Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant – Heart and Vascular ICU

Penn Medicine - Penn Presbyterian Medical Center - Philadelphia, PA

30+ days ago

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?

Position Description:

Join the Advanced Practice team at Penn Presbyterian and provide quality care to highly complex cardiac surgery patients within our Heart and Lung ICU, including heart/lung rescue patients. Our lung rescue program is the only program in the region that is able to go to local hospitals and initiate Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (EMCO) and transport the patient to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center for further care.

As a member of our team, your responsibilities will include: patient management, clinical decision making, bedside procedures (including central lines, dialysis catheters, arterial lines, bronchoscopy), and teaching of patients, family and staff.

You’ll also have opportunities for professional growth and development through research, lecturing, publications and involvement in department and hospital projects and committees.

Minimum Requirements:

Master’s prepared Physician’s Assistant with PA state license OR Nurse Practitioner with current Pennsylvania license

*Ability to effectively collaborate across the continuum with physicians, nursing staff and other members of the care team

Additional Information:
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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Live Your Life's Work

EOE/AA, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran

Job Type: Full-time


  • Pennsylvania NP or PA (Required)