Nursing Careers at Pennsylvania Hospital
Nurses at Pennsylvania Hospital work in a welcoming, supportive atmosphere while continuously striving to reach new levels of excellence. A Relationship-Based Care model provides the blueprint for nurses. Based on a strong foundation of professional nursing, it also provides the framework for Pennsylvania Hospital's values and principles.
Often recognized as one of the best hospitals for heart care and heart surgery, Pennsylvania Hospital is also noted for orthopaedics and ob/gyn care as well as state-of-the-art technologies including The Penn Gamma Knife Center, offering non-invasive treatment for brain tumors and other disorders.
While the medical advancements Pennsylvania Hospital makes are critical to treating patients, it is its nurses, the brightest and most dedicated professionals in the region, who successfully combine the art of caring with the science of health care. In addition, a Rapid Response Team has been developed to support nurses and increase patient safety.
Pennsylvania Hospital has the highest respect for its nurses and provides them the opportunity to share in decision-making regarding patient care and their work environment. Additionally, staff participation is encouraged in interdisciplinary committees and problem-solving work groups. Because Pennsylvania Hospital strongly believes in the importance of teamwork, its nurses enjoy working collaboratively in a congenial environment with outstanding interdisciplinary teams.
The Clinical Advancement Recognition Program (CARP) is designed to recognize all clinical nurses for their contributions to quality patient care, as well as their clinical knowledge, and professional achievements. Pennsylvania Hospital implemented a Clinical Residency program for new-to-practice nurses that helps them excel in fostering professional growth throughout their career. New graduates and experienced nurses will find the right role at Pennsylvania Hospital.
Pennsylvania Hospital is conveniently located in the historic Society Hill neighborhood pf Philadelphia, making it a desirable location for residents of southern New Jersey, southeastern Pennsylvania and northern Delaware. It is convenient to all public transportation including SEPTA's regional rails and subways as well as New Jersey's PATCO high-speed line.
Within Pennsylvania Hospital, nurses can grow and excel in the following areas: