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Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or Masters Physician Assistant- Emergency Surgical Services @ HUP

Job ID: 131711
Nurse Practitioner/ Physician Assistant
FT
Philadelphia, PA, United States
May 19, 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?

The Emergency Surgery Service at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania has an exciting opportunity for a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join their team of board certified general surgeons and a PA. The ESS at HUP is part of the Division of Traumatology, Surgical Critical Care, and Emergency Surgery and provides urgent and emergent surgical care on a 24/7 basis. As a NP/PA on this service you will be part of a high functioning interprofessional team who’s responsible for concentrating emergent surgical care into a cohesive surgical provider group with expertise in the management of complex and critically ill surgical patients . Responsibilities for the NP/PA who joins our team will include inpatient management, outpatient clinic, clinical decision making, bedside procedures (including complex wound care), discharge planning, care coordination, team collaboration, and education of patients, family and staff. The NP/PA, while providing quality care across the continuum in collaboration with physicians, nursing staff and other members of the care team, performs histories, physicals, and procedures according to credentialing and privileging. They will also participate in educational activities, research as appropriate, ensures regulatory compliance, documents care according to standards, and prescribes in accordance with the collaborative agreement and state regulations.

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 CRNP or PA 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.

Minimum Requirements:  Master’s prepared Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant 

• Pennsylvania licensure and certification as an ACNP or PA-C 
• BLS, ACLS required

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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