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Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or Masters Physician Assistant- Urology Surgery @ PAH

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Job ID: 134812
Nurse Practitioner/ Physician Assistant
Philadelphia, PA, United States
May 20, 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?

Pennsylvania Hospital has an exciting opportunity for a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join our inpatient team of surgical Advanced Practitioners. We are looking for a dynamic Advanced Practitioner who will provide individualized, patient centered care for our patients undergoing urologic surgery and their families. The Advanced Practitioner will be responsible for the clinical care of patients within a diverse Urologic Surgery Practice.

The Advanced Practitioner will practice with a high level of autonomy and have expert skill in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of the Urology patients. As part of their professional role, the Advanced Practitioner integrates education, research, leadership, and consultation into their clinical practice.

The scope of responsibilities include, but are not limited to daily rounds with the surgical team, patient assessment, pre and post-operative patient care, preoperative history and physicals, diagnostic interpretations, facilitating admissions and discharges, performing inpatient consultations, participation in hospital and departmental meetings, team and patient care conferences and coordinating care across the continuum.

All surgeons in the Division of Urologic Surgery will be responsible for direct oversight of the clinical role and lead orientation to the clinical unit and ongoing assessment of the clinical skills. The collaborating physicians will evaluate the CRNP's/PA-C’s Clinical Skills and Competence as part of their annual performance review.

Minimum Requirements: Master's Prepared Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant. Active PA licensure at time of hire. 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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