Penn Medicine

Affiliated with University of Pennsylvania — Philadelphia, PA

  • Duration: 10 month program
  • Positions available: 4
  • Salary:
  • Program Director: Recruitment and the Program Director

Last updated: July 16, 2015


Advanced Practice Critical Care Fellowship

Why choose Penn Medicine?

As a professional, you are seeking to join one of the nation's leading academic medical centers, servicing patients from all over the world. Penn Medicine believes that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees! Our campus' offer tobacco free environments and our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. Penn Medicine has been awarded several national healthcare quality awards and we seek employees who are engaged and excited about our mission of continued service excellence and ongoing professional development.

We believe that your life will be enriched should you become a Penn Medicine employee and we thank you for your interest in our organization.

Position Description

Announcing a Penn Medicine Critical Care Advanced Practitioner Fellowship:

Penn Medicine will be hiring 4 Providers (Acute Care Nurse Practitioners and/or Masters prepared Physician Assistants) into a Critical Care Advanced Practitioner Fellowship Program. This will be a 10 month Fellowship of a thorough didactic and clinical curriculum, with a start date in March, 2016.

This is a post graduate fellowship program designed for acute certified nurse practitioners and certified physician assistants who have a lifelong commitment to learning and seeking a career as a Critical Care Provider at Penn Medicine with opportunity for employment following the successful completion of this program. The purpose is to train qualified nurse practitioners and physician assistants to function as a clinical expert provider in Critical Care, rotating through the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania’s Critical Care units: Surgical ICU, Medical ICU, Neuro ICU and Heart and Vascular ICU.

Department physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants participate as mentor/preceptors in this program. The focus of training is in the development of expertise in critical care where trainees will participate in 60 hours of work per week (50 clinical and 10 academic hours) including simulation training in common scenarios. Each fellow is required to participate and pass simulation competency requirements. At the end of the program-a Post Master’s certification is granted (3 CUs) from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing. Opportunities for employment may be available upon successful completion of the Fellowship and credentialing through the University of Pennsylvania Medical Board.

**Along with submitting this on-line application, it is required to include the following to be considered an applicant for the Fellowship:

• A one-page personal narrative describing professional goals and interest in post graduate training in Critical Care.
• A resume/CV, including a description of past critical care experience, if any.
• Three (3) letters of recommendation, at least one from your current or recent clinical supervisor/ physician

**All applications will be reviewed by Recruitment and the Program Director, and finalists for the Fellowship positions will be contacted to interview by Phone/Video in August 2015. Face to Face interviews will take place in September 2015. Final selections will be completed by October 2015.
Minimum Requirements

• Master’s prepared Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant (Must be New to Practice in Advanced Practice)
• Pennsylvania state licensure and acute care nurse practitioner certification or Masters prepared Physician assistant is required. (Must graduate and pass boards and successfully credentialed to begin this program)
• Ability to commit and work at least 60 hours (includes class time) per week (including nights, weekends and holidays) for the entire 10 month program.
• BLS, ACLS required.
• Critical Care background preferred.
• A Health Care Assessment, references and personal interview is required. In addition you must clear all required drug screen and back ground checks and attest as a non-tobacco user to be eligible.

Additional Information

At Penn Medicine, you will enjoy the camaraderie and support that you will experience at our prestigious institution. As a recipient of the Philadelphia Business journal's healthiest employer award, we continue our commitment to help our employees maintain healthy lifestyles. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest pre paid tuition assistance programs in the region.


To apply for one of our four Philadelphia-based Fellowship openings, visit
www.PennMedicine.org/careers, click on Providers & Advanced Practice
Nursing, Search on Job ID 53350 go directly to:
https://careers.peopleclick.com/careerscp/client_pennmedicine/provider/gateway.do?functionName=viewFromLink&jobPostId=38975&localeCode=en-us

AA/EOE, M/F/D/V

How to apply

Qualifications: Minimum Requirements

• Master’s prepared Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant (Must be New to Practice in Advanced Practice)
• Pennsylvania state licensure and acute care nurse practitioner certification or Masters prepared Physician assistant is required. (Must graduate and pass boards and successfully credentialed to begin this program)
• Ability to commit and work at least 60 hours (includes class time) per week (including nights, weekends and holidays) for the entire 10 month program.
• BLS, ACLS required.
• Critical Care background preferred.
• A Health Care Assessment, references and personal interview is required. In addition you must clear all required drug screen and back ground checks and attest as a non-tobacco user to be eligible.

**Along with submitting this on-line application, it is required to include the following to be considered an applicant for the Fellowship:

• A one-page personal narrative describing professional goals and interest in post graduate training in Critical Care.
• A resume/CV, including a description of past critical care experience, if any.
• Three (3) letters of recommendation, at least one from your current or recent clinical supervisor/ physician

**All applications will be reviewed by Recruitment and the Program Director, and finalists for the Fellowship positions will be contacted to interview by Phone/Video in August 2015. Face to Face interviews will take place in September 2015. Final selections will be completed by October 2015.

To apply for one of our four Philadelphia-based Fellowship openings, visit
www.PennMedicine.org/careers, click on Providers & Advanced Practice
Nursing, Search on Job ID 53350 go directly to:
https://careers.peopleclick.com/careerscp/client_pennmedicine/provider/gateway.do?functionName=viewFromLink&jobPostId=38975&localeCode=en-us

AA/EOE, M/F/D/V

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Philadelphia, PA 19104

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