Emergency department nurses at Penn Medicine work with health care professionals in the surrounding community and from around the world to establish long-term, collaborative relationships. Penn's emergency department nurses are committed to being reliable and trustworthy resources for helping provide most advanced treatment options to meet the needs of patients. They strive to maintain open lines of communication with physicians and their patients to ensure that each patient's care is as seamless as possible.
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center (PPMC) is home to Penn Medicine’s Trauma Center, a leading regional resource and Level I trauma center in Pennsylvania. The PennSTAR Flight Team and Trauma Service, Penn Medicine's critical care flight program, is an integral component in the delivery of emergency care services within the Greater Philadelphia region.
Nurses seeking to make the move from novice to expert in the specialty of Emergency Medicine will find all the tools needed to make a successful transition PPMC. Specialized courses are offered for trauma nurse education, including Advanced Trauma Care for Nurses.
At Pennsylvania Hospital, opportunities exist for nurses to enhance their clinical expertise working within the emergency department, which treats a wide and varied patient population, 24/7. Nurses in this area pride themselves on their exceptional teamwork. The result is excellent patient care coupled with extremely low staff turnover.