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306114 Ambulatory Nurse II

Penn Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104
The Rheumatology Clinical Nurse will be responsible for providing compassionate and high quality care for patients who are followed in the Rheumatology Clinic. The ideal candidate will be comfortable working in a fast-paced high-volume outpatient clinical practice. The RN is responsible for triaging patients for their assigned providers with the following duties:¢\tFacilitating patient access to the clinic¢\tReturning patient calls¢\tReviewing and refilling prescriptions¢\tResponding to patient portal messages¢\tProviding patient education regarding disease and medication management¢\tInjection administration. Please note that this position is primarily a telephonic nurse position. Telephone triage experience is preferred. The RN is expected to handle the workload appropriately and in a timely manner, per clinical policy. The RN will work closely with the providers and administrative staff to provide comprehensive care for the patients. The RN is expected to promote organizational values of patient and visitor satisfaction by demonstrating courtesy and respect for patients and their families, visitors and other employees. Must demonstrate competence in the care of patients served. The Ambulatory Nurse II Colleague is an RN that practices as a full partner on the health care team and consistently demonstrates safe practice within the organizational professional practice model. The Ambulatory Nurse II Colleague possesses the knowledge, skills and the attitude to effectively meet standards for competent professional nursing practice as specified in the Ambulatory Nurse II position description addendum. The Ambulatory Nurse II Colleague exhibits UPHS organizational behavioral competencies which reflect its mission and are embedded in the professional practice competency domains. The Ambulatory Nurse II Colleague independently provides patient care through the application of the nursing process and accepts accountability for the nursing care of assigned patients. Assigned patients may range in age from infancy to the elderly. The Ambulatory Nurse II Colleague demonstrates within the competency domains of Continuous Quality Improvement, Evidence Based Practice and Research, Leadership, Person and Family Centered Care, Professionalism, Safety, Technology/Informatics, and Teamwork. The Ambulatory Nurse II Colleague works closely with the interprofessional health care team to facilitate the coordination of care across the continuum. The nurse focuses on expanding the knowledge and skills necessary to provide individualized care based on physical,psychosocial, cultural, educational, safety, and age appropriate considerations of assigned patients. The Ambulatory Nurse II Colleague seeks feedback in assuming leadership roles and provides feedback for improved clinical practice. The nurse demonstrates how nursing practice impacts the organizational vision, mission, and values.

Registered Nurse with active PA state licensure. Must also possess active NJ state licensure or be willing to apply for NJ RN license within a month of starting the job. BLS/CPR required. National or specialty based certification preferred. BSN degree from an accredited school of nursing with 15 months or more of relevant professional nursing experience required.

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Posted: 2020-09-10 Expires: 2020-10-10

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306114 Ambulatory Nurse II

Penn Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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