Nurses at Penn Home Care and Hospice Services provide a full range of home health care services 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.
A Message from Penn Home Care and Hospice Chief Nursing Officer
Penn Home Care and Hospice Services is a vital member of the world-leading University of Pennsylvania Health System, and our nurses enjoy the resources and support that come from being aligned with this progressive health care institution. Competent, knowledgeable professionals are integral to our goal of delivering an outstanding level of comprehensive home health care services with dignity and respect.
We have the unique distinction of partnering three premiere home health care services under one roof: Wissahickon Hospice, Penn Care at Home and Penn Infusion Therapy. With so many disciplines at our disposal, we have the ability to offer comprehensive treatment programs to every patient. With integrated services, Penn Home Care & Hospice Services is able to exchange information efficiently and therefore provide the best care to our patients while offering extraordinary opportunities for our nursing and clinical staffs to build their professional knowledge and skill levels.
You'll find dynamic challenges, versatility and an opportunity to utilize and develop specialized clinical skills. We provide an extensive nursing orientation program that includes a mentoring program designed for any nurse new to home care practice.
Join us and enjoy the special opportunities that can be found in working for a nationally recognized home care organization supported by a large research-focused academic health system. In addition to outstanding educational opportunities, you'll work in an environment that promotes professionalism, nurtures skills and inspires learning and growth.
Sandra Jost, MSN, RN
Chief Nurse Executive
An Integrated System of Care
Penn Home Care and Hospice is a vital member of a multidisciplinary team of Penn Medicine professionals. As an essential component of the Penn's 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.
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.