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229300 RN Speciality

Penn Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104
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Penn Medicine is seeking a Full-Time Registered Nurse to join Penn Endocrinology Washington Square in Philadelphia, PA. As a Registered Nurse with Penn Endocrinology Washington Square you will assist the practice manager and providers in maintaining a patient/customer focus, support the delivery of highest quality care within a specialty outpatient setting, share a passion for patient and customer centered care, and assist in exceeding patient satisfaction and financial and operational targets. The RN Specialty accomplishes this by providing care for patients up to the scope of their license in a variety of methods: over the phone, in writing, and in person.Job responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:¢ Patient triage through phone, voicemail, walk-in, or electronic health record messages and in-baskets. ¢ Directly monitors messages for/from providers and addresses as directed. ¢ Speaks with provider when clinical questions/issues are outside their scope of expertise. Documents all interactions in patients record. ¢ Administers prescribed medications, gives injections and vaccinations; reads PPD results. Processes prescription refill requests. ¢ Performs various tests as per practice protocol and provider direction: properly prepares the patient, monitors patient response (based on type of test), and accurately documents the results. ¢ Orders labs, radiology studies, DME, and other items needed to support care of the patient.¢ Performs transitional care management (TCM), ER and hospital discharge follow-up where appropriate and as directed. Works closely with the physician and patient to manage high-risk and/or complex patients. May serve as liaison between patient and other departments as patient care needs demand. ¢ Obtains specimens for testing, reports abnormal values appropriately; performs all necessary controls; documents properly; prepares specimens for transport as necessary. ¢ Provides education to patients regarding diagnosis, test or lab results (normal and abnormal), chronic disease management, and medications. ¢ Assists with minor surgical procedures by handling instruments, maintaining sterile field, positioning of patient, wound cleaning and dressing, etc. ¢ Prepares patient paperwork: insurance and disability forms, referrals, pre-certifications, prior authorizations, school/work forms, etc. ¢ Assists in orienting new team members and serves as resource to LPNs and Medical Assistants ¢ Where appropriate, participates in and performs procedures as directed by provider. May include room/patient scheduling, supplies ordering, and room preparation. ¢ When directed, reviews and prepares patient chart prior to office visit or procedure. Preps provider of all pertinent clinical information. ¢ May perform additional duties based on operational need: scheduling appointments, managing medication storage closets and crash carts, obtaining patient vital signs, managing equipment/instruments, and rooming patients.

Educational requirements:\n• Graduate of an accredited school of nursing; Associate's degree in Nursing - required; Bachelor's degree in Nursing (BSN) - highly preferred or at least in pursuit\n\nLicensure, Certification or Registration Requirements:\n• Active PA Registered Nurse license - required\n• Basic Life Saving certification (BLS)/CPR -required \n\n\nRelated Work Experience:\n• Minimum of 1 year of nursing experience - required\n• 3 years of RN experience - highly preferred \n• IV Experience - highly preferred \n• Infusion Experience - highly preferred\n• Endocrinology Experience - highly preferred \n\nSpecialized Skills & Knowledge Requirements\n• Strong customer service orientation and ability to follow through issues to resolution.\n• Highly effective verbal communication and interpersonal skills to establish working relations that foster optimal\npatient care\n• Computer software skills and knowledge\n• Experience using EMR systems\n• Ability to speak, read, and, write in English


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Posted: 2020-12-14 Expires: 2021-02-11

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229300 RN Speciality

Penn Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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Median Salary: $71,730

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