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Acute Care Nurse Practitioner- Lung Transplant
  • Job ID: 101355
  • Job Category: Nurse Practitioner/ Physician Assistant
  • Specialty Area: Nurse Pract/ Phys Asst -Inpatient
  • Primary Shift: Day
  • Work Schedule: As Determined by Dept
  • Penn Medicine Entity: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
  • Location: Philadelphia, PA
  • Address: 3400 Spruce St
  • Education Required: Per Position Description
  • Experience Required: Per Position Description
  • Employment Type: Full-Time Regular

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Position Description:
The Division of Transplant, specializing in Lung is actively searching for a Acute Care Nurse Practitioner to join their team.

The Transplant Nurse Practitioner is an advanced practice nurse who endeavors to provide and maximize the quality of care to patients referred to the Penn Transplant Program with end-stage organ failure.

The Transplant Nurse Practitioner provides direction in the management of patient care throughout all phases of the transplant process: organ failure, evaluation, transplantation, and follow-up care.

The Transplant Nurse Practitioner performs a systematic assessment, evaluation and develops a plan of care for patients and their significant others; develops a written, continuous record for each patient; implements identified medical and nursing interventions; and evaluates outcomes.

The Transplant Nurse Practitioner serves as an integral member of the transplant team in meeting the needs of the transplant patient and ensuring continuity of care throughout the transplant process.

Minimum Requirements:
Licensed to practice professional nursing in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, B.S.N & M.S.N., and Board Certified as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner.

Prior to employment, the CRNP must be reviewed by the Credentials Committee and approved by the Medical Board.

Required to have four or more years’ experience as a professional nurse.

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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