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Intervention Nurse - Mammography @ HUP - FT - Days

Job ID: 160911
Category: Nursing
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Date Posted: Nov 9, 2022
Work Schedule: Day Shift, Full Time (40 hours per week)

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Description

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?

Summary:

The Breast Imaging Nurse works with the breast radiologists and technologists in the outpatient breast imaging clinic to provide care for patients undergoing routine screening, diagnostic imaging, and minimally invasive breast imaging procedures. The nurse is a critical member of our multidisciplinary team, helping to ensure holistic care of patients pre, during, and post procedures. Prior to our procedures, our nurse will provide pre-procedural education to our patients to help them prepare for and understand the procedure. Following the procedure, the nurse will administer post-procedural care including holding pressure of a superficial wound and administering appropriate wound care. The nurse will also provide post-procedural education and instructions to our patients. The nurse is responsible for procedural medication management, which is limited to local anesthesia. Additional responsibilities include confirming procedural appointments and conveying benign biopsy results via telephone to our patients.

Credentials:

• 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
• ACLS Certification preferred
• Must acquire CCRN or other national certification as defined in the HUP Nursing Policy Manual within 4 years of hire 

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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