Philadelphia, Philadelphia County
May 20, 2016

Duties: The Center for Weight and Eating Disorders at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks a PA-licensed nurse practitioner (NP), in adult or family practice, to collaborate on research trials of the management of obesity. The candidate should have experience in completing medical histories, physical examinations, electrocardiograms, and phlebotomy. The candidate will join a multidisciplinary clinical and research team. The typical hiring salary range for this position is $78,000 to $85,000 depending upon the successful candidate's qualifications.

Qualifications: The minimum of a Master's Degree in Nursing, Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner licensed in Pennsylvania, and 1 year to 2 years of experience required. Must qualify for prescription authority in PA. Experience in treating individuals with overweight/obesity is desirable, as is interest in assessing the efficacy of different lifestyle interventions, pharmacotherapy, and bariatric surgery for the management of obesity and related eating disorders.

Reference Number: 40-22891

Salary Grade: 027

Employment Type: Exempt

Org: PS-Weight Disorders

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.

Job Family: J-Technical/Professional Medicine/Health