PACrossmatch Job Board - Surgical Critical Care at Penn Medicine's new Trauma Center
Job DescriptionPenn Medicine is seeking experienced Advanced Practice Providers - multiple openings. Must be an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or a Physician Assistant with Master's degree, with experience in Surgical Critical Care.
Penn Medicine’s Trauma Program is Expanding:
In early 2015, Penn Medicine’s Level 1 Regional Trauma Resource Center, currently located at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, will move to its new home at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. The new facilities have leveraged decades of experience to design a brand new space, literally from the ground up, that will modernize and expand our capabilities in areas including Trauma Critical Care, Neurocritical care, Neurosurgery, IR, Neuro IR, and Ortho Trauma care. Penn Medicine is committed to ensuring that the Penn Medicine Trauma Center at Presbyterian Medical Center will provide world-class care to trauma patients on Day 1. 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 Trauma Program.
These ACNPs or PAs will be working with board certified intensivists, on intra-disciplinary ICU teams providing front line management of critically ill or injured patients. Our 2 new critical care services will provide ICU management of trauma, neurotrauma, emergency surgery, and neurosurgical patient populations. The Advanced Practitioners (APs) in the Trauma Critical Care Unit and NeuroCritical Care unit will function autonomously and in collaboration with intensivists, surgeons, nurses, and other health care professionals to diagnose, treat, and manage complex injuries and critical illness. These APs will also perform procedures as outlined in the privileging agreements (central lines, arterial lines, chest tubes, bronchoscopy, ICP monitor placements). The AP model of care will be 24/7/365.
The hours will be 3 days/week - 13 hour shifts. Day/Night rotation (most likely month to month)
• 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. ATLS preferred.
• Surgical Critical Care