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University of Pennsylvania
  • Position Number: 2500219
  • Location: Philadelphia, PA
  • Position Type: Health - Healthcare Administration


Advanced Practice Provider (Neurology)


University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn's distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning. As an employer Penn has been ranked nationally on many occasions with the most recent award from Forbes who named Penn one of America's Best Employers By State in 2021.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

Posted Job Title
Advanced Practice Provider (Neurology)

Job Profile Title
Physician's Assistant

Job Description Summary
The Penn Memory Center is looking to hire a Clinical Research APP, to assist in or lead our clinical trials focusing on Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. In addition, the Clinical Research APP will assist the Penn Memory Center physicians in the care of their patients, including prescription management, triage clinical calls, manage family and patient queries, and patient evaluations. This Monday - Friday daytime position offers a great deal of independence to manage the care of your patients in a team setting.

As a Clinical Research APP in the Penn Memory Center, you will become a member of a collaborative multi-disciplinary team of neurologists, geriatricians, psychiatrists, social workers, neuropsychologists, and research coordinators who work together to develop innovative approaches to the diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer's.

In this position you will challenge yourself on a daily basis as you develop your clinical skills and medical knowledge base by working with patients and families you will follow closely and with whom you will develop unique relationships

As a Clinical Research APP you will work on state of the art clinical trials and the PMC's Aging Brain Cohort and the Aging Brain Cohort Dedicated to Diversity studies, together including >500 participants followed annually. Duties for these studies include consenting, screening and enrolling eligible subjects, managing the treatment of patients throughout their study participation including education about any adverse effects they might experience, provide oversight and coordination of research testing and follow-up, perform neurologic and physical examinations and in some cases, administer experimental medications.

Job Description

Become a member of our dedicated and collegial clinical research team and make a difference every day in the fight against Alzheimer's disease. The Penn Memory Center is a National Institute on Aging designated Alzheimer's Disease Research Center recognized for conducting innovative research to discover better methods to diagnose and treat Alzheimer's disease. We are hiring a Clinical Research APP, to assist in or lead these studies. In addition, the Clinical Research APP will assist the Penn Memory Center physicians in the care of their patients, including prescription management, triage clinical calls, manage family and patient queries, and patient evaluations. This Monday - Friday daytime position offers a great deal of independence to manage the care of your patients in a team setting.

As a Research APP in the Penn Memory Center, you will become a member of a very collaborative multi-disciplinary team of neurologists, geriatricians, psychiatrists, social workers, neuropsychologists, and research coordinators who work together to develop innovative approaches to the diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer's.

In this position you will challenge yourself on a daily basis as you develop your clinical skills and medical knowledge base by working with patients and families you will follow closely and with whom you will develop unique relationships

As a Clinical Research APP you will work on state of the art clinical trials and the PMC's Aging Brain Cohort and the Aging Brain Cohort Dedicated to Diversity studies, together including >500 participants followed annually. Duties for these studies include consenting, screening and enrolling eligible subjects, managing the treatment of patients throughout their study participation including education about any adverse effects they might experience, provide oversight and coordination of research testing and follow-up, perform neurologic and physical examinations and in some cases, administer experimental medications.

Consider joining our team today and help deliver patient care and develop improved knowledge and treatments in our fight against Alzheimer's.

Qualifications:

Advanced Practice Provider with licensure in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and 1 - 3 years; Master's Degree and 2 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Experience with a geriatric or memory impaired population is highly preferred.

Effective problem solving abilities, effective communication and writing skills, strong organizational skills; flexible/adaptable and able to multi-task; demonstrated ability to work as part of a team as well as independently; knowledge of IRB and human research protection regulations.

Job Location - City, State
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School
Perelman School of Medicine

Pay Range
$50,684.00 - $91,232.00

Affirmative Action Statement
Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements
Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

University Benefits
  • Health, Life, and Flexible Spending Accounts: Penn offers comprehensive medical, prescription, behavioral health, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits to protect you and your family's health and welfare. You can also use flexible spending accounts to pay for eligible health care and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars.
  • Tuition: Take advantage of Penn's exceptional tuition benefits. You, your spouse, and your dependent children can get tuition assistance here at Penn. Your dependent children are also eligible for tuition assistance at other institutions.
  • Retirement: Penn offers generous retirement plans to help you save for your future. Penn's Basic, Matching, and Supplemental retirement plans allow you to save for retirement on a pre-tax or Roth basis. Choose from a wide variety of investment options through TIAA and Vanguard.
  • Time Away from Work: Penn provides you with a substantial amount of time away from work during the course of the year. This allows you to relax, take vacations, attend to personal affairs, recover from illness or injury, spend time with familywhatever your personal needs may be.
  • Long-Term Care Insurance: In partnership with Genworth Financial, Penn offers faculty and staff (and your eligible family members) long-term care insurance to help you cover some of the costs of long-term care services received at home, in the community or in a nursing facility. If you apply when you're newly hired, you won't have to provide proof of good health or be subject to underwriting requirements. Eligible family members must always provide proof of good health and are subject to underwriting.
  • Wellness and Work-life Resources: Penn is committed to supporting our faculty and staff as they balance the competing demands of work and personal life. That's why we offer a wide variety of programs and resources to help you care for your health, your family, and your work-life balance.
  • Professional and Personal Development: Penn provides an array of resources to help you advance yourself personally and professionally.
  • University Resources: As a member of the Penn community, you have access to a wide range of University resources as well as cultural and recreational activities. Take advantage of the University's libraries and athletic facilities, or visit our arboretum and art galleries. There's always something going on at Penn, whether it's a new exhibit at the Penn Museum, the latest music or theater presentation at the Annenberg Center, or the Penn Relays at Franklin Field to name just a few examples. As a member of the Penn community, you're right in the middle of the excitementand you and your family can enjoy many of these activities for free.
  • Discounts and Special Services: From arts and entertainment to transportation and mortgages, you'll find great deals for University faculty and staff. Not only do Penn arts and cultural centers and museums offer free and discounted admission and memberships to faculty and staff. You can also enjoy substantial savings on other goods and services such as new cars from Ford and General Motors, cellular phone service plans, movie tickets, and admission to theme parks.
  • Flexible Work Hours: Flexible work options offer creative approaches for completing work while promoting balance between work and personal commitments. These approaches involve use of non-traditional work hours, locations, and/or job structures.
  • Penn Home Ownership Services: Penn offers a forgivable loan for eligible employees interested in buying a home or currently residing in West Philadelphia, which can be used for closing costs or home improvements.
  • Adoption Assistance: Penn will reimburse eligible employees on qualified expenses in connection with the legal adoption of an eligible child, such as travel or court fees, for up to two adoptions in your household.



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