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PRN Nurse Practitioner or Masters Physician Assistant - Hematology/Oncology @ Abramson Cancer Center

Job ID: 127970
Nurse Practitioner/ Physician Assistant
PT 20+ HOURS
Philadelphia, PA, United States
Apr 27, 2022

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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?

Summary:

The Hematology-Oncology Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant will function as part of a dynamic team in providing care to cancer patients within the Hematology-Oncology Division at the Abramson Cancer Center. The APP will provide care to patients both independently and in collaboration with MDs within the division, coordinate multi-specialty care, and provide patient/family education and support throughout the cancer trajectory.

 The Hematology-Oncology Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant, while providing quality care across the continuum in collaboration with physicians, nursing staff and other members of the care team, performs histories, physical exams, and procedures in accordance with credentialing, and provides complex oncology care and patient/family education. The APP will also participate in research as appropriate, ensures regulatory compliance, documents care according to standards, and prescribes in accordance with the collaborative/supervisory agreement and state regulations. 

The Advanced Practice Provider is responsible to promote organizational values of patient and visitor satisfaction by demonstrating courtesy and respect for all their families, visitors, and other employees. Cares for patients in all age groups from young adults through geriatrics. Demonstrates competence in the assessment, treatment, and care of patients served. Oncology experience strongly preferred. 

Minimum Requirements:

    • · Masters prepared as an acute care nurse practitioner or physician assistant
    • · Pennsylvania licensure as an ACNP or PA-C
    • · BLS and ACLS required
    • · Experience in cardiology and acute care preferred
    • · Experience in working with multidisciplinary teams highly valued

      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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