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411000 Nurse Practitioner

Penn Medicine
King of Prussia, PA 19406
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The nurse practitioner functions under the guidelines as designed by the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center medical staff guidelines and are credentialed through that body. The CRNP will be held accountable through a formal job description through the delineation of privileges, and through their agreement with their collaborating or supervising physician who has initiated a Collaborative I Supervising Practice Agreement. Responsible for the nutritional care of UPHS patients. Functions as a CRNP and professional consultant to the physician to assure cost­ effective, high quality and current nutrition/nutrition support practices (parenteral and enteral infusion/access). Performs nutrition assessments and provides education on nutrition access/infusion. Develops specialized nutrition care plans and performs ongoing monitoring of infusion therapy. Coordinates the discharge planning of patients requiring home infusion therapy. Takes leadership role in development and implementation of departmental education programs (continuing education, education of students and professional visitors) and quality improvement/outcomes projects. Maintains comprehensive knowledge base in nutrition support (infusion/access) therapy. Evaluates, interprets and applies results of research to CNSS nutrition support practices and the delivery of patient care services. Participates in the development of research-based policies/procedure and practice guidelines. Is expected to present lectures or publications regarding specialized nutrition support within UPHS, local, state and national meetings.A collaborating I supervising physician will be identified from the clinical division who 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 identified collaborating I supervising physician will evaluate the CRNP's I PA's clinical skills and competence as part of their annual performance review.

Current licensure as a Nurse Practitioner in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Board certification in area of specialty. Master's degree required.\n\nExperience with Total parenteral nutrition preferred but not required.


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Posted: 2019-12-04 Expires: 2020-01-03

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Penn Medicine
King of Prussia, PA 19406

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Median Salary: $110,930

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