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RN Registered Nurse 14 0rtho\Neuro Days with rotation

Hahnemann University Hospital
Tenet Health
Type Full time Posted 2/26/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 7/23/2014
PA - Pennsylvania (All) - Philadelphia Referral - n/a -    


Patient Population Profile:

Provides for patients in need of orthopedic care, neurological disorders, strokes, and Level II traumas.

# Of Beds: 50 beds               

Equipment Used:

·       CPM Machine                                           

·       Foot Pump            

·       Traction

·       Compression Boots            

·       Trapeze                  

·       Specialty Bed

·       Wound VAC

Diagnostic & Treatment Modalities:

§         EMU – allows continuous EEG monitoring

§         Intrapleural/epidural catheter

§         IV Lidocaine administration to alleviate pain.

§         Continuous telemetry monitoring

§         3 negative Air-Flow Rooms

§         ALS “Sanctuary” Room

The RN assesses, plan, implements and evaluates patient care and in collaboration with other health care professionals and in accordance with licensure standards. The RN provides leadership in maintaining standards of patient care, customer service, and direction of the multidisciplinary patient care team.
  • Prefer at least one year RN experience in a hospital setting.
  • Graduate Nurses are welcomed at periodic intervals depending on preceptor availability
  • Ongoing validated competency as required both generally and within unit parameters as they relate to the patient population needs.
  • Ability to provide support to patient, family members and visitors in order to enhance comfort and security.
  • Computer skills
  • Effective communication and interpersonal/behavioral skills
  • Customer service orientation skills in problem solving
  • ACLS certification
Job : Nursing
Primary Location : PA-Philadelphia
Hospital/Facility : 855-Hahnemann University Hospital - Philadelphia, PA
Job Type : Full-time
Shift Type : Rotating