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PRN Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or Masters Physician Assistant- Ortho @ Pennsylvania Hospital

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Job ID: 144450
Category: Nurse Practitioner/ Physician Assistant
Work Type: PER DIEM
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Date Posted: Jul 21, 2022
Work Schedule: PRN

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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?

Pennsylvania Hospital has an exciting opportunity for a per diem Advanced Practice Provider to join their Orthopaedic Surgery inpatient provider team. We are looking for a dynamic Advanced Practitioner who will provide individualized, patient centered care for our patients undergoing Orthopaedic surgery and their families. You will work with a talented multidisciplinary team of NPs, PAs, Surgeons, nurses, therapists and social workers. You will have the opportunity to care for patients undergoing a wide range of orthopaedic surgeries, including spine (simple to complex), foot and ankle, total joints, sports and upper extremity.

The role is to provide care in collaboration with the Orthopaedic Surgery team. The Advanced Practitioner will practice with a high level of autonomy and have expert skills in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of the Orthopaedic patients. As part of their professional role, the Advanced Practitioner integrates education, research, leadership, and consultation into their clinical practice.

The scope of responsibilities include, but are not limited to daily rounds with the surgical team, patient assessment, pre and post-operative patient care, admission history and physicals, diagnostic interpretations, facilitating admissions and discharges, participation in hospital and departmental meetings, team and patient care conferences and coordinating care across the continuum. You will have opportunities to participate in process/quality improvement projects for the joint service, and participate in the creation/implementation of clinical assessment tools and clinical pathways.

Qualified candidates will be either an Acute Care Certified Nurse Practitioner or Masters Physician Assistant licensed in the state of Pennsylvania.  ACLS required.  

    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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