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Located in the heart of Philadelphia, Drexel University is a world‐class, comprehensive, R1 research institution and a global leader in experiential education. For more than 100 years, our renowned Cooperative Education (co-op) program has enabled students to gain professional work experience before they graduate, setting them apart from their peers.

Committed to becoming the nation’s most civically engaged university, Drexel supports engagement along three dimensions: research and academic programs that directly benefit communities, business practices that support equitable local and regional economic development, and public service by students, faculty, and staff. Our engagement is long‐term, multigenerational, and fundamental to the University’s mission, heritage, and future.

At Drexel, we are devoted to fostering an inclusive and welcoming environment that promotes healthy lifestyles and is based on integrity, trust, and respect. We center equity, inclusion and belonging, and incorporate an anti‐racism approach to our strategic plan, organizational systems, policies and structures.

Drexel offers its highly engaged faculty and professional staff a comprehensive and world‐class benefits package that includes generous vacation and paid time off as applicable (including civic engagement days), up to an 11% 403(b) Retirement Plan match with immediate vesting, and remote and flexible work options for many roles. Our exceptional medical plans include domestic partner and fertility assistance and our award‐winning A Healthier U wellness program. In addition, faculty and professional staff at Drexel enjoy free tuition for themselves and their dependents for Drexel degree programs, certification, and non‐certification programs. And as part of the tuition offering to employees, Drexel participates in a tuition exchange program for dependents with other higher education institutions. These are just a sample of our extensive benefit offerings. Please see this Benefits Brochure for more information.

Family Nurse Practitioner

Apply now Job no: 502560
Work type: Full-Time
Location: Other - Philadelphia, PA
Categories: Drexel University, College of Nursing and Health Professions

Job Summary

The Nurse Practitioner upholds the health center mission by assuring that patients receive health care that is competent, caring, cost-effective, and meets with a high degree of satisfaction; supports fiscal stability of the organization.

Staff is expected to uphold the health center mission by assuring that patients receive health care that is competent, caring, and meets with a high degree of quality and satisfaction. In addition, staff must support FPCN's and Drexel University’s Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Health Center’s commitment to the creation of a trauma-informed system of care that continually recognizes and responds to the impact of traumatic stress on all those who have contact with the organization, including children, adults, families, caregivers, and staff.

Essential Functions

  •  Provides a wide spectrum of primary care services to patients of all ages, from infants to elderly. Care includes, but is not limited to, medical assessment, diagnosis, treatment, referral and follow-up.
  • Proficient in the management of acute and chronic conditions, both simple and complex.
  • Practice is based on accepted evidence based criteria and established clinical practice guidelines.
  • Update patient records for accuracy at each patient encounter using appropriate designated forms and documentation requirements.
  • Orders, interprets, and evaluates diagnostic tests to identify and assess patients’ clinical problems and health care needs.
  • Documents/dictates key components of patient's progress via daily progress note, transfer, and discharge summary, and or clinic note where applicable. Documentation is timely, meets acute care compliance standards and captures patient acuity.
  • Consultation with collaborating physician and other members of the healthcare team when indicated.
  • Collaborates with interdisciplinary health care team in making diagnoses of acute and complex chronic conditions and referral of services when applicable.
  • Identifies expected outcomes from diagnosis and formulates and documents a plan of care to address health care needs.
  • Utilizes evidenced based practice guidelines and protocols in an individualized, dynamic plan of care that can be applied across the continuum. • Implements and modifies plan of care where necessary.
  • Prescribes diagnostic strategies and therapeutic interventions when identified.
  • Maintains ongoing communication and collaboration with interdisciplinary care team.
  • Facilitates and communicates with patient, family and staff to promote continuity of care across the continuum of care.
  • May perform advanced procedures consistent with privileges and competency validation.
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree or Equivalent from a Nurse Practitioner program
  • 5 years of experience as an RN and/or Nurse Practitioner in designated specialty.
  • Current RN and APN licenses from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
  • Current nationally recognized advanced practice certification or in progress.
  • Current DEA license

Preferred Qualifications

  • A minimum of 2 years of outpatient experience preferred
  • Bilingual a plus
  • Physical and emotional ability to perform the duties and responsibilities associated with the position.
  • Proficiency in basic computer skills.
  • Work and function in a culturally competent capacity with persons from a variety of ethnic and social backgrounds.
  • Possession of exemplary interpersonal and communication skills with both internal and external customers.
  • Practice and behaviors reflect fiscal responsibility in appropriate balance with quality patient care.
  • Defined productivity standards are proactively worked towards and established goals met.
  • Demonstration of good time management skills and follow through.
  • Responsible behavior in regards to attendance, punctuality, and schedule coverage.
  • Attendance and participation in meetings, mandatory in-services, educational programs, and other activities in order to stay informed and current
  • Maintenance of required amount of continuing education credits as defined by specific governing bodies associated with the position (managed care organizations, national certification organizations….).
  • Knowledgeable and supportive of policies, procedures, and guidelines associated with practice setting.
  • Understanding of psychosocial impacts of health outcomes in underserved communities
  • Exhibits cultural competency and sensitivity

Physical Demands

  • Typically standing, walking
  • Lifting demands ≤ 25lbs


  • Other – Philadelphia, PA

Additional Information

This position is classified as Exempt, grade N. Compensation for this grade ranges from $90,430 - $135,640. Please note that the offered rate for this position typically aligns with the minimum to midrange of this grade, but it can vary based on the successful candidate’s qualifications and experience, department budget, and an internal equity review. 

We encourage you to explore Drexel's Professional Staff salary structure and Compensation Guidelines & Policies for more details on our compensation framework.

You can also find valuable information about our benefits in the Benefits Brochure.

Special Instructions to the Applicant

Please make sure you upload your CV/resume and cover letter when submitting your application.

Review of applicants will begin once a suitable candidate pool is identified.

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