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POST DATE 9/17/2016
END DATE 11/6/2016
JOB DESCRIPTIONThe RN - Staff/Clinical Nurse will assist with delivering high quality, efficient medical care to patients in the Heart Failure Clinical Excellence Program within the Temple Heart and Vascular Institute. The RN will work with complex heart failure patients and will support both the physicians and advance practitioners with patient care management. Responsibilities include: providing and/or coordinating timely direct and indirect patient care services to include assessments, interventions, referrals, documentation, telephone triage and pre-cert registration processes. The incumbent is also responsible for providing ongoing health education and counseling activities; prompt abnormal testing reporting and follow-up; and maintaining follow-up logs for record keeping purposes. The incumbent will travel to satellite locations such as Oaks, Fort Washington and Fox Chase Cancer Center. Performs other duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience:
Professional licensure as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of PA. Experience providing care management to complex heart failure patients.
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.
*Ability to travel to satellite locations such as Oaks, Fort Washington and Fox Chase Cancer Center, as needed.
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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