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Ambulatory Nurse II- Med Rheumatology

Job ID: 146819
Category: Nursing
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Date Posted: Aug 5, 2022

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Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

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:

· Facilitating patient access to the clinic

· Returning patient calls

· Reviewing and refilling prescriptions

· Responding to patient portal messages

· Providing patient education regarding disease and medication management

· Injection 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.

 

    Minimum Requirements:
    Registered Nurse with active PA state licensure. Must also possess active NJ state licensure or be willing to apply for NJ RN license within 3 months of starting the job. BLS/CPR required. BSN degree from an accredited school of nursing with 15 months or more of relevant professional nursing experience required

    We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

    Live Your Life's Work

    We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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