Job ID: 206350
Category: Nurse Practitioner/ Physician Assistant
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Work Schedule: Full Time
DescriptionPenn 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.
This is an exciting opportunity to work within the Penn Transplant Institute Center for Living Donation Program as an Outpatient Advanced Practice Provider (APP) caring for our living donor liver and kidney patient population. The living donor program at Penn is one of the most comprehensive centers in the country for living donors and has performed over 2, 500 living donor kidney and liver transplants.
The living donor transplant advanced practice provider (APP) provides collaborative management of donors throughout the pre, peri- and post-donation phases of care. The transplant APP serves as an integral member of the transplant team in meeting the needs of the living donor and ensuring continuity of care throughout the donation process. This is an excellent opportunity for an APP to provide care to a unique population and be a well-respected member of the team.
All APPs function under the guidelines as designed by the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center medical staff guidelines and are credentialed through that body. The APP will be held accountable through a formal job description, delineation of privileges, and through their agreement with their collaborating physician and 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.
The Advanced Practice Practitioner contributes to excellence in education, leadership, professional contribution and practice.
Current licensure as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Board certification in area of specialty and Master’s degree required.
This position is outpatient-based, Monday through Friday 40 hours per week. The team also has rotational, shared on-call duties. Hours may be adjusted to meet the operational needs of the department.
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.