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301195 Nurse Pract- APP II

Penn Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104
The Surgical Critical Care Service has an exciting opportunity for a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join the Advanced Practice team in their very busy practice at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.Distinct functions of the position include: patient management, clinical decision making, bedside procedures (including central lines, dialysis catheters, arterial lines, bronchoscopy and bedside fluoroscopy), and teaching of patients, family and staff.In addition to clinical responsibilities, the role also involves participation in the Divisions Quality Improvement (QI) initiatives and Unit-Based Clinical Leadership (UBCL). The APs also attend weekly educational lectures focused on complex critical care management and the latest in evidence based medicine. Opportunities for professional growth and development are available through research, lecturing, publications and involvement in department 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 CRNP or PA 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.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.

• Master’s prepared Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant\n• Pennsylvania licensure and certification as an ACNP or PA-C\n• Surgical Critical Care experience preferred\n• BLS, ACLS required, ATLS preferred

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Posted: 2021-08-31 Expires: 2021-10-29

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301195 Nurse Pract- APP II

Penn Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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