About Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Nursing has a long and impressive history at
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, with the opening
of the hospital in 1872 and the establishment
of its School of Nursing in 1889. Now a
progressive tertiary care teaching hospital and
recognized as one of the “Top 100 Cardiovascular
Hospitals” by Solucient, we offer patients
a full array of innovative services, from primary
and family care to the most complex and medical
and surgical treatments.
Because we attract the best and brightest minds
in the field of healthcare, the nurses who join
us find an opportunity to build excellent careers
in a respected big city medical center with the
personal touch of a smaller hospital. It
is our goal to find the right fit for our departments
and each of the nurses who works for Penn Presbyterian.
The satisfaction of our employees is important
to us, and this is why we experience very low
We have a deep commitment to the advancement
of nursing and want our nurses to experience
both professional and personal fulfillment, which
is why we offer invaluable programs such as Gateway
to Critical Care, Gateway to OR, career-long
learning opportunities, mentoring, flexible scheduling
and a warm, collegial atmosphere.
At Penn Presbyterian, nurses find a culture
that does more than value their input – they
are encouraged to voice their insights, ideas
and perspectives. Our nurses play an important
role in making decisions regarding patient care,
developing hospital policy and establishing operational
procedures, and they also enjoy a diversity of
dynamic challenges that broaden their skill level.
As vital members of interdisciplinary teams,
our nurses are given the recognition they deserve
in addition to physicians serving as nurses'
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