Nurse Practitioner, Specialty Critical Intensive Care Unit at Lankenau Medical Center
7:00 am–7:30 pm; 24 or 36 hours per week available
At Main Line Health, our Magnet® hospitals are well-known throughout
suburban Philadelphia for our award-winning care. Lankenau Medical
Center in Wynnewood, Pa. has recently been recognized by the
Philadelphia Business journal as one of the top ten “Best Places to
Work” in the Delaware Valley and is a key member of the Main Line Health
system and a renowned teaching institution.
Lankenau is recognized by Truven Health Analytics as one of the nation’s
100 Top Hospitals in the U.S.
US News and World Report has ranked Lankenau as the 14th best hospital
in the entire state (out of over 250 Hospitals) and one of the top 10
hospitals in the Philadelphia region
The CICU is 32-bed unit located in our new state-of-art Heart Pavilion.
This position is an integral member of a patient care delivery team. The
core team will consist of a Pulmonary/Critical Care Attending, a
Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellow, and the CRNP. Additionally, the
team will include a nutritionist, physical therapist, case manager, and
social worker. The patient population will include, but is not limited
to, patients transferred from the CICU teaching service and
post-operative neurosurgery patients who require critical care nursing.
The core team will round daily on the patients, and review the care of
each patient in detail. Daily rounds will also be an educational
experience for the team members. The role of the CRNP is central to the
unit based multidisciplinary team in leading quality and evidence based
care initiatives that will result in achieving optimal patient outcomes
and improved patient satisfaction. The CRNP extends and expands the role
of the physicians, enhances continuity of quality patient care, and
amplifies communication among all professional care givers, the patient,
and the patient's family members."
The CRNP other duties would include:
Closely monitors progress of patients on the ICU service and
Collaborates with the Attending Physician and the Pulmonary/Critical
Care Fellow to assure that core measures, quality initiatives, patient
safety goals and standards of care are met on assigned patients.
Graduate of an approved Nurse Practitioner program, licensed by the
Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing Examiners as a Certified Registered
Nurse Practitioner (CRNP). Must have strong written and verbal skills of
the English language.
Licensures & Certifications:
CRNP PA license
Successful completion of the MLH credentialing process through the
Medical Staff Office, with temporary or permanent privileges approved.
Minimum of 2 years nursing experience in specific clinical area
2 years NP experience preferred
Current .Critical Care Experience Required
Shift and Hours available
24 or 36 hours weekly available 7:00 am–7:30 pm
For more information, call 1.866.CALL.MLH.