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Ambulatory Nurse II - Gastroenterology
  • Job ID: 87829
  • Job Category: Nursing
  • Specialty Area: Gastroenterology
  • Primary Shift: Day
  • Work Schedule: Please see description
  • Penn Medicine Entity: Clinical Practices of the University of Pennsylvania
  • Location: Philadelphia, PA
  • Address: 3400 Civic Center Boulevard
  • Education Required: Per Position Description
  • Experience Required: Per Position Description
  • Employment Type: Full-Time Regular


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?

Position Description:
The primary purpose of this role, within the Penn Gastroenterology and Liver Center is to support Inflammatory Bowel Disease providers and their patients. Responsibilities include: treatment plan development, patient education, phone triage, review of laboratory, radiology and pathology results, and care coordination with other sub specialties and insurance providers.

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 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 nonphysical, psychosocial, cultural, educational, safety, and age appropriate considerations of assigned patients.

Minimum Requirements:
Licensed to practice professional nursing in the Commonwealth of PA.

Completion of approved Registered Nurse program,
Bachelor’s Degree required.

BLS Required

Prior outpatient experience preferred.

Computer experience is required with a clear knowledge of computer applications in the clinical settings.

Familiarity with the internet is required.

Additional Information:

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.


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