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Penn State Health MCS Transplant Advanced Practice Clinician - MCS Transplant in Hershey, Pennsylvania

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Location: US:PA:Hershey

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 1.0

Shift: Day

Hours: Day

Recruiter: Please contact Esther Zechman at for additional information.


Responsible for the coordination of clinical care and educational needs of adult patients requiring circulatory support and transplant. This would include Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD), Total Artificial Hearts (TAH) and the use of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) for the treatment of cardiogenic shock and to provide care, education and social services to patients across the continuum of care from medical management of heart failure to mechanical circulatory support to heart transplant.


Master's Degree required.

Pennsylvania Board Certification as a CRNP or Physician Assistant required.

3 years of experience with cardiac transplant and/or mechanical circulatory support patients in the inpatient and outpatient care environments required.

Certification as a Clinical Transplant Coordinator required or must obtain within 18 months from date of hire.

ACLS and BLS certification required.

This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

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Union: Non Bargained