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903225 1Ambulatory Nurse II

Penn Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104
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. They possess 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 exhibits UPHS organizational behavioral competencies which reflect its mission and are embedded in the professional practice competency domains. 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 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 (Definitions listed below). 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.This position involves working with the following patient populations:¢\tCardiac and Vascular Disease - Heart and Vascular Service Line¢\tPulmonary Disease focus on Interstitial Lung Disease¢\tServes as a point of contact for appointment referrals from referring providers or other schedulers into the Heart and Vascular Service Line and Advanced Lung Disease (ILD) ¢\tServe as an access facilitator and specialty expert in Heart and Vascular and Advanced Lung disease in order to determine most appropriate specialty and provider for the patient. ¢\tUse protocols and/or decision trees to aid in decision making¢\tWork with practice staff (clinical and non-clinical) members, transition coordinators and providers when unsure about best placement for patient.¢\tWill take calls from any scheduler who is not sure which subspecialty/provider is appropriate to care for the patient¢\tOutreach to clinical teams/providers when NPV slot not available¢\tLoop closure in all instances¢\tDevelop cohesive relationships with program/practice managers with regularly scheduled meetings to ensure templates are current and to provide feedback on access challenges. ¢\tReach out to the manager and clinical team if a new patient slot is not available in a timely manner (timely to be defined by respective Programs) ¢\tComplete New Patient Intake Form as appropriate and routes to designated pools so medical record retrieval can begin¢\tCoordinate testing with appointment when applicableYou will have the opportunity to work with a care team that includes Schedulers, clinic RNs, APPs and providers in Interstitial Lung Disease program as well as the Heart and Vascular service line.Accountabilities¢\tEvidence Based Practice and Research: The nurse evaluates and integrates best current evidence with clinical expertise and patient and family preferences and values for the delivery of optimal health care and system effectiveness. ¢\tSafety: The nurse minimizes risk of harm to patients, families, providers and self through system effectiveness and individual performance.¢\tProfessionalism: The nurse demonstrates a commitment to the nursing profession through lifelong learning, adherence to ANAs Code of Ethics for Nurses, participation in a professional organization and advancing community outreach.¢\tPerson and Family Centered Care: The nurse recognizes the patient (or the patients designee) as the source of control and a full partner in providing compassionate and coordinated care based on respect for the patients preferences, values, and needs.¢\tLeadership: The nurse effectively collaborates and applies innovative, systems thinking to engage in systematic, evidence based problem solving and decision making to promote effective changes within a complex care delivery system supporting the vision of Penn Medicine.¢\tInformatics/Technology: The nurse utilizes appropriate information and technology to communicate, manage knowledge, mitigate error, and support decision making across the continuum.¢\tTeamwork: The nurse effectively engages in the process of cooperation, coordination, and collaboration in an effort to provide for safe, quality outcomes for patients within inter and intra-professional teams, including virtual teams.¢\tContinuous Quality Improvement (CQI): The nurse utilizes data and QI methods to identify potential and actual problems and opportunities to provide care that is safe, timely, efficient, effective, and equitable.¢\tPerforms duties in accordance with Penn Medicine and entity values, policies, and procedures¢\tOther duties as assigned to support the unit, department, entity, and health system organization

Required Education and Experience:\t\n•\tBachelor’s Degree (BSN) from an accredited school of nursing is required\n•\tMore than 15 months relevant professional nursing experience.\n\nRequired Licenses/Certifications:\n•\tRN with state licensure\n•\tBLS/ACLS/PALS per specialty\n•\tCertification in specialty preferred

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Posted: 2021-08-06 Expires: 2021-11-02

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903225 1Ambulatory Nurse II

Penn Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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