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Job ID: 139424
Category: Nurse Practitioner/ Physician Assistant
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Work Schedule: Full Time / Day Shift
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.
The Division of Electrophysiology has an exciting opportunity for a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join the Advanced Practice team in their very busy outpatient EP practice at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.
The HUP Electrophysiology Program is among the largest and most recognized in the country. Our outpatient team includes 14 NPs/PAs who provide highest quality care in collaboration with sixteen EP physicians and other members of the health care team. Distinct functions of the position include performance of H&Ps, pacemaker and ICD interrogations, clinical decision making, and patient management including antiarrhythmic pharmacotherapy and patient / family teaching. Members of the team participate in a full range of research activities, are encouraged to become active members of the Heart Rhythm Society and lecture at PENN EP CME events. This position reports through the Department of Advanced Practice.
All nurse practitioners and physician assistants function under the guidelines designed by the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center medical staff guidelines and are credentialed through that body. The CRNP or PA hired by the Department of Advanced Practice will be held accountable through a formal job description, the delineation of privileges, and 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.
Program highlights from the past year:
• 10,000 office visits at 4 Penn Medicine clinic locations
• >600 A-Fib ablations
• >250 VT ablations
• >600 device implants
• Investigational site for the latest industry clinical trials and investigator-initiated studies seeking to advance safety and efficacy of EP procedures
As an advanced practitioner at HUP, you will be an integral part of one of the premier electrophysiology programs in the world! We believe that your life will be enriched should you become a Penn Medicine employee and we thank you for your interest in our organization.
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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.