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Registered Nurse - Urgent & Primary Care | North Philadelphia | Pennsylvania



Philadelphia, PA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, August 15, 2023

The registered nurse will provide primary and urgent care services to adults, according to certification at our homeless medical respite program.


  • Supports, leads, and directs clinical/operational processes in the Medical Respite
  • Supports medical facilities, Admissions Manager and other referral sources in assessing and accepting referrals into the respite
  • Provides education and assessment to patients looking to access MAT programs
  • Provide medication management using specified guidelines outlined by the medical respite standards
  • Observes ambulatory care guidelines for infection control (handwashing, care of environment, use of safety syringes and sharps containers, use of personal protective equipment)
  • Evaluates and treats patients in accordance with clinical best practices for post-acute care in a medical respite care setting
  • In collaboration with the case manager, connects clients to primary care, behavioral health, family violence or other social services as needed
  • Provides client-centered health services that incorporate self-management plans
  • Provide ongoing management, education, and support of patients in all phases of treatment including scheduled nursing visits medication teaching, monitoring, pill counts, observed dosing, and medication refills
  • Exhibit non-judgmental, empathetic and supportive approach when communicating with patients/families and staff
  • Incorporates evidence-based practices as appropriate for the individual patient
  • Works within all state and federal laws and regulations and the agreement with the collaborative physician
  • Administers medications and manages acute and chronic health problems using evidence-based protocols
  • Notifies immediate supervisor of significant problems
  • Provides patient/education, health counseling, and health advocacy services to patients and significant others. Be willing to work evenings and weekends, as deemed necessary
  • Provide on-call support
  • Maintains positive relationships with funding sources and community organizations
  • Completes appropriate documentation with record keeping
  • Patient contact: Approximately 70% of the time
  • Consistently use clear, concise, and effective written and oral communication; and comply with departmental policies when sharing/documenting relevant patient care data
  • Perform other related tasks and duties, as directed and assigned
  • Act in the capacity of a mandated reporter to both the State of Pennsylvania and the Joint Commission
  • Perform additional duties as outlined by Supervisor


  • Certified as a Registered Nurse in the State of Pennsylvania
  • Experience in primary and/or care, community health preferred
  • At least three (3) years of nursing experience
  • Keeps abreast of all pertinent federal, state regulations, laws, and policies as they presently exist and as they change or are modified
  • Comply with HIPAA and Confidentiality Policies and Procedures as they apply to the job
  • Comply with Department of Public Health (DPH), The Joint Commission and other accreditation and regulatory agencies standards
  • Knowledge and adherence to Infection Control and Environment of Care Guidelines and Procedures as described in the annual education module