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306101 Ambulatory Nurse II

Penn Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104
This Ambulatory Nurse provides nursing triage services and health advice for patients over the phone and via electronic messaging. Evaluates, assesses, and documents patients' questions or concerns. The nurse will also educate the caller when appropriate regarding immediate care, advice and preventative behaviors and schedule urgent appointments when necessary. Performs nursing functions as required within the DOM outpatient practice. Provides care for patients in all adult age groups from young adult to geriatrics, including assessment and management of the patients. Works closely with all members of the practice. 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. Hours may be adjusted to meet the operational needs of the Department. The Ambulatory Nurse II 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 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 exhibits UPHS organizational behavioral competencies which reflect its mission and are embedded in the professional practice competency domains. The Ambulatory Nurse II 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 e 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 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 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. 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: 2020-01-08 Expires: 2020-03-07

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306101 Ambulatory Nurse II

Penn Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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