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Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant - Inpatient Ortho @ PPMC

Job ID: 180486
Category: Nurse Practitioner/ Physician Assistant
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Date Posted: May 5, 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 Presbyterian Medical Center is seeking a nurse practitioner or physician assistant for our inpatient elective orthopedic service. Our orthopedic service is a busy service with complex surgical patients, including hip and knee arthroplasty, upper extremity, spine, and orthoplastics. The NP/PA is responsible for direct care management as well as collaboration with residents, surgeons, medical co-management, and consultants. The NP/PA will serve as the in-house covering provider for the orthopedic surgery patients and respond to urgent medical/surgical concerns, as well as facilitate transfer to higher levels of care when needed. The NP/PA is an integral member of the multidisciplinary clinical team on the surgical floor; he/she will collaborate with physicians, nursing, physical and occupational therapy, and case management, and will lead daily multidisciplinary rounds.

The NP/PA is part of our unit based clinical leadership team, working on quality improvement and patient progression initiatives for the orthopedic service line. You will also have opportunities to collaborate with the outpatient orthopedic department to facilitate smooth/safe transitions through the entirety of a patient's surgical experience.

As a provider, you will be committed to delivering high quality and safe patient care. You will have the ability to coordinate multiple aspects of the patient's care for a high volume acute surgical floor at a high level of independence.

Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or Masters prepared Physician Assistant. Licensed in Pennsylvania

    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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