Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant – Heart and Vascular ICU

Penn Medicine - Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania - Philadelphia, PA

30+ days agoFull-time

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 our 32-bed Heart and Vascular Intensive Care Unit (HVICU), providing 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.

In this role, you’ll work in close partnership and collaboration with the intensivist and surgical physician groups to 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.


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

* Critical care experience preferred

* Skilled at invasive procedures including central lines, dialysis catheters, arterial lines and the use of bedside flouroscopy

* Availability to work three, 13 hr shifts per week

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)