PICU - Experienced RN
Children's Hospital Philadelphia 5 reviews - Philadelphia, PA

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Requirements:
  • Registered Nursing License or active Temporary Practice Permit in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
  • At least 12 months of previous nursing experience is required.
  • Graduation from NLN accredited school of nursing or college.
  • BLS/CPR required.
  • BSN preferred.
  • Pediatric experience preferred.
  • Membership in a professional nursing organization preferred.
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing in English.
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.

Job Description:
This Position is for 36 hours a week (three 12hr shifts). The cost of benefits for an employee hired at 36 hours a week are comparable to the cost for a Full Time (40hr/week) employee.

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 Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) is a 55 bed multidisciplinary unit. The PICU serves critically ill children and their families who require the most advanced diagnostic and therapeutic services. These advanced technologies include high frequency oscillatory ventilation, nitric oxide and heliox therapies as well as Extra Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) and Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT).

Conditions that commonly cause critical illness and injury include severe infection, poisoning, drug overdose, trauma, extensive surgery, congenital anomalies and immunological disorders.

Equipped with this advanced technology, these dedicated care providers improve survival, speed recovery, minimize disability and relieve pain and suffering from critical illness and injury in a humane and respectful manner.

About this company
5 reviews
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) is the nation's first hospital devoted exclusively to the care of children. Since our start...