Position available for a Part Time (40 hours biweekly) Staff Nurse at the Jefferson Endoscopy Center in Bala Cynwyd. The primary duties of the staff nurse are to prepare patients for endoscopic procedures while providing educational and emotional support for patient and family. The staff nurse will assist in the delivery of therapeutic and diagnostic endoscopic procedures utilizing knowledge of endoscopic procedures and proficiency in handling endoscopic equipment. The staff nurse will use nursing process in providing professional nursing care based on established nursing care standards, policies and procedures. Observes safe medication administration procedures and assesses patient response to medications. Demonstrates a caring, respectful attitude to people of different cultures, ages, abilities and genders. Maintain accountablility of own practice and the aspects of care delegated to others. Interacts with co-workers, vistors, and other staff consistent with the core values
Endoscopy experience preferred
Current PA RN License required and current BLS and ACLS certifications required
Must have two years of direct patient care experience in an inpatient or outpatient setting
Previous acute care experience in critical care, medical surgical, operating room or endoscopy required.
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 7,800 students from nearly 40 states and 40 countries with 21 st century professional education. We have 30,000 employees.
Jefferson Health , with 14 hospitals (three are Magnet-designated by the ANCC for nursing excellence) and 50+ 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 . This year, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Thomas Jefferson University Hospital as the 16 th best hospital in the nation, and among the nation’s best in 11 specialties. Jefferson Health also includes the NCI-designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center; it is one of only 69 such centers in the nation.
Thomas Jefferson University, nationally recognized for advancing groundbreaking developments in healthcare education and research, recently combined with Philadelphia University, internationally known for architecture, design, engineering, textiles and more. Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) has nine colleges and three schools dedicated to interprofessional 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, the Jefferson Enterprise 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.