Job ID: 147171
Category: Nurse Practitioner/ Physician Assistant
Work Type: PER DIEM
Location: West Chester, PA, United States
Date Posted: Aug 18, 2022
Work Schedule: Per Diem
DescriptionPenn 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.
General summary Statement:
In collaboration with the supervising physician, the Vascular Surgical Physician Assistant/ Nurse Practitioner will provide surgical and medical care to surgical patients. The Physician Assistant will provide direct health care management to patients. The APP will use critical thinking skills and has a strong knowledge base in Vascular Surgery. Must be able to communicate effectively and work collaboratively with all members of the healthcare team, this includes but is not limited to: physicians, nurses, pharmacy and case management.
The purpose of this job is to deliver high quality efficient care to our Vascular Surgery population, who have undergone invasive and surgical procedures to treat conditions affecting the blood vessels. This includes but is not limited to patients who have had peripheral angiography, EVAR, carotid stenting, CEA, DVT. Candidates must have an in-depth understanding of the vascular system, excellent diagnostic skills, highly analytical, detail-oriented and able to make important decisions under pressure.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Education Training and Experience
Minimum 3 years clinical nursing practice in Surgery, Cardiology and Critical Care. Minimum 2 years advanced practice.
Licensure as a Physician Assistant or Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner in the state of PA
Current basic life support (BLS)
Current Advances Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
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