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Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant- NeuroRadiology @ HUP

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Job ID: 193834
Category: Nurse Practitioner/ Physician Assistant
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Work Schedule: Full Time ; 8hr days

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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?


NeuroRadiology at The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania has the following opening: 

  • ACNP and PA-C position caring for NeuroRadiology patients.

    There is an opportunity to work with the Department of Radiology as an ACNP or PA-C caring for our patients. The role primarily involves performing lumbar punctures and collaborating with other healthcare professionals to provide comprehensive care for patients.

    Key responsibilities include, but not limited to: perform lumbar punctures to collect cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); ensure that the procedure is safe, comfortable, and minimizes patient discomfort; conduct comprehensive neurological assessments to evaluate patients' medical history, symptoms, and diagnostic test results; and collaborate with neurologists, neurosurgeons, radiologists, and other healthcare professionals to create individualized treatment plans for patients.

    As part of their professional role, they integrate education, research, leadership, and consultation into their clinical practice. The ACNP or PA-C will demonstrate this through nursing and resident education, participation in the division’s research mission and projects, hospital committee membership and leadership, and providing continuity of care for hospital staff, patients, and their families. Full time position: Monday through Friday, 8hr days.


  • ACLS (For providers in the acute care setting) required.
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (Required)
  • ACNP or PA-C in state of PA. Current licensure or eligible in the Commonwealth of PA. Eligible for credentialing by the medical board.
  • Prescriptive Authority (Required)
  • Registered Nurse - PA (Required), if ACNP

Education or Equivalent Experience:

  • Master of Arts or Science (Required)
  • Master's Degree or Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) in Nursing required. New to practice or < 2.5 years, The CRNP must be reviewed by the Credentials Committee and approved by the Medical Board.

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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