Registered Nurse Ambulatory

Full Time

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In 2017, Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health established The Marcus Institute of Integrative Health to expand the scope of our research, education and clinical care in integrative medicine. In doing so, we set the international standard for excellence in evidence-based, patient-centered integrative care. The Marcus Institute is now a key component of the historic, first-ever department of Integrative Medicine & Nutritional Sciences at Jefferson’s Sidney Kimmel Medical College, underscoring our imperative of expanding the horizons of innovative academic medicine. Our experienced physicians offer compassionate, individualized care. Using an innovative blend of traditional medicine, leading-edge technology and proven complementary therapies, we treat and prevent a range of chronic health issues, as well as empower patients to proactively manage their health and wellness for life. As an integral member of the of the clinical care team, the nurse effectively collaborates with providers and support staff and provides clinical nursing interventions. S/he communicates effectively and respectfully with patients to address individualized needs and priorities of patients that are consistent with their cultural beliefs and values.  Must maintain a current nursing license in the state of practice.


  • Integrates Evidence-Based Practice, clinical expertise, patients, their family/designated care partner(s) preferences and cultural beliefs and values for delivery of optimal healthcare.
  • Collaborates and communicates with primary care providers regarding patient care and management; supports efficient and timely communication between primary care providers and specialists.
  • Supports implementation of clinical care pathways for common primary care conditions and participates actively in quality improvement opportunities
  • Utilizes evidence-based ambulatory care nursing interventions during clinical visits, telephone encounters, and electronic communication
  • Provides patient, their family/designated care partner(s) education for preventive care, chronic disease management, and medication management, and management of common illnesses treated in the primary care setting
  • Documents all patient and their family/designated care partner(s) interactions and clinical care in electronic medical record (EMR) and nursing care given according to organizational standards and in compliance with applicable regulations.
  • Performs care coordination for patients i.e. abnormal results, triage, RN verification of vaccinations and other injections, management of in-baskets. (prior authorizations and forms)
  • Oversees clinical care essential to the assessment, promotion, maintenance and restoration of patients’ health and wellness.
  • Minimizes risk of harm to patient, their family/designated care partner(s) by following established nursing practices and protocols
  • Uses information technology to communicate, manage knowledge, and mitigate errors.
  • Uses data to monitor the outcomes of care processes and support ethical decision making; uses improvement methods to design and test changes to continuously improve the quality and safety of patient care.
  • Functions effectively within primary care inter-professional teams, fostering open communication, mutual respect, and shared decision-making to achieve
  • quality patient care.
  • Recognizes patient and their family/designated care partner(s) in providing safe, compassionate and coordinated care based on respect for patient’s preferences, priorities, needs, and cultural beliefs and values.
  • Creates an environment of belonging and inclusion and demonstrates skills in problem solving and conflict resolution.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to learning and seeks opportunities for continued professional growth and development.
  • Actively participates in team huddles/assemblies to provide announcements and clinical operations updates
  • Demonstrates willingness to give and receive feedback and integrates appropriate changes into practice.



  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required; BSN or completion of BSN within 3 years of hire strongly preferred.


  • 2+ years’ experience as a Nurse, in primary care or ambulatory setting preferred

Minimum Certifications, Registration or License Requirements:

  • Current RN licensure in state of employment; AHA BLS certification

Conditions of Employment:
Covid Vaccination is a requirement for employment at Jefferson for employees working at Jefferson’s clinical entities or at the University.  If you are not currently vaccinated you will be required to receive the vaccination prior to hire date if you are offered employment, unless you request and receive an approved medical or religious exemption from Jefferson.

Closing Statement
Jefferson includes Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health, a dynamic university and health system with broad reach across the Delaware Valley. Jefferson is the second largest employer in Philadelphia and the largest health system in Philadelphia based on total licensed beds.

Through the merger of Thomas Jefferson University and Philadelphia University in 2017, our University includes ten colleges and four schools. We are an NCAA Division II university and an R2 national doctoral university offering undergraduate and graduate-level programs that provide students with a forward-thinking education in architecture, business, design, engineering, fashion and textiles, health, medicine and social science.

Jefferson Health, the clinical arm of Thomas Jefferson University, has grown from a three-hospital academic health center in 2015, to an 18-hospital health system through mergers and combinations that include hospitals at Abington Health, Aria Health, Kennedy Health, Magee Rehabilitation and Einstein Healthcare Network. We have over 50 outpatient and urgent care centers; ten Magnet®-designated hospitals (recognized by the ANCC for nursing excellence); the NCI-designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center (one of only 70 in the country and one of only two in the region); and one of the largest faculty-based telehealth networks in the country. In 2021, Jefferson Health became the sole owner of HealthPartners Plan, a not-for-profit health maintenance organization in Southeastern Pennsylvania. We are the first health system regionally to create an aligned payer-provider partnership.

Jefferson’s mission, vision and values create an organization that attracts the best and the brightest students, faculty, staff, and healthcare professionals, as well as the most visionary leaders to drive exceptional results.

OUR MISSION: We improve lives.
OUR VISION: Reimagining health, education and discovery to create unparalleled value
OUR VALUES: Put People First, Be Bold & Think Differently and Do the Right Thing

As an employer, Jefferson maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.


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