The Pulmonary and Medical Critical Care Service at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, a top 10 hospital in the United States, located in Philadelphia, PA is seeking an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) or Physician Assistant (PA-C) to add to its award-winning and nationally recognized Medical Intensive Care Unit staff (www.pennmedicine.org/micu). Over 1000 critically ill patients were admitted to the Penn Presbyterian MICU last year and has one of the highest acuity levels in the nation.
We provide ICU management for medically critically ill residents of West Philadelphia and serve as a resource for outside hospital referrals for the region, including providing care for Penn Lung Rescue (ECMO) patients.
To be successful, we need uniquely qualified leaders in Advanced Practice with the skill, experience, expertise and passion to fill these new and exciting roles in the expanded medical Critical Care Program at Penn Medicine. These ACNPs or PAs will be working with board certified intensivists, on multi-disciplinary ICU teams providing front line patient- and family-centered care for critically ill patients.
The Advanced Practitioners (APs) in the Medical Intensive Care Unit will function in collaboration with intensivists, nurses, Pharm-D’s and other health care professionals to diagnose, treat, and manage complex critical illness. These APs will also perform procedures as outlined in the privileging agreements (central lines, arterial lines, paracentesis, thoracentesis and Lumbar puncture).
Master’s prepared Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant
• Pennsylvania state licensure and certification as an ACNP or PA-C is required.
• BLS, ACLS required
• Critical Care Nursing or Fellowship experience preferred; Advanced Practice Provider experience preferred.
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.