Job ID: 129268
Nurse Practitioner/ Physician Assistant
Philadelphia, PA, United States
May 18, 2022
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 for an experienced Physician Assistant (PA) or Nurse Practitioner (NP) to join the Inpatient Surgical Teams at Pennsylvania Hospital (PAH).
As an NP/PA within the Department of Surgery, you will be part of a high functioning inter-professional team who is responsible for the management of complex surgical patients from a wide range of surgical sub-specialties, including but not limited to general surgery, breast surgery, plastic surgery, bariatric surgery, thoracic surgery, and colorectal surgical procedures. Responsibilities for the NP/PA who joins our team will include inpatient management, clinical decision making, procedures according to credentialing, complex discharge planning and transitions in care, care coordination, and education of patients, family and staff. The NP/PA, will provide quality care across the continuum in collaboration with physicians, Advanced Practice Providers, nursing staff, and other members of the care team, and be expected to manage patient care autonomously within the scope of their professional practice. In addition, the provider will participate in educational activities, research as applicable, ensure regulatory compliance, document care according to standards, and prescribe in accordance with their collaborative agreement and State regulations. This will provide the APP experience working to the full scope of their license with a multitude of teams and will be an exciting opportunity to provide care for a various types of surgical patients. This position is an inpatient focused role with no OR time/first assisting. This is a per diem role, with opportunity to cover 10 hour dayshifts (Mon-Fri), when full time providers are away or on leave. Opportunities for professional growth and development are available through research, lecturing, publications, and involvement with departmental and hospital projects and committees.
All nurse practitioners and physician Assistants function under the guidelines designed by the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center medical staff guidelines and are credentialed through that body. The PA or CRNP hired 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.his
Minimum Requirements : Masters Degree at time of hire. Active PA license as a CRNP or Physician Assistant at time of hire. ACLS required.
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.