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PRN Nurse Practitioner/ Physician Assistant

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Job ID: 147191
Work Type: PER DIEM
Location: West Chester, PA, United States

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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?

General Summary Statement:

The Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant, while providing quality care across the continuum in collaboration with physicians, nursing staff and other members of the care team, provide patient care and patient/family teaching according to the hospital policy and procedure. Also participates in research as appropriate, ensures regulatory compliance, documents care according to standards, and prescribes in accordance with the collaborative agreement and State regulations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

As part of the prestigious Penn Cardiac Care team, our EP professionals have more experience in treating and managing arrhythmias than any other electrophysiology program in the area. This position requires a background in cardiology and preferred experience in EP, and a willingness to provide quality care in collaboration with physicians, nursing staff and other members of the care team, Responsibilities include:

  1. Performing history and physicals
  2. Providing daily progress notes
  3. Completing EP consultations
  4. Evaluating test results
  5. Performing pre-admission testing for all EP procedures
  6. Providing pre and post procedure care instructions
  7. Responding to EP emergencies
  8. Device interrogations
  9. EP Patient medication management pre and post procedure.
  10. Patient and family education

 

 

Education Training and Experience

Minimum 3 years clinical nursing practice in Cardiology or Critical Care.

Minimum 2 years advanced practice experience in Electrophysiology, Cardiology and/or Critical Care. 

Licensure/Certification

Certified Acute Care Nurse Practitioner in the State of Pennsylvania

Certified Physician Assistant in the State of Pennsylvania

 

    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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