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Registered Nurse - RN Clinical Practice: Immunology Dept

Central Recruiting
Philadelphia, PA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description


Industry: Healthcare / Health Services

Job Category: Medical / Health - Nurse

  • Immunology section is a family centered medical home providing Primary and Specialty care for people living with HIV and/or affected such as exposed infants, Prevention services (PrEP), and post exposure prophylaxis (PEP) from birth through young adult. Patients with other Immunodeficiencies and outpatient Infectious disease (ID) patients are also provided Specialty care within the section.

Job Summary

    • Record and update chief complaint, medical, allergy and medication history along with preferred lab and pharmacy in patient EMR
    • Accurately takes and records vital signs including blood pressure, pulse ox, temperature, height/lengths, weights, and head circumferences. Assists with vision and hearing testing and other office procedures including POCT (point of care testing) including Rapid Influenza, Rapid Strep, Urine pregnancy, Urine chem strip, Glucose finger stick, and Rapid HIV
    • Administer vaccinations, maintain storage and handling along with inventory per VFC (Vaccines for Children) program standards
    • Administer therapeutic injections under provider supervision and order with proper documentation within electronic chart (ex. medication, lot number, injection site and other required information). Performs venipuncture and process specimens accurately in preparation for send out to lab vendor.
    • Maintains sufficient inventory of medical supplies when needed.
    • Adheres to JCAHO, OSHA and all regulatory guidelines.
    • Ensures all results and clinical reports are in EMR for review
    • Telephone triage within scope of practice for medical advice and health education
    • Track and outreach post hospital discharge and ER visits for follow up using HSX (health information exchange) with documentation of transition of care communication/education
    • Completion of health assessments, school/ camp forms
    • EPSDT tracking using NaviNet for care gap reports and high risk patients in accordance with MCO criteria and population health stratification for engagement in medical care with care management team and plan
    • Order/route refills of appropriate maintenance medications; assist with Prior authorization of medically necessary medication, regimens or therapeutics
    • Knowledge and ability to follow guidelines per Bright Future recommendations.
    • Other duties as assigned

Skills and Abilities:

Ability to handle multiple projects. Demonstrates ability to listen effectively and communicate both written and verbally. Ability to work independently and also within interdisciplinary team setting with the focus on providing a culturally competent and trauma informed patient center medical home. Able to make sound, reasonable judgments using analytical and problem-solving approaches. Demonstrates knowledge of patient/ family outcome management. Knowledge of medical terminology.


  • Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing


-5 years of Pediatric experience

-Bilingual English/Spanish

Schedule: Mon - Fri 8:30a - 5p

Note: Job is a union position - Union PASNAP. Compensation is based on years of experience.

Relocation Assistance Available - Possible for ideal candidate

Candidate Details

2+ to 5 years experience

Seniority Level - Associate

Management Experience Required - No

Minimum Education - High School Diploma or Equivalent

Willingness to Travel - Never

Why we're a great company

St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, a partnership between Tower Health and Drexel University, is a 188-bed facility that provides exceptional care to children throughout the Greater Philadelphia area and surrounding counties.

St. Christopher's has more than 220 pediatric experts on staff, combining top-notch pediatric care with a wide array of pediatric specialties including Cardiology, Ear, Nose and Throat, Gastroenterology, Oncology, and Orthopedics. It houses the only Verified Pediatric Burn Center between New York City and Baltimore and is one of only three Level I Pediatric Trauma Centers in Pennsylvania. St. Christopher's is a Magnet® designated hospital and was recognized as a Women's Choice Award Best Children's Hospital.

In addition to its main location in Philadelphia, the hospital has a growing network of primary and specialty care locations throughout the Philadelphia suburbs and New Jersey so your child's health conditions can be treated close to home.

Tower Health recognizes paying for education can be expensive. As part of our Educational Assistance benefit, the Tower Health Tuition Discount Program offers tuition reimbursement and other discounts to more than one hundred local and national schools. This includes Drexel University, Alvernia University, and Immaculata University – just to name a few.

Through the Tower Health Tuition Discount Program, eligible employees, spouses, dependents, and domestic partners may be eligible to receive the following benefits:

  • Save 5 to 50 percent on tuition.
  • Waived application fees.
  • Discounts for your dependents, spouses, and domestic partners.

About the Organization

Tower Health is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people. Together, our seven hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care from prevention, screenings & education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation. We also offer wellness programs & public health services that ensure our communities are the healthiest they can be. Our caring, highly trained physicians and staff are committed to patient safety and patient satisfaction.

With more than 11,000 team members, Tower Health includes Reading Hospital, a teaching hospital based in West Reading; Chestnut Hill Hospital, a teaching hospital in Philadelphia; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown; and St. Christopher's Hospital for Children. We also operate Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing & Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences, & we have a comprehensive physician network.

Collaboration across Tower Health enables our hospitals, providers, leadership & staff to leverage best practices across the health system. Our hospitals have received national recognition for advanced care in areas such as neurosurgery and stroke, cardiac & vascular surgery, trauma, hematology & oncology. Reading HealthPlex, which opened at Reading Hospital in October 2016, combines state-of-the-art technology and world-class design to make the HealthPlex one of the most sophisticated surgical centers & inpatient facilities in the region.

At Tower Health, we have a rich history of providing high-quality, cost-effective care in the communities we serve. As the healthcare industry continues to change, one thing remains steadfast: Tower Health's commitment to Advancing Health, Transforming Lives.

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Philadelphia, PA