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Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant- Interventional Radiology @ PPMC

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Job ID: 182987
Category: Nurse Practitioner/ Physician Assistant
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Work Schedule: Full Time

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Description

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 Interventional Radiology Team at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center is seeking a nurse practitioner or physician assistant. The IR service provides care to both inpatients and ambulatory patients. Patient population includes adult patients with varying acuity from acute trauma and illness to chronic illnesses as well as ambulatory patients undergoing elective interventions. Common procedures that our interventionists perform includeendovascular intervention for peripheral arterial disease, deep and superficial venous insufficiency, cancer directed therapy, prostate artery embolization, uterine artery embolization and hemodialysis access interventions. The NP/PA will have the opportunity to perform select procedures including central venous device insertions, thora/paracentesis, and image-guided biopsy. 

  The NP/PA is responsible for assessment and evaluation of all outpatient new visits and follow up appointments as well as consults and rounding on inpatients. The APP is also an integral member of care coordination including triage of patients and consults working in collaboration with the interventionists, providers, nursing, and other members of the care team.

  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 at a high level of independence. 

Credentials:

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (Required)
  • ACLS (For providers in the acute care setting) required.
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (Required)
  • BLS/CPR, as a healthcare provider as per the American Heart Association (For providers in the ambulatory setting) required.
  • Certified Nurse PractitionerPA (Required)
  • PA and/or NJ CRNP licensure (CRNP) required.
  • Prescriptive Authority (Required)
  • PA and/or NJ Prescriptive Authority required.
  • Registered Nurse - PA (Required)
  • PA and/or NJ RN licensure (RN) required. National Board Certification.


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.

Live Your Life's Work

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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