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347110 PRN Nurse Practitioner

Penn Medicine
West Chester, PA 19380
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General summary Statement:In collaboration with the supervising physician, the Vascular Surgical Physician Assistant/ Nurse Practitioner will provide surgical and medical care to surgical patients. The Physician Assistant will provide direct health care management to patients. The APP will use critical thinking skills and has a strong knowledge base in Vascular Surgery. Must be able to communicate effectively and work collaboratively with all members of the healthcare team, this includes but is not limited to: physicians, nurses, pharmacy and case management.The purpose of this job is to deliver high quality efficient care to our Vascular Surgery population, who have undergone invasive and surgical procedures to treat conditions affecting the blood vessels. This includes but is not limited to patients who have had peripheral angiography, EVAR, carotid stenting, CEA, DVT. Candidates must have an in-depth understanding of the vascular system, excellent diagnostic skills, highly analytical, detail-oriented and able to make important decisions under pressure. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:¢\tEvaluating patient histories, relevant tests and blood work in pre-admission testing.¢\tAssessing patients with emergency vascular conditions in the emergency room.¢\tAssessing, evaluating and treating patients with vascular conditions on hospital units.¢\tDischarging patients post procedures with appropriate orders, instructions and according to vascular core measures. ¢\tPostoperatively, removal of staples, sutures and drains when requested by attending surgeon.¢\tCommunicating with other physicians as appropriate to perform relevant tests prior to vascular procedures. ¢\tTreating conditions relating to the veins, arteries and other blood vessels.¢\tEducating patients regarding the surgery and clearly outlining the risks, benefits and overall process with them. ¢\tAnswers patients questions regarding pre-operative care, understanding of surgical procedures and regarding post-operative care.¢\tKnowledge of advancements in vascular surgery as well as the broader related medical and surgical field. ¢\tKnowledge of core measures in vascular surgery and appropriate documentation requirements. ¢\tBuilding relationships with patients, providers and the hospital team. ¢\tThe ability to follow instructions, but also think independently.

Education Training and Experience\nMinimum 3 years clinical nursing practice in Surgery, Cardiology and Critical Care. Minimum 2 years advanced practice.\n\nLicensure/Certification\nLicensure as a Physician Assistant or Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner in the state of PA\nCurrent basic life support (BLS)\nCurrent Advances Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)


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Posted: 2022-03-31 Expires: 2022-05-29

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347110 PRN Nurse Practitioner

Penn Medicine
West Chester, PA 19380

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