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Diabetes Nurse Practitioner

Job ID: 137516
Category: Nurse Practitioner/ Physician Assistant
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Date Posted: Jul 6, 2022

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Description

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 Diabetes Nurse Practitioner functions as part of a team that consults and manages Patients with diabetes in the Outpatient Setting.  . The Nurse Practitioner will focus on post-transplantation diabetes as well as patients with long-term diabetes who have received recent organ transplantation.

Work in collaboration with Physicians, Advanced Practice Providers, Nursing, MAs, Administrative Staff, Nutrition, Information Systems, and Pharmacy to improve the care of patients with diabetes.

Establishes follow up care for patients new to diabetes.

All nurse practitioners function under the guidelines as designed by the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center medical staff guidelines and are credentialed through that body.

The CRNP hired by the Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism will be held accountable through a formal job description, through the delineation of privileges, and through their agreement with their collaborating physician who has initiated a Collaborative Practice Agreement.

All clinical work hours and associated requirements will be defined and managed under the direction of the collaborating physician/division designee, and within the Human Resource guidelines.

Minimum Qualifications: Licensed to practice as a Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner in Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing Regulations

Prior to employment, the CRNP must be reviewed by the Credentials Committee and approved by the Medical Board.

Certification as a CRNP required at time of employment.

PA RN licensure (RN) RN

PA CRNP licensure

PA Prescriptive Authority

National Board Certification

BLS/CPR, as a healthcare provider as per the American Heart Association (For providers in the ambulatory setting)

2.5 + years Exp

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.

Live Your Life's Work

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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