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Pennsylvania Hospital

800 Spruce St Philadelphia, PA

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Hospital Bio

Pennsylvania Hospital was founded in 1751 by Benjamin Franklin and Dr. Thomas Bond to care for the "sick-poor and insane of Philadelphia." Pennsylvania Hospital is a 520-bed acute care facility that provides a full range of diagnostic and therapeutic medical services and functions as a major teaching and clinical research institution. Pennsylvania Hospital is part of Penn Medicine and is located at 8th and Spruce Streets in the historic Society Hill district of Philadelphia.

Hospital Info

Facility Type: Acute Care Hospitals

Ownership: Voluntary non-profit - Private

Military Hospital: No

Awards/Certifications: 100 Top Hospitals by Truven Health, 50 Best Hospitals by Becker's Hospital Review, America's 100 "Most Wired" Hospitals, Beacon Award for Excellence, Blue Distinction Centers, Magnet® Award for Nursing, Philadelphia Magazine's Top Doctors, The Gold Seal of Approval by The Joint Commission

Teaching Hospital: Yes

Number of beds: 534

Services At This Hospital

  • Allergy
  • ALS Center
  • Anesthesia
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Bloodless Medicine & Surgery
  • Cancer
  • Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Community Behavioral Health
  • Crisis Response Center
  • Dermatology
  • Diabetes
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Endocrinology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Gynecology
  • Hematology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Integrated Breast Center
  • Medicine
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neonatology
  • Neurology
  • Neurosciences
  • Neurosurgery
  • Obstetrics
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopaedics
  • Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Center
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Primary Care/Family Medicine
  • Psychiatry
  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Radiology
  • Rheumatology
  • Robotics
  • Sleep Medicine
  • Solutions for Women
  • Surgery
  • Travel Medicine
  • Urology
  • Vascular Medicine
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Women's Cardiovascular Center
  • Women's Health
4.3 review

Medical-Surgical (MS, Med-Surg)

RN

PROS:

Adequate staffing, patient census high, professional, state of the art technology, cafe food decent, good team mates, friendly oriented, animal program, good pay compensation

CONS:

Unrealistic with Press Gainey scores

Psychiatric (Mental Health)

Medical psychiatric nurse

PROS:

Teamwork is a big plus everyone works together which helps in every situation . Scheduling and time off is a plus.

CONS:

None

Oncology

Five Stars

PROS:

Amazing patients, amazing nurses and doctors!

CONS:

None

Nurse Manager/Supervisor/Director

Five Stars

PROS:

put your roller skates on and get engaged extremely busy, must get engaged, 5:1 ratios, great learning experience

CONS:

None

Psychiatric (Mental Health)

Five Stars

PROS:

There is a lot of opportunities for professional growth. There is an excellent communication bridge between direct care employees and administration.

CONS:

None

Pediatric ICU (PICU)

Four Stars

PROS:

Work here. It's great!

CONS:

None

Medical-Surgical (MS, Med-Surg)

Three Stars

PROS:

I would tell the nurse that they need to be able to deal with different types of personalities.

CONS:

None

Medical-Surgical (MS, Med-Surg)

Five Stars

PROS:

You will love it here! I never thought I'd say this but I can see myself retiring from this place!

CONS:

None

Medical-Surgical (MS, Med-Surg)

Four Stars

PROS:

Have professionalism, compassion,loyalty and and efficient care to work Conducive to efficient care

CONS:

None

Home Health (Hospice)

Four Stars

PROS:

Great place to work.

CONS:

None

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