Registered Nurse

Medical · Chester, Pennsylvania
Department Medical
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

About Us

ChesPenn is a network of community health centers spanning Chester and Delaware Counties.  Our mission is to provide quality, integrated, and culturally sensitive medical, dental, and behavioral healthcare to adults and children regardless of their income, insurance status, or ability to pay.

 

Simply put, our goal is to provide a healthcare home for every person living in the communities we serve. Be part of our mission to care for your community. This is a job that will love you back!

 

Position Summary

ChesPenn is seeking a self-motivated, skilled nurse to support the residents and preceptors who provide primary and prenatal care at our Center for Family Health at Eastside.  This is an outstanding opportunity to be a part of a dynamic community health practice dedicated to providing the highest standard of care to everyone who needs health services.

 

The Registered Nurse supports ChesPenn’s mission to provide quality health care for all community members by coordinating healthcare services and promoting healthy behavior through patient education and care.  The RN's role includes supervision of medical assistant staff.

 

Qualifications 

  • RN required; BSN preferred
  • Three (3) years in nursing or related field
  • Current Pennsylvania Nursing Registration
  • Current COVID-19 and flu vaccines required

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • 3+ years' nursing experience, preferably in ambulatory care or community health
  • Understanding of demographics of medically under-served communities
  • Strong computer skills, including experience in an EMR environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to serve as a supportive member of  a health care team
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license and a licensed automobile, preferred
  • Ability to meet approved minimal physical and medical standard
  • Good written and verbal communication skills

 

What You’ll Do

 

Clinical

  • Provide professional nursing services, including but not limited to; assessment, triage of walk-in and telephone patients, case management, planning of care and provision of care supportive to or restorative of life and well being
  • Manage chronic and acute health problems under protocol
  • Counsel clients on management of their illness while listening to their concerns, fears, and complaints
  • Conduct educational sessions for all patients
  • Administer and monitor medications, treatments, injections, immunizations, and PPD testing, as needed, to assist in the provision of care
  • Perform EKGs, blood glucose tests, and other procedures
  • Perform venipunctures
  • Dress wounds
  • Perform emergency care and routine first-aid
  • Provide on-going patient education, counseling, follow-up, and advocacy
  • Act as liaison for patient in respect to their care with specialists, consultants, other provider offices, laboratories, and insurance companies
  • Refer clients needing further assessment or case management of episodic and chronic medical, surgical, podiatry, optometry, dental, psychiatric and other health problems identified through assessment
  • Supervise and support medical assistants
  • Provide follow-up on identified needs from quality assurance
  • Participate in case conferences and other team activities
  • Travel to various ChesPenn locations as requested
  • Maintain confidentiality of clinical records and information in accordance with HIPAA regulations.
  • Maintain a courteous and professional demeanor towards patients, staff members, and all other guests at the health center

Clerical

  • Document all patient contacts, case updates, and referrals in the medical record according to established protocols and standards
  • Collect and organize patient data
  • Prepare reports for various organizations requesting information on the patient’s medical care
  • Conduct chart audits for collection of clinical measures data
  • Assist with inventories of medical supplies, medications, durable medical equipment, emergency equipment and immunizations
  • Conduct laboratory paperwork as required
  • Participate in meetings and committees to ensure the delivery of quality health care

 

Administrative

  • Coordinate medical services to ensure quality delivery of care to adults, pediatrics, and women’s health care patients
  • Communicate all pertinent organizational information to reporting staff
  • Oversees CLIA regulations
  • Follow requirements for State and local reporting of reportable diseases

 

What We Offer

 

  • Health and Life Insurance Benefits
  • Paid Leave (vacation, personal and sick leave)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • 401(a) Retirement Account
  • Employee Assistance Program

 

ChesPenn is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Because employees work with families and children and due to the sensitive nature of patient medical information, we require all applicants who receive and accept employment offers to complete child abuse and criminal background checks before being hired.

 

 

 



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  • Location
    Chester, Pennsylvania
  • Department
    Medical
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced