Nursing at Penn Medicine

Clinical Practices of the University of Pennsylvania

The Clinical Practices of the University of Pennsylvania (CPUP) are an integral part of Penn Medicine by providing high quality, individualized outpatient care. Over 1,500 nurses, nurse practitioners, physicians and other care providers make up the exceptional health care team of CPUP.

A Continuum of Care

CPUP nurses ensure continuity across the patient care experience. As valued members of a multidisciplinary team with a long, proud tradition of outstanding nursing care, they partner with physicians who are repeatedly listed in Philadelphia Magazine's "Top Docs" issue. This outstanding care is the common thread that keeps patients and their families connected to the services they need when they need them.

Commitment to Continued Education

Opportunities for learning are limitless at CPUP. Educational programs directed to outpatient practice and a pre-paid tuition benefit program is offered as part of the commitment to excellence that CPUP provides.

The dynamic nursing department responds quickly to changes in the health care industry by continuously bringing evidence-based practices to the best outpatient nursing care in the world. The strong relationships with local nursing schools contributes to an environment that is dynamic and rewarding. Excellent mentoring by our CPUP nursing staff enhances clinical experiences for students.

Nursing Specialties at CPUP

CPUP provides ambulatory care in approximately 150 practice locations across the Delaware Valley including West Philadelphia and Radnor, Pennsylvania, as well as Cherry Hill, NJ.

There are numerous specialties and subspecialties available for dynamic and challenging nursing careers at CPUP including:

Opportunities are found at the following locations:

  • One of the largest cancer centers in the country, the Abramson Cancer Center is a national leader in cancer research, patient care and education. The center has had for 30 years, continuous designation as a Comprehensive Cancer Center by the National Cancer Institute.
  • Penn Medicine Radnor offers patients premier specialty and primary care with expertise in more than 30 specialties, as well as a Women's Imaging Center. To meet the needs of the community, a variety of on-site health education programs are available.
  • Penn Medicine and Penn Cardiology at Cherry Hill is a 10,000 square foot multi-specialty facility bringing world-class medicine to South Jersey. The services offered at Penn Medicine and Penn Cardiology at Cherry Hill include cancer care, orthopaedics, women's health, immunizations and internal medicine.
  • Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine offers even more opportunities for nurses interested in caring for patients and families. This state-of-the-art outpatient center offers the most advanced treatment options available.

Read a message from the Chief Nursing Officer at CPUP, Victoria Rich, to learn more about CPUP's exceptional nursing environment or find more information about nursing career opportunities.