Nurses who work within Penn Medicine demonstrate a remarkable combination of scientific knowledge and compassion. They are vital members of interdisciplinary teams and, above all, patient advocates who make a critical difference.
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Penn believes that its nurses are helping to lead the efforts to be the best in every facet of patient care. They are imperative to the vision of a university-based health system to continuously develop an environment of learning, training and caring where the quest for knowledge generates the most effective and compassionate care for every patient.
Penn Medicine nurses are knowledgeable and they rely on the latest technology along with the career-long learning. That's why Penn Medicine is committed to advancing the nursing profession through extensive opportunities for learning that include mentoring, advanced education and the Clinical Advancement Recognition Program (CARP).
What makes Penn Medicine such a fulfilling place to build a nursing career is discovering that each entity and every individual unit speaks one common language: patient care, learning and research. Many best practices were the concepts of nursing staff. Collaborating together, the changes they make are realized by everyone within Penn's entities from the clinician to the patient. At Penn Medicine, nurses motivate progress.
Nurses find a wealth of opportunity in all of Penn Medicine's entities:
- Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP)
- Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
- Pennsylvania Hospital
- Clinical Practices of the University of Pennsylvania (CPUP)
- Penn Home Care & Hospice Services
Each of these entities offers environments where nurses are respected, cared for and valued. They are involved in decision making and developing policy concerning their practice environment and enjoy outstanding benefits, including prepaid tuition assistance that is among the best in the region.