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301187 Nurse Practitioner A

Penn Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104
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The Division of Cardiovascular Medicine has an exciting full-time position (1.0 FTE) opportunity for an Advanced Practice Provider (APP) to join the Mechanical Circulatory Support (MCS)/ LVAD team in their busy and growing program at Penn Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.Responsibilities include outpatient comprehensive care for patients with Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) or patients with advanced heart failure who are undergoing evaluation for LVAD. The individual in this position will be accountable for independent office visits and back office work to support the practice and patients. This may include: patient calls, prescriptions, triage, on-call duties, transitions of care coordination, and any other relevant work needed to support the MCS /LVAD program.The APP will function under the guidelines as designed by the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center medical staff bylaws and is credentialed through that body. The APP hired by the Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology and Department of Advanced Practice of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania will be held accountable through a formal job description, through the delineation of privileges, and through their agreement with their collaborating/supervising physicians. All clinical work hours and associated requirements will be defined and managed by the MCS/VAD leadership team and the cardiology advanced practice lead/manager.This position has a dual reporting structure. The APP will report to the Cardiology Advanced Practice manager/lead for administrative oversight and role development, and the MCS/VAD Program physician/s and program leadership for direct oversight of the clinical roles/duties and practice. He / She will be equally accountable to both to the clinical service, service line and the organization.This position requires a high level of independence but is well supported with a collaborative and multi-disciplinary practice model. The high acuity clinical practice setting is dynamic, fast-paced, and high pressure. Excellent critical thinking, organizational, and communication skills, as well as a strong medical/pharmacology/nursing knowledge are essential. In this role there will also be a tremendous professional growth potential and the opportunity to participate in Penn Medicines tripartite mission of clinical care, research, and education. Members of the team participate in a full range of quality initiatives, and are encouraged to become active members of professional societies.

MSN degree in Adult Acute Care Nurse Practitioner and licensed to practice nursing and Nurse Practitioner in the State of Pennsylvania. \n\nNational certification as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Required.\n\nPrior to employment, the CRNP must be reviewed by the Credentials Committee and approved by the Medical Board. \n\nRequired to have of 5-7 years of nursing experience in the management of cardiopulmonary and/or critical care patient care management that includes management of patients with HF and VAD devices. \n\nPrevious NP experience in HF and MCS/LVAD area preferred.\n\nCurrent CRNP Licensure in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. \n\nCPR & ACLS certification required.


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Posted: 2020-08-27 Expires: 2020-10-25

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301187 Nurse Practitioner A

Penn Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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Median Salary: $110,930

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