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421008 Clinical Nurse 2- PMHH

Penn Medicine
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
Seeking a Telehealth Nurse for our Bala Cynwyd or West Chester Office. This position the Clinical Nurse II will be Virtual assisting patients (this is not a work from home position).Specialty experience in oncology, cardiology, emergency nursing or geriatric nursing (Preferred). In this position, the Clinical Nurse will virtually monitor, assess, engage, and intervene with a cohort of high risk home health patients between scheduled visits. In close collaboration with the home health interdisciplinary team, patient, and physicians, the nurse will use the case management process to set priorities, plan, organize, and implement interventions that are goal directed toward self-care/long term care outcomes, and the transition to stabilization or independent status. The nurse will partner with the home health team to coordinate and facilitate the delivery of care. Using various modalities such as video chat, calls, and home care visits the nurse will:¢Along with other members of the home health team, conduct comprehensive screenings and assessments that include the medical, behavioral, pharmaceutical and social needs of the patient.¢Identify gaps in care and barriers to attaining improved health by continually assessing the patients knowledge of their clinical condition(s) and provide education and self-management support based on the patients unique learning style. ¢Collaborate on the creation and implementation a care plan that will address the identified needs, remove the barriers and improve the health of the patient. ¢Serve as the contact point, advocate and resource for the patient, their family and their physician.¢Measure, improve and maintain quality outcomes (clinical, financial, and functional) for individual patients and the population served. The Clinical 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 Clinical Nurse II possesses the knowledge, skills and the attitude to effectively meet standards for competent professional nursing practice. The Clinical Nurse II exhibits UPHS organizational behavioral competencies which reflect its mission and are embedded in the professional practice competency domains. The Clinical Nurse II independently provides patient care through the application of the nursing process and accepts accountability for the nursing care of assigned patients ranging in age from infancy to the elderly. Additional competencies include Continuous Quality Improvement, Evidence Based Practice and Research, Leadership, Person and Family Centered Care, Professionalism, Safety, Technology/Informatics, and Teamwork. The Clinical 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 patients. The Clinical Nurse II will seek feedback in assuming leadership roles and provides feedback for improved clinical practice, demonstrates how nursing practice impacts the organizational vision, mission, and goals and the care delivery system, and will comply with all regulations and standards of regulatory and accrediting bodies.

• Must have Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited school of nursing, at time of hire.\n• Must have more than 15 months relevant professional nursing experience and completion of the Nurse Residency Program, if applicable, at time of hire.\n• Must possess active Pennsylvania RN License, at time of hire.\n• Must possess active BLS/CPR, as a healthcare provider as per the American Heart Association at time of hire.\n• Must have a valid driver’s license, a car and car insurance.\n•Specialty experience in oncology, cardiology, emergency nursing or geriatric nursing (Preferred).

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Posted: 2020-08-24 Expires: 2020-10-25

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421008 Clinical Nurse 2- PMHH

Penn Medicine
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004

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