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Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant- Cardiac Surgery Stepdown @ Penn Presbyterian

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Job ID: 195731
Category: Nurse Practitioner/ Physician Assistant
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Work Schedule: Days 40 hours per week

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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?

Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant- Cardiac Surgery Stepdown @ Penn Presbyterian Medical Center

The Cardiac Surgery service at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center is looking for an Advanced Practitioner to join our health care delivery team. The inpatient Cardiac Surgery service provides care for patients undergoing cardiac procedures, including coronary artery bypass, valve replacement and complex aortic procedures. In addition, we provide a management of patients pre-operatively and perform consultations for surgery.

The position of the advanced practice provider (APP) on the Cardiac Surgery service is that of leader, teacher, and care provider. Advanced practice providers perform daily assessments and are responsible for managing the care of these patients daily. APPs lead daily rounds and work in conjunction with nursing, case management and social work to ensure a smooth transition from the hospital to home or rehabilitation. In close partnership and collaboration with the surgical physician group we provide world class care to some of the most acutely ill patients in the country who are undergoing coronary revascularization and other complex surgeries.

Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or Masters Physician Assistant. PA State license required at time of hire. Cardiac background is preferred.

4 shifts per week, 10 hour shifts. This includes weekends, holidays 

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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