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Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or Masters Physician Assistant- MICU at PPMC
  • Job ID: 114577
  • Job Category: Nurse Practitioner/ Physician Assistant
  • Specialty Area: Nurse Pract/ Phys Asst -Inpatient
  • Primary Shift: Rotating
  • Work Schedule: Rotating Days/ Nights and Weekends
  • Penn Medicine Entity: Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
  • Location: Philadelphia, PA
  • Address: 51 N 39th St
  • Education Required: Per Position Description
  • 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.

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:
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).

Minimum Requirements:
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.

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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