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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.
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The Division of Medicine in partnership with Hematology and Oncology, is looking for an Advanced Practice Provider (NPs and/or PAs) with experience in complex medical management and oncology to join their team at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.
This position is per diem to work “as needed basis”.
Join us in caring for patients with complex medical diseases and solid organ malignancies in our inpatient care units. This Hospitalist Advanced Practice Providers are responsible for several medical and solid oncology patient teams. You will work with the elite team of committed hospitalist to care for the complex medical patient on the medical teams. On the solid oncology team you will partner with the oncologists, palliative care specialists and nurses in the care of this special patient population. Care will be provided for patients undergoing complications related to chemotherapy and advanced disease. Utilize your education and experience to maximize medical-oncology care in this exciting, fast-paced environment. Advanced Practitioners will be encouraged to participate in quality improvement projects, grow through professional committees involvement and exemplify evidence-based care. The Advanced Practice Provider, 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 as outlined in privileging agreement. Also participates in research as appropriate, ensure regulatory compliance, document care according to standards, and prescribe in accordance with the collaborative agreement and State regulations.
The qualified candidate must be an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or a Physician Assistant with a MS, current licensure or eligibility in the Commonwealth of PA and eligibility for credentialing by the medical board. Oncology experience as a Nurse or as a Provider is preferred. At least 2 years of inpatient advanced practice experience preferred. Outpatient experience will be considered with strong references and evidence of autonomous practice in previous settings.
- Master’s prepared ACNP or PA
- Pennsylvania licensure as an ACNP or PA-C
- BLS required, ACLS preferred
- Experience in transplantation and acute care preferred
- Experience in working with multidisciplinary teams highly valued
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.
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