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Nephrology Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant

Job ID: 170640
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Date Posted: Feb 21, 2023

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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?

Penn Nephrology at Pennsylvania Hospital is seeking an advanced practice provider to join their collegial group of providers located in the historical part of downtown Philadelphia, PA. We are looking for an individual that is committed to compassionate clinical care. This is the sole nephrology group at Pennsylvania Hospital which has 475 beds and is the nation's first hospital with a broad scope of highly respected medical and surgical programs. The APP will collaborate with Pennsylvania Hospital Nephrologists to manage care of patients with a broad spectrum of kidney diseases.

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, no call coverage

Job Duties will include the following:

  • Assisting the physicians with outpatient clinic visits, hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis visits, consultation work and managing patient electronic messages.
  • This position includes travel to dialysis units around the area.
  • The APP will utilize professional skills in interviewing, assessment, evaluation, identification and implementation of treatment plans based on the needs of each patient.
  • Responsibility for ordering of diagnostic procedures.
  • Offer counseling and education to meet patient needs and may need to prescribe medicine.
  • Interacts professionally with patients, families, and staff.

Interested candidates can e-mail CV and cover letter to Jeela Tavakoli, Physician Recruiter, at: [email protected]

Job Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will have experience managing patients with chronic kidney disease.

Graduate of an approved school of nursing or accredited PA program. CRNP/PA licensure in the State of PA Completion of an approved Nurse Practitioner/PA Program with a MSN as applicable. National Certification Board is-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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