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.
Licensed to practice professional nursing in the Commonwealth of PA.
Completion of approved Registered Nurse program,
Bachelor’s Degree 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.
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.