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Job ID: 180177
Category: Nurse Practitioner/ Physician Assistant
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Work Schedule: Full time 36 Hours/ Week
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 Emergency Department (ED) at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) is looking for an Advanced Practitioner (AP) to do work full time, three12hours rotatingshiftsperweek. Clinical shifts would primarily be in the Observation Unit at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP).
The AP autonomously coordinates and implements the plan of care for observation patients after their initial evaluation is completed in the ED. Common patients include chest pain, abdominal pain, infectious work ups, syncope, transplant patients, stroke/tia work ups, and other medical conditions requiring short term clinical care. The AP works independently as the primary care provider, though consultation with physician support is always available.
The AP will provide safe, high quality, comprehensive care to patients in a fast paced and dynamic observation unit that emphasizes patient flow and throughput. The AP will complete focused history and physicals on patients, order medications, order and interpret labs, EKG/telemetry, and other diagnostic studies, as well as coordinate patient care with other disciplines.
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 work in this large, academic teaching hospital.
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