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Penn Medicine

Experienced Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or Masters Physician Assistant- H&V ICU @ HUP


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?

The Heart and Vascular intensive care unit (HVICU) at the University of Pennsylvania is looking for an Advanced Practitioner to join our health care delivery team. The HVICU is a 32-bed unit. We provide care for patients undergoing cardiac and vascular procedures, including heart transplants, lung transplants, adult congenital surgery, and complex aortic procedures. Our team is composed of intensivists, surgical and anesthesia residents, and advanced practice providers

The position of the advanced practice (AP) provider in the H&V SICU is that of leader, teacher, and care provider. In close partnership and collaboration with the intensivist and surgical physician groups we provide world class care to some of the most acutely ill patients in the country who are undergoing coronary revascularization, complex aortic surgery, cardiac and thoracic transplants. You will also be managing patients requiring mechanical support such as VAD's and ECMO. The AP is skilled at invasive procedures
including central lines, dialysis catheters, arterial lines and the use of bedside flouroscopy. Working closely with physician providers at many levels we are an integral piece of a multidisciplinary team.

· 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 and/or NJ CRNP licensure (CRNP) required.

·Prescriptive Authority (Required)

·Registered Nurse - PA (Required)

·PA RN licensure (RN) required. National Board Certification.

·Advanced Cardiac Life Support (required)

Education or Equivalent Experience:

·Master of Arts or Science (Required)

·The CRNP 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

·Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or Masters Physician Assistant – (required)

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.

Live Your Life's Work

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.