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Nurse Practitioner or Masters Physician Assistant - Electrophysiology - Penn Presbyterian

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Job ID: 202091
Category: Nurse Practitioner/ Physician Assistant
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States

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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 (PPMC) has an exciting opportunity for an Advanced Practice Provider to join our academic electrophysiology (EP) practice. As part of the prestigious Penn Cardiac Care team, we are dedicated to our mission of providing the highest level of care to patients. Working for this leading academic medical center means that you will be collaborating with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines. This position requires a background in cardiology and a willingness to provide quality care in collaboration with physicians, nursing staff and other members of the care team. Our team includes eleven NPs/PAs who provide the highest quality care alongside five EP physicians and other members of the health care team. Distinct functions of the position include performance of H&Ps, pacemaker and ICD interrogations, clinical decision-making and patient management including antiarrhythmic pharmacotherapy and patient / family education. This position has an inpatient and outpatient component and is located on the PPMC campus. This NP/PA service provides training and support for your success.

All nurse practitioners and physician assistants function under the guidelines designed by the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center medical staff and are credentialed through that body. The CRNP or PA hired by the Department of Advanced Practice will be held accountable through a formal job description, the delineation of privileges and their agreement with their collaborating/supervising physician who has initiated a Collaborative Practice Agreement. All clinical work hours and associated requirements will be defined and managed under the direction of the collaborating physician/division designee, and within the Human Resource guidelines.

Program highlights from the past year:
• >400 A-Fib ablations
• >200 SVT/VT ablations
• >700 device implants
• >150 Watchman procedures

Required credentials:

· Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or a Physician Assistant with a Masters, current licensure or eligibility in the Commonwealth of PA and eligibility for credentialing by the medical board required.

· BLS/CPR, as a healthcare provider as per the American Heart Association (for providers in the ambulatory setting)

· ACLS (for providers in acute care setting)

· Advanced Cardiac Life Support

· PA CRNP licensure (CRNP)

· PA Prescriptive Authority

· Registered Nurse - PA licensure


· Preference to candidates with experience. If new to practice in Advanced Practice, previous experience in Cardiology preferred.


Education or Equivalent Experience:

· Master of Arts or Science (Required)

 · The APP must be reviewed by the Credentials Committee and approved by the Medical Board.

· Education Specialization: Master's Degree or Doctor of Nursing Practice(DNP) in Nursing


Schedule: Four 10-hour shifts - weekdays

    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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