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The Heart and Vascular intensive care unit (HVICU) at the University of Pennsylvania is looking for an Advanced Practitioner to join our health care delivery team. The HVICU is a 32 bed unit. We provide care for patients undergoing cardiac and vascular procedures, including heart transplants, lung transplants, adult congenital surgery, and complex aortic procedures. Our team is composed of intensivists, surgical and anesthesia residents, and advanced practice providers
The position of the advanced practice (AP) provider in the H&V SICU is that of leader, teacher, and care provider. In close partnership and collaboration with the intensivist and surgical physician groups we provide world class care to some of the most acutely ill patients in the country who are undergoing coronary revascularization, complex aortic surgery, cardiac and thoracic transplants. You will also be managing patients requiring mechanical support such as VAD's and ECMO. The AP is skilled at invasive procedures
including central lines, dialysis catheters, arterial lines and the use of bedside flouroscopy. Working closely with physician providers at many levels we are an integral piece of a multidisciplinary team.
Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or Masters Physician Assistant. Pennsylvania State license. Critical Care experience is preferred. Cardiac background is preferred.
Shifts: 3 shifts per week, 13 hour shifts. This Unit will move into a 50/50 day/night rotation model in the future, but is currently days.
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