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Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Lung Transplant

Job ID: 139511
Category: Nurse Practitioner/ Physician Assistant
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Date Posted: Jul 1, 2022
Work Schedule: Full time

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Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

The Division of Transplant, specializing in Lung is actively searching for an Advanced Practice Provider to join their team.

The Transplant APP is an advanced practice nurse who endeavors to provide and maximize the quality of care to patients referred to the Penn Transplant Program with end-stage organ failure.

The Transplant APP provides direction in the management of patient care throughout all phases of the transplant process: organ failure, evaluation, transplantation, and follow-up care.

The Transplant APP performs a systematic assessment, evaluation and develops a plan of care for patients and their significant others; develops a written, continuous record for each patient; implements identified medical and nursing interventions; and evaluates outcomes.

The Transplant APP serves as an integral member of the transplant team in meeting the needs of the transplant patient and ensuring continuity of care throughout the transplant process.

Minimum Qualifications:  Licensed to practice professional nursing in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, B.S.N & M.S.N., and Board Certified as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner. OR Masters Prepared Physician Assistant with active PA licensure.  
Prior to employment, the CRNP/PA must be reviewed by the Credentials Committee and approved by the Medical Board.

Required to have four or more years’ experience as a professional nurse or PA.

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

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We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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