RN, Division Per Diem Step Down Care

Thomas Jefferson University & Jefferson Health
May 14, 2022
Philadelphia, PA
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Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals in Center City - Philadelphia are currently hiring Divisional Per Diem Registered Nurses for Intermediate Care Per Diem. Intermediate Care Per Diem Nurses will float to all Intermediate Care, Telemetry, and Progressive Care Units as well as all Medical Surgical Units as needed.

Divisional Per Diem Registered Nurses will work on the inpatient units as mentioned above at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Jefferson Methodist Hospital, and Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience.

All positions are self-scheduled based on availability: 6:45am-7:15pm or 6:45pm-7:15am.

Requirements Include:

  • 48 hours per 6 week period
  • 24 of those hours will be scheduled on the weekend
  • 24 of those hours will be scheduled on the night shift
  • 3 major holidays or premium days required per year

Divisional Per Diem Registered Nurses are compensated a base rate of $54 per hour. Divisional Per Diem RNs will receive shift differential for night and weekends as well as holiday pay.

Qualified candidates will have:

  • Minimum 2 years of Intermediate Care Experience
  • Proof of an adult Critical Care Course or Progressive Care Course (either completion certificate or transcript)
  • Graduate of an accredited BSN Program
  • Pennsylvania RN License

Join the mission of Improving Lives!

Jefferson Health delivers state of the art healthcare services to patients throughout the Delaware Valley and southern New Jersey. Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) provides more than 8,400 students from nearly 40 states and 40 countries with 21st century professional education. Combined, we have over 30,000 employees.

Jefferson Health, with 14 hospitals (seven are Magnet designated by the ANCC for nursing excellence) and 40+ outpatient and urgent care locations, offers a broad range of primary and complex, highly specialized care that touches the lives of more than four million patients annually. U.S. News & World Report has ranked Thomas Jefferson University Hospital among the nation's best in eight specialties. Jefferson Health also includes the NCI designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center; it is one of only 70 such centers in the nation.

Thomas Jefferson University has ten colleges and three schools that offer more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs. Our University is dedicated to inter-professional and transdisciplinary approaches to learning that offer a vibrant and expandable platform for professional education. Through this unique model, we are preparing our students for current and yet to be imagined careers.

As an employer, Jefferson maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.

Since this position will require the selected candidate to engage in regular contact with children in the form of care, guidance, supervision or training, you will be required to meet the requirements of the Child Protective Services Act, including the Pennsylvania State Police criminal background check, the Pennsylvania Department of Welfare child abuse criminal background clearance, and an FBI finger print based federal criminal records check. The selected candidate will not be allowed to commence working until all three (3) are completed satisfactorily.

Conditions of Employment

Covid Vaccination is a requirement for employment at Jefferson for employees working at Jefferson's clinical entities or at the University. If you are not currently vaccinated you will be required to receive the vaccination prior to hire date if you are offered employment, unless you request and receive an approved medical or religious exemption from Jefferson.

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