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Family Nurse Practitioner - Family Medicine Practice - Philadelphia, PA #4947390

Company: Penn Medicine

Date: 05/17/2018

Category: Computer / IT Services

City: Philadelphia, PA

Family Nurse Practitioner - Family Medicine Practice

  • Job ID :70302

  • Job Category: Nurse Practitioner/ Physician Assistant

  • Specialty Area: Nurse Pract/ Phys Asst -Outpatient

  • Primary Shift: Day

  • Work Schedule: See Job Description

  • Penn Medicine Entity: Clinical Practices of the University of Pennsylvania

  • Location: Philadelphia, PA

  • Address: 3737 Market 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 :

In the primary care outpatient setting, the FNP acts as a key member of the health care team with various roles to fill. This FNP will serve as an acute care provider. This provider will manage the acutely ill patient, coordinating and communicating when necessary with the primary care provider.

The FNP also supports the triage nurses and other providers within the practice through a process of dual level triage. These sessions are allotted based on clinical need as dictated by the Medical Director.

The FNP is also responsible for providing care management services to high needs patients assigned to the practice. This includes working collaboratively with the Population Health Director and nursing staff to actively manage the health care of patients with complex needs through in-person visits, telephonic encounters and coordination with other service providers.

FNP’s are encouraged to work within the quality improvement structure of the department to take an active role in quality efforts. This may take the form of active involvement in team meetings or participation within the patient centered medical home model. FNP’s may also act as educators for NP students rotating within the office. This should not be expected at all times or be significantly burdensome as to interfere with clinical care of the patients within the provider’s panel.

Incumbent is responsible to promote organizational values of patient and visitor satisfaction by demonstrating courtesy and respect for all their families, visitors, and other employees. This position cares for patients in all age groups from newborns through geriatrics, and the candidate must maintain licensure and demonstrate competence in the assessment, treatment, and care of patients served.

All nurse practitioners function under the guidelines as designed by the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center medical staff guidelines and are credentialed through that body. The FNP hired by the Department of Family Medicine will be held accountable through a formal job description, through the delineation of privileges, and through their agreement with their collaborating physician who has initiated a Collaborative Practice Agreement.

The identified collaborating physician will evaluate the FNP's Clinical Skills and Competence as part of their annual performance review

Minimum Requirements :

Graduate of a NLN- approved school of nursing.

RN and FNP licensure in the State of Pennsylvania.

The FNP license must include care of patients across the lifespan.

Must have current CPR certification.

Completion of an approved Nurse Practitioner program with a MSN.

National Certification Board is required.

Prior nurse practitioner experience is strongly preferred

Additional Information :

Monday through Saturday 40 hours per week Hours may be adjusted to meet the operational needs of the department.

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.

Penn Medicine

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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.

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