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Penn Medicine

Acute Care NP or Master's Physican Assistant - Neurosurgery & Neuro Critical Care -Penn Presbyterian


Acute Care


Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States


Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Penn Presbyterian Medical Center (PPMC), the leading Level One Trauma Center in the Philadelphia area, has an exciting opportunity for a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join our Neuroscience Team to manage the care of our Neurosurgery and Neurocritical care patients.

In this key Advanced Practice role, you will be part of a team model, collaborating with Neurosurgeons, Neurocritical Care physicians and PPMC’s multidisciplinary consult services. Drawing on your high level of autonomy and expert skill, you will direct the clinical management of the critically ill and injured (TBI, brain tumor, SCI, stroke, etc.) on the floor and in the ICU ensuring continuity of care for patients, their families and our hospital staff.

At PPMC, you can expect to develop and grow professionally, as leadership opportunities are a part of daily life here. Our APPs integrate education, research, leadership and consultation into practice through nursing and resident instruction, clinical trials, publications, quality project participation and hospital committee membership.

Schedule: 13-hour shifts. 50-50 Day / Night Rotation. 1 Weekend per Month. Holiday Rotation.

Position Requirements / Credentials:

  • Master’s prepared Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant
  • Pennsylvania licensure and certification as an ACNP or PA-C
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (Required)
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (Required)
  • BLS/CPR, as a healthcare provider as per the American Heart Association (For providers in the ambulatory setting) required
  • Certified Nurse Practitioner PA (Required)
  • PA CRNP licensure (CRNP) (Required)
  • PA Prescriptive Authority (Required)
  • Registered Nurse - PA (Required)

Education or Equivalent Experience:

  • Master of Arts or Science (Required)
  • >1 year of experience (Preferred); if new to practice, must have prior ICU experience
  • APPs must be reviewed by the Credentials Committee and approved by the Medical Board.
  • Education Specialization: Master's Degree or Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) in Nursing

All APPs function under the guidelines as 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, delineation of privileges and through their agreement with their collaborating physician and a Collaborative Practice Agreement

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

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We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.