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Nurse Practitioner - Department of Geriatrics - Clinical Practices at the University of Pennsylvania
  • Job ID: 112547
  • Job Category: Nurse Practitioner/ Physician Assistant
  • Specialty Area: Nurse Pract/ Phys Asst -Outpatient
  • Primary Shift: Day
  • Work Schedule: M-F 8am-5pm
  • Penn Medicine Entity: Clinical Practices of University of Pennsylvania
  • Location: Philadelphia, PA
  • Address: 3400 Spruce St
  • Education Required: Masters Degree
  • Experience Required: Per Position Description
  • Employment Type: Full-Time Regular

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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Position Description:
As a clinician the nurse practitioner will provide care to patients with acute and chronic conditions in a Philadelphia based Office practice and in the Home Care setting. The Nurse Practitioner will assess patients, order and interpret diagnostic tests, make diagnoses, initiate and manage treatment plans including prescribing medications. Other responsibilities include staff and community consultation, health education and health promotion, precepting of undergraduate and graduate students, and facilitating client participation in research. The Nurse Practitioner will collaborate with physicians in the Penn Medicine Geriatric Division

Minimum Requirements:
- Graduate of a NLN- approved school of nursing.
- RN and CRNP licensure in the State of Pennsylvania.
- Must have current CPR certification.
- Completion of an approved Nurse Practitioner program with a MSN.
- National Certification Board is required.
- Prior nursing experience in specialty is preferable.
- The hours are usually 8:00 to 5:00 but some days may be later due to when patients arriving from the hospital.

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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