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Ambulatory Nurse II- Division of Translational Medicine and Human Genetics

Job ID: 147547
Category: Nursing
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Date Posted: Aug 16, 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 Division of Translational Medicine and Human Genetics is seeking to hire a full-time Ambulatory Nurse II. Our division consists of clinical geneticists, genetic counselors, clinical coordinators and a nurse practitioner who care for patients in a variety of clinics. We specialize in caring for adults with lysosomal storage disorders, neurofibromatosis type 1, general genetic disorders, aortopathies, HHT and rare hereditary cancer syndromes. We also have partnerships with other divisions and departments within Penn Medicine to provide genetics services. This position has remote work capabilities for 75% of the time. One office day per week is required.

Learn more about our group at our website:

The Ambulatory RN II will responsible in performing the following duties:

* Care for patients in all adult age groups from young adults to geriatrics, including assessment and management of the patients. Works closely with all members of the practice.

* Promote organizational values of patient and visitor satisfaction by demonstrating courtesy and respect for patients and their families, visitors and other employees.

* Demonstrate competence in the care of patients served.

The Ambulatory Nurse II Colleague 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. Under a physician’s supervision, specific duties the Ambulatory Nurse II will assist in include:

  • prior authorizations for specialty drugs
  • refilling prescriptions
  • helping coordinate care/imaging
  • return of normal/uncomplicated test results
  • managing MyPennMedicine messages/phone calls from patients

The Ambulatory Nurse II Colleague 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 Organizational competencies which reflect its mission and are embedded in the professional practice competency domains.

The Ambulatory Nurse II Colleague 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 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 Colleague works closely with the inter professional 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

After a period of training and orientation, the option of remote work 50% of the time is available.

Minimum Requirements: Must have Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited school of nursing, at time of hire.

• Must have more than 15 months relevant professional nursing experience and completion of the Nurse Residency Program, if applicable, at time of hire.

• Must possess active Pennsylvania RN License, at time of hire.

• Must possess active BLS/CPR, as a healthcare provider as per the American Heart Association at time of hire.

  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (Required)
  • BLS/ACLS/PALS; per specialty Required.
  • Registered Nurse - PA (Required)
  • RN Required with state licensure.

Education or Equivalent Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science Nursing (Required)
  • Bachelor's degree Required- BSN from an accredited school of nursing and 15+ months relevant professional nursing experience. Certification in specialty preferred.

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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