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Penn Medicine





Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States


Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?


ion/Location/Company Description:

Penn Medicine's hospitals are all recognized as among the best. The Department of Nursing is proud to be designated a MAGNET recognized facility. The COVID-19 Vaccine and the Flu Shots are required for all Penn Medicine employees. The Surgical Transplant unit at HUP has been providing care to transplant patients for over 5 decades. 11 City is a 24 bed Transplant Surgery Unit providing specialized care to Liver, Kidney, Pancreas, Uterus, Hand, and Islet Cell Transplants. 11 City also cares for the Living Kidney Donor and Living Liver Donor patients. Our nurses are part of an innovative and dedicated interdisciplinary team at one of the top transplant facilities in the nation. This is an excellent experience for Nursing co-op students to continue to learn and develop Nursing skills. The staff are dedicated to help students succeed.

Position Description:

This program is designed to introduce nursing students to the role of the CNA/Nursing Assistant, and the opportunity to work with the finest nurses in the nation. As you work rotating shifts, this assignment will begin to prepare you for your transition from nursing student to professional nurse. This program offers a competitive salary and an opportunity in the near future for an excellent nursing career at our hospital. You will have the opportunity to learn from the very best with clinical support from the Nurse Managers, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Nurse Educators, and other team members with a unique opportunity to develop your skills. The Nursing Assistant will help our Clinical Nurses assist with patient care, and you will be involved with high-acuity patients in an exciting and fast paced environment.


Recommended Qualifications:

Nursing Level II students only. Student must have successfully completed or currently be enrolled in their first clinical and health assessment courses. Must have a 3.0 GPA or higher, and must be a Nursing Major.

Preferred Majors: Hlth. Sci. - Nursing

Level(s) of Experience Sought:
Intermediate - Some related work or volunteer experience/second Co-op
Advanced - Previous related work experience/final Co-op

Position Location:

Job Location:
1 Convention Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Transportation to work: Public Transportation Available within position's city/town

Travel required for position: No

Anticipated travel information:

Compensation Information:

Compensation Status: Hourly Paid or Salaried Position

Other Compensation: None

Other Compensation Details:

Approximate Hours Per Week: 36

Position Requirements/Restrictions:

Minimum GPA: 3.00

Citizenship Requirement: No Restriction

Unofficial Transcript requested: Yes

Pre-Employment Screening Requirements : Drug test, Background check, & Skills/aptitude test

Additional Application Instructions:

You may apply to two SCDConline job postings within Penn Medicine - Philadelphia Hospitals (Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, New Pavilion, HUP Cedar, and Pennsylvania Hospital). To qualify, you must be enrolled in the Bachelor of Science - Nursing program and have at least a 3.0 GPA or higher.

Interview Location: Employer Site

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Interview Scheduling Details:

Interview Scheduling: Student will contact Employer

Interview Instructions: PLEASE FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS TO SCHEDULE AN INTERVIEW: 1. Please send an email to: with the subject title: "Drexel Nursing Co-Op Interview To Be Scheduled" 2. In the e-mail, please list multiple dates and times you are available to interview. Please send an updated email if your availability changes. 3. Once you submit your availability to int

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

Live Your Life's Work

We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.