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334179 PRN Physician Assistant

Penn Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104
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This is a unique opportunity for a Physician Assistant or Acute Care Nurse Practitioner to join the inpatient Advanced Practice Team caring for our Cardiac and Vascular Surgery patients. The service is covered by Advanced Practice Providers (NPs/PAs) and/or residents/fellows 24/7.Responsibilities include (but not limited to) providing inpatient care, in the stepdown unit and on the medical surgical floor, for patients who are undergoing or who have undergone vascular and/or cardiac surgery. Patients in the SICU will be covered by the SICU providers until transfer to the stepdown or med/surg units.The PA-C/CRNP will provide quality care across the continuum working collaboratively with the physicians, fellows and other APPs to achieve a team centered approach to comprehensive patient care for our patients. This position requires a high level of independence but is well supported with collaborative practice and a multi-disciplinary practice model.The high acuity clinical practice setting is dynamic, fast- paced, and high pressure. Excellent critical thinking skills, organizational skills, communication skills, and strong medical, pharmacology, and medical knowledge are essential.In this role there will also be tremendous professional growth potential and the opportunity to participate in Penn Medicines tripartite mission of clinical care, research, and education.This is a per diem position, predominantly 12-13 hour dayshifts on weekdays to provide coverage for providers who are away or on leave.All of our Physician Assistants and Acute Care Nurse Practitioners function under the guidelines as designed by the Pennsylvania Hospital medical staff guidelines and are credentialed through that body.The PA-C/CRNP hired by the Department of Advanced Practice will be held accountable through a formal job description, through the delineation of privileges, and through their supervisory/collaborative agreement with their supervising/collaborating physician.The Advanced Practitioner, 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 provide care and patient/family teaching following the nursing process. Also participates in research as appropriate, ensures regulatory compliance, documents care according to standards, and prescribes in accordance with the collaborative agreement and State regulations.

Current state license as a Physician Assistant, MasterĂ¢€™s Degree,\n\nCurrent national Certification (NCCPA);\n\n\nOR\n\nCurrently licensed as a professional nurse and certified registered nurse practitioner in the State of Pennsylvania.\n\nMaster's degree in Nursing with national certification as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Required


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Posted: 2022-06-06 Expires: 2022-08-04

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Overall Rating: 102/199
Median Salary: $108,610

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