Job ID: 134894
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Date Posted: Jun 22, 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.
The Emergency Department (ED) at Pennsylvania Hospital is looking for a full time APP to join their busy team.
The AP autonomously coordinates and implements the plan of care for emergency department patients. Common patient presentations include the follow: abdominal pain, wound closures, incision and drainage, ob/gyn complaints, orthopedic injuries, skin infections, upper respiratory infections as well as other medical/surgical conditions. The AP works with the interdisciplinary team to ensure optimal patient outcomes for all patients, and consultation with physician support is always available. The expectation is a rotation of shifts/days.
The AP will provide safe, high quality, comprehensive care to patients in a fast paced and dynamic emergency department that emphasizes patient flow and throughput. The AP will complete focused history and physicals on patients, order medications, order and interpret labs, EKG/telemetry, and other diagnostic studies, as well as coordinate patient care with other disciplines.
A successful AP will have strong, independent medical decision making skills, advanced skill in multi-tasking and have the ability to adapt well to changing environments. Penn Medicine is looking for flexible, friendly and patient focused individuals to work in this large, academic teaching hospital.
Minimum Requirements : Nurse Practitioner or Masters prepared Physician Assistant, Pennsylvania License required
1+ year of CRNP or PA experience preferred in emergency medicine/internal medicine
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.