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311312 Nurse Practitioner - APP I

Penn Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104
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The Urology Service at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center has an exciting opportunity for a Physician Assistant (PA-C) or Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) with a Registered Nurse First Assistant degree (RNFA) to join their inpatient team of board certified urologic surgeons. The Urology team at PPMC is part of the Department of Surgery and provides care to patients undergoing surgery for benign and malignant processes of the prostate, testicles, kidneys, ureters and bladder. In addition to the above, you will gain exposure to advanced aspects of our urology services including but not limited to our high-volume cancer service line including the Da Vinci Robotic Minimally Invasive Surgery Program, urinary tract reconstruction, and sophisticated management of benign conditions such as urinary incontinence, benign prostatic hyperplasia, and kidney stones.As an Advanced Practitioner (APP) on this service you will be an integral part of a high functioning inter-professional team who is responsible for the management of complex urology patients. Responsibilities for the APP who joins our team will include OR assisting, particularly with robotic procedures, inpatient management of both pre and post-operative patients, clinical decision making, procedures according to credentialing, inpatient consultation, management of urinary retention, complex discharge planning, care coordination, team collaboration, and education of patients, family and staff. The APP will provide quality care across the continuum in collaboration with collaborating/supervising physicians, surgical residents, APPs, nursing staff, and other members of the care team. Further, the APP will be expected to manage patient care autonomously within the scope of their professional practice, as well as to play a key role in optimizing patient care protocols. Numerous opportunities for professional growth and development exist and are encouraged through research, lecturing, and precepting, as well as through departmental and hospital projects and committees.All PA-Cs and ACNPs function under the guidelines designed by the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center medical staff guidelines and are credentialed through that body. The PA or CRNP 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.

Active PA licensure at time of hire required. ACLS required. Masters degree required as a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner.


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Posted: 2021-09-15 Expires: 2021-12-12

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311312 Nurse Practitioner - APP I

Penn Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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