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The Department of Rehab Medicine is looking for a highly motivated nurse to join the team. Our mission is to provide comprehensive, state of the art patient care to this expanding group of Rehab patients. This is a full time, outpatient, weekday position based at Penn Medicine at Rittenhouse location offering a competitive salary and benefit package. We are open to new grads.
The Ambulatory Nurse would provide clinical support in a highly specialized center dedicated to adults with Multiple Rehab disease. We are looking for an energetic and engaged individual who seeks to make a clinical impact, someone who is willing to go the extra mile, and a team member who strives for improvement.
You would work closely with physicians, nurse practitioners, and administrative staff to provide comprehensive and compassionate care. With your clinical and organizational skills, you will represent excellence in patient-centered care. Responsibilities include but are not limited to, supporting outpatient patients as well as providing office support with phone and results triage, patient education. Quality process improvement is another opportunity you could pursue.
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.
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 Colleague exhibits UPHS organizational behavioral 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 Ambulatory Nurse II Colleague 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 (Definitions listed below).
The Ambulatory Nurse II Colleague 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.
Evidence-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.
Safety: The nurse minimizes risk of harm to patients, families, providers, and self through system effectiveness and individual performance. Professionalism: The nurse demonstrates a commitment to the nursing profession through lifelong learning, adherence to ANA’s Code of Ethics for Nurses, participation in a professional organization, and advancing community outreach.
Person and Family-Centered Care: The nurse recognizes the patient (or the patient’s designee) as the source of control and a full partner in providing compassionate and coordinated care based on respect for the patient’s preferences, values, and needs.
Leadership: 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. Informatics/Technology: The nurse utilizes appropriate information and technology to communicate, manage knowledge, mitigate error, and support decision making across the continuum.
Teamwork: The nurse effectively engages in the process of cooperation, coordination, and collaboration in an effort to provide safe, quality outcomes for patients within inter and intra-professional teams, including virtual teams.
Continuous 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.
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)/CN1 experience accepted
Bachelor's degree Required- BSN from an accredited school of nursing. Certification in specialty preferred.
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