Job ID: 161038
Category: Nurse Practitioner/ Physician Assistant
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Date Posted: Nov 15, 2022
Work Schedule: Full Time Accountability
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.
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center is looking for a Manager of Advanced Practice overseeing the Heart and Vascular service line.
The Advanced Practice Manager will provide leadership for the Advanced Practice Providers (APPs) on their service in support of organizational, departmental, and service line missions. The individual in this position will be accountable for human resources and operational needs, including workforce planning and development of staffing models, orientation, onboarding, professional development, employee engagement and satisfaction, budget planning, and partnership between the clinical service / service line and the Director of Advanced Practice. Additionally, the APP Manager will work closely with medical staff leadership in their respective division to maintain oversight of the implementation of performance measures and other operational goals as they relate to individual or team performance. The manager will have direct responsibility for the APPs across the continuum, integrating the boundaries of setting or entity.
The Advanced Practice Manager, consistent with all nurse practitioners and/or physician assistants, will function under the guidelines as designed by the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center medical staff bylaws and is credentialed through that body. The Manager will be held accountable through a formal job description, the delineation of privileges, and through their agreement with their collaborating / supervising physician.
This position has a dual reporting structure. The Manager will report to the service / service line medical director for direct oversight of the clinical roles and practice, as well as the Director of Advanced Practice who is responsible for the administrative oversight of the position. They are equally accountable both to the clinical service / service line and the organization.
Hours of work determined by the Clinical Service and administrative leader to meet the needs of patient care as well as their direct reports. Must be reachable when off-site via smart phone. Hospital continuing education to meet the requirements of the system and as per Joint Commission standards. Minimum requirements for continuing education as outlined by certification requirements and State Board of Nursing. High level of clinical knowledge regarding all aspects of their patient population. Expertise in executing patient care programs and managing clinical operations. Expertise in direct patient care at the advanced practice level. Effective clinical provider, counselor, and educator of patients and families. Ability to mentor, manage, and lead staff in a variety of settings (inpatient ICU, stepdown, and outpatient) to provide effective and compliant care and services. Effective communicator with the ability to transfer knowledge (orally and in writing), train staff, and remediate performance issues. Ability to work with staff at all levels. Effective at leading change, expertise in building and leading teams
Minimum Certifications, Registry and/or Licenses Required:
Current licensure as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Board certification in area of specialty. Master’s degree required. OR
Current licensure as a Physician Assistant in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, M.H.S., and certification as a physician assistant. Master’s degree required.
Minimum Degree Requirements and Experience Required:
3-5 years recent NP/PA experience in area of specialty with demonstrated clinical competence and professional accountability. Combination of inpatient and outpatient experience ideal. 2-4 years of progressive leadership / management experience.
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.