Job description

Requirements

  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Philadelphia

Description

Description


The RN-Staff/Clinical Nurse, at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine’s Department of Medicine – Section of Hematology, will assist in delivering high quality, efficient medical care to patients in an outpatient setting. The incumbent will support the faculty and fellows with patient care management. 

Responsibilities include: conducting comprehensive nursing assessments, obtaining patient history and vital signs; administering injections, maintaining records of vital statistics and other pertinent patient data in the EMR system; working with faculty members in clinic; appropriately fielding/triaging patient telephone calls regarding medication changes, clinical status, prescription renewals, changes in condition etc.; providing individual assistance to patients, families and caregivers to help identify and overcome barriers which may hinder quality medical patient care; providing information and feedback to referring physicians and third party payers; scheduling patient admissions and transfers and other tests for assessment and evaluation of blood diseases; and obtaining required pre-cert or prior authorization to assure the timely approvals of patients complex treatments and drugs. The incumbent is also responsible for providing ongoing health education and counseling activities; prompt abnormal test reporting and follow-up; and maintaining follow-up logs for record keeping purposes; and working closely with our nurse navigator, social worker and infusion nurses. Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience:
Professional licensure as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of PA.

Required Skills and Abilities:
*Demonstrated high degree of professionalism and nursing competence.
*Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work effectively as a member of an inter-disciplinary team. 
*Demonstrated computer skills and ability to navigate multiple computer applications. 
*Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
*Proven organizational and time management skills with a strong attention to detail.

Preferred:
*BSN
*Spanish speaking skills. 
*Experience with hematologic malignancies
*ACLS certification.


Temple University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by law.


Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and. employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.


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Primary Location: Pennsylvania-Philadelphia-Health Sciences Campus (HSC)-Temple University Hospital
Job: Staff
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular

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