The primary purpose of this role, within the Penn Comprehensive Multiple Sclerosis Center, is to provide care coordination, patient education, phone triage, symptom management, complex infusion/medication management, and result review of multiple sclerosis patients. This nurse will need a high level of triage skill to be successful in this busy Multiple Sclerosis division. The Penn MS Center is comprised of an interdisciplinary team of physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, administrative staff, specialty pharmacy, and research coordinators.
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,
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.
- BSN from an accredited school
of nursing And More than 15 months relevant
professional nursing experience.
- State of PA RN License.
- BLS/ACLS/PALS per specialty
- Certification in specialty.
- Neurology experience or knowledge.
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.