Care Network offices have closed:
The Clinical Nurse 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 with minimal guidance, and bases practice on identified principles and standards of care. The registered nurse is responsible for day to day patient care, assessment and treatment in an outpatient office. The nurse practices at the level of a competent-to-expert practitioner of nursing. The nurse must demonstrate competence in caring for patients with moderate-to-complex health issues and assist the Site Manager with administrative issues that affect the clinical practices within the office, as well as comply with the administrative policies and clinical protocols as outlined in policy and procedure manual. Administratively responsible to the Site Manager and Ambulatory Nursing Director for nursing practice issues.
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