Nursing at Penn Medicine

Nursing at Penn Home Care and Hospice Services

Penn Home Care and Hospice Services offers a full range of home health care needs by partnering three top-level home health care services under one roof:

As a part of Penn Medicine, Penn Home Care and Hospice offers patients access to comprehensive health care resources from a world-class medical center.

An Integrated System of Care

Penn Home Care and Hospice is a vital member of a multidisciplinary team of Penn Medicine (UPHS) professionals. As an essential component of the UPHS integrated system, nurses enjoy the resources and support that come from being aligned with a progressive health care institution.

An integrated system of care enables nurses the ability to exchange information efficiently and therefore provide comprehensive treatment programs to every patient. This allows nurses extraordinary opportunities to build their professional knowledge and skill levels.

Specialty Areas Available

At Penn Home Care and Hospice Services, nurses can grow and excel in the following areas:

Home Health

Penn Care at Home provides compassionate nursing care in the patient's home for the Philadelphia area and the surrounding counties. Home health nurses are offered a unique opportunity to work as part of a dedicated team of nurses and caregivers while enjoying the advantages of working independently.

Infusion Therapy

Home Infusion Nurses work directly with Penn's nationally recognized faculty to develop protocols for treating patients with infusion therapy. A variety of therapies are provided to patients including antibiotics, pain management, chemotherapy, nutrition, and factor therapy.

Hospice

As part of the Penn Home Care and Hospice Services organization, Penn Wissahickon Hospice cares for patients with a wide variety of diagnoses. Nurses practice one-to-one primary care at its best by creating a system of care that honors the needs of each individual and their family.

Read a message from the Chief Nursing Officer at Penn Home Care and Hospice Services, Sandra Jostto, learn more about the exceptional opportunities available or find more information on nursing career opportunities.