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Job ID: 166656
Category: Nurse Practitioner/ Physician Assistant
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Work Schedule: Full Time
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.
We are looking for an advanced practice provider to join our academic electrophysiology (EP) practice. As part of the prestigious Penn Cardiac Care team, we are dedicated to our mission of providing the highest level of care to patients. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines. This position requires a background in cardiology, and a willingness to provide quality care in collaboration with physicians, nursing staff and other members of the care team. Our team includes 9 NPs/PAs who provide the highest quality care in collaboration with five 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 education.
This position has an inpatient and outpatient component. This NP/PA service provides training and support for your success.
All nurse practitioners and physician assistants function under the guidelines designed by the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center medical staff 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:
• >400 A-Fib ablations
• >200 SVT/VT ablations
• >700 device implants
• >150 Watchman procedures
Additional Information: 4 - 10 hour shifts - weekdays
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.