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Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner - NIGHTS - Inpatient Ortho Surgery at HUP

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Job ID: 153612
Category: Nurse Practitioner/ Physician Assistant
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Work Schedule: Full Time Night Shift

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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?

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?

Position Description:

Penn Medicine has an exciting opportunity for a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join the Orthopaedic Surgery service as the overnight coverage provider at HUP/Pavilion. Responsibilities will include caring for postoperative patients with musculoskeletal oncologic conditions, assessing inpatient orthopaedic consultations, and treating or triaging acute orthopaedic injuries seen in the emergency department. This is a low volume inpatient service, typically with up to 5 primary inpatients, up to 5 ongoing consultations from other services, plus 0-5 new consultations from other services or the emergency department per night.

This position will require a high level of independence but is well-supported through collaborative interactions with orthopaedic faculty and senior level residents. There are additional surgical APPs managing similar services at night within HUP/Pavilion. Knowledge of basic musculoskeletal system physiology and pathology as well as injury models is essential, as a wide variety of musculoskeletal conditions will be seen.

All Advanced Practice Providers will function under the guidelines as designed by the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center medical staff guidelines and are credentialed through that body. The Advanced Practice Provider hired by the Department of Advanced Practice will be held accountable through a formal job description, through the delineation of privileges, and through their agreement with their collaborating/supervising 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 Requirements:

Masters prepared as an acute care nurse practitioner or physician assistant

Pennsylvania licensure as an ACNP or PA-C

BLS and ACLS required

Experience in orthopaedic surgery preferred

Experience in working with multidisciplinary teams highly valued

Additional Information:

The position is 1.0 FTE equivalent to 80 hours / 2-week block.

10 hour shifts Monday through Thursday nights (7pm-5am)

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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