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124050 Physician Assistant - APP I

Penn Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104
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This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Physician Assistant (PAs) or Nurse Practitioner to join the Inpatient Surgical Teams and PACU at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP).As an NP/PA within the Department of Surgery, you will be part of a high functioning inter-professional team who is responsible for the management of complex and critically ill surgical patients from a wide range of surgical sub-specialties, including general surgery, bariatric surgery, thoracic surgery, complex surgical resections of GI malignancies, and benign GI or colorectal surgical procedures. Responsibilities for the NP/PA who joins our team will include inpatient management, clinical decision making, procedures according to credentialing, complex discharge planning and transitions in care, care coordination, and education of patients, family and staff. The NP/PA, will provide quality care across the continuum in collaboration with physicians, Advanced Practice Providers, nursing staff, and other members of the care team, and be expected to manage patient care autonomously within the scope of their professional practice. In addition, the provider will participate in educational activities, research as applicable, ensure regulatory compliance, document care according to standards, and prescribe in accordance with their collaborative agreement and State regulations. This position will have the unique opportunity to care for pre and post-operative patients in the recovery area and help provide care for surgical patients overnight. This will provide the APP experience working to the full scope of their license with a multitude of teams and will be an exciting opportunity to provide care for a various types of surgical patients. This position is an inpatient focused role with minimal OR time/first assisting. Opportunities for professional growth and development are available through research, lecturing, publications, and involvement with departmental and hospital projects and committees.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 PA or CRNP 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.

Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or Masters Physician Assistant. Active PA licensure. ACLS required. Prior experience preferred.


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Posted: 2021-06-25 Expires: 2021-08-23

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124050 Physician Assistant - APP I

Penn Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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