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

Job ID: 210081
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?

Due to high growth, the Cardiac Surgery service at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center (PPMC) has an exciting opportunity for an Advanced Practitioner to join our health care delivery team.

PPMC has been named one the top 50 cardiovascular hospitals in the US! 
Find out what PINC-AI announced about us:  

Position Descriptions:

 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 manage patients pre-operatively and perform consultations for surgery. This is an onsite position located at PPMC in Philadelphia.

PPMC has an outstanding track record of medical accomplishments including creating one of the first coronary care units in the US, and we continue to provide leading-edge care as part of Penn Medicine. Cardiac Surgery is high growth and high visibility service at PPMC.

As an Advanced Practice Provider (APP) with Cardiac Surgery, you are viewed as a leader, teacher and care provider with a career ladder for future growth potential in leadership. APPs are a key part of the care team, performing daily assessments and managing the care of complex patients. You will 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, the APPs provide world class care to some of the most acutely ill patients in the country who are undergoing coronary revascularization and other complex surgeries.


  • ACLS (For providers in the acute care setting) required.
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (Required)S/CPR, as a healthcare provider as per the American Heart Association required.
  • Pennsylvania PA-C or CRNP licensure required 
  • PA and/or NJ Prescriptive Authority required.
  • Master or Doctors of Nursing Practice required or Masters degree in Physcian Assistant studies required
  • The identified Advanced Practice professional hire 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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