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Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant- Emergency Dept

Job ID: 163734
Category: Nurse Practitioner/ Physician Assistant
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Date Posted: Dec 5, 2022
Work Schedule: Rotating Shifts- Full Time

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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?

The Department of Emergency Medicine at Penn Medicine is looking for an Advanced Practitioner (AP) to work full time, three 12-hour shifts per week of straight night shifts or a rotation of days/evenings/nights. Clinical shifts will primarily be in one of our Emergency Departments (ED) in the Philadelphia metropolitan area, specifically Pennsylvania Hospital, the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), Presbyterian Medical Center, and HUP at Cedar.

The Advanced Practitioner will provide safe, high-quality, comprehensive care to patients in a fast-paced and dynamic emergency department. The patient mix varies greatly from medium to high complexity, and the Advanced Practitioner will see patients independently as well as work in collaboration with an attending physician. The Advanced Practitioner will complete focused histories and physical exams on patients, order and interpret labs, EKG/telemetry, imaging and other diagnostic studies, perform wound care, incision and drainage, suturing/staples, splinting, among other procedures, initiate medications and treatments, and coordinate patient care with other discipline's consulting services.

A successful AP will have strong, independent medical decision-making skills, advanced skill in multi-tasking and have the ability to adapt well to changing environments. Penn Medicine is looking for flexible, friendly and patient-focused individuals to join our team across this large, academic teaching environment.

Minimum Requirements:

Nurse Practitioner or Masters prepared Physician Assistant, Pennsylvania License and DEA required

3+ year of CRNP or PA experience preferred in emergency medicine

BLS/ACLS/PALS required

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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