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CRNP or PA, Staff/Senior-Walk-in-Center

Job Description
Job Title: CRNP or PA, Staff/Senior-Walk-in-Center
Job ID: 737685
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Community Medicine Incorporated
Department: ECT APC
Location: 20630 Route 19, Cranberry Township PA 16066
Description
If you are an AdvancedPractice Provider who loves an upbeat environment, working hands on withpatients and their families, then why not consider a job at UPMC?
CommunityMedicine Incorporated is hiring a full-time PA or CRNP, staff or senior, for aWalk-in-Center in Cranberry Township. Thisposition works a variety of 12 or 8 hour shifts which include rotatingweekends. No on-call is required. FamilyMedicine APP experience is preferred.
TheStaff Advanced Practice Provider (APP) is a Physician Assistant or CertifiedRegistered Nurse Practitioner and a member of the care delivery team. The StaffAPP is responsible for setting the standards for the level and quality of care.The Staff APP has responsibility, authority and accountability for theprovision of care through supervision by and collaboration with a physician.The Staff APP manages and provides patient care activities for a group ofpatients and their families through the application of independent judgment,communication and collaboration with all team members. The role of the StaffAPP encompasses the beginnings of leadership, partnership, collaboration andsupervision. The Staff APP establishes and maintains collaborativerelationships with physicians, other health care providers, patients and theirfamilies, to achieve desired patient outcomes throughout the continuum of care.The Staff APP begins to demonstrate a commitment to the community and to theirhealth care profession.
The Senior Professional Advanced PracticeProvider (APP) is a Physician Assistant or Certified Registered NursePractitioner and a member of the care delivery team. The Senior ProfessionalAPP is responsible to set the standards for the level and quality of care. TheSenior Professional APP has responsibility and accountability for the provisionof care through supervision by and collaboration with a physician. The SeniorProfessional APP manages and provides patient care activities for a group ofpatients and their families through the application of independent judgment,communication and collaboration with all team members. The role of the SeniorProfessional APP encompasses leadership, partnership, collaboration and supervision.The Senior Professional APP establishes and maintains collaborativerelationships with physicians, other health care providers, patients and theirfamilies, to achieve desired patient outcomes throughout the continuum of care.The Senior Professional APP demonstrates a commitment to the community and totheir healthcare profession.
The successful candidate will be placed accordingto years and months of experience for employment purposes.
Responsibilities:
Actively engages in clinical development of all members of the healthcare team.Requests opportunities to learn advanced professional practice techniques from senior healthcare team members.Seeks, accepts and utilizes performance feedback from peers, preceptors and unit/department Leaders as a learning opportunity and to improve practice.Demonstrates enthusiasm for continuous learning and identifies and creates a plan for the continuation of learning and development.Identifies patient and family needs for education and provides basic education to support the episode of care.Seeks professional development and involvement through membership in a professional organization and/or reading professional literature on a regular basis.
Applies basic professional practice knowledge and skills appropriate for practice setting.Communicates effectively, both verbally and in documentation.Demonstrates critical thinking in all areas of professional practice.Learns to incorporate acceptable standards of professional practice as well as business unit and health system's goals to improve patient safety, quality and satisfaction.Formulates a plan of care that considers individual patient needs.Demonstrates initiative and seeks formal and informal opportunities to improve clinical practice. Seeks guidance and asks questions to continuously improve professional practice.Builds relationships with patient, families and colleagues.Identifies ethical situations within patient care or within the workplace and seeks assistance.Professionally accepts assignments that gradually increase patient load and complexity.
Demonstrates a basic knowledge of research, how it affects practice and who/what resources are available to assist with evidence based practice by asking questions, demonstrating interest, participating in journal clubs.Clinical practice demonstrates knowledge of how quality and innovation impacts patient satisfaction, safety, and clinical quality outcomes.Identifies opportunities for improvement on the clinical area.
Demonstrates accountability for professional development that improves the quality of professional practice and the quality of patient care.Makes recommendations for the improvement of clinical care and the health of the workplace and welcomes and participates in change initiatives.Leads by investing and building healthy relationships among colleagues and other disciplines.Shows the ability to set priorities.Begins to serve as an engaged member of a team supporting colleagues in service to patients and families and may participate in task forces or other initiatives.
Demonstrates the ability to communicate clearly and effectively with all members of the health care team.Begins to demonstrate awareness of cultural diversity, horizontal violence and impairment in the health professions.Cares for patients and self by supporting safety in the workplace.
Qualifications
Theindividual must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary toprovide care and/or interact appropriately to the patients served as specifiedbelow. They must also demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth anddevelopment over the life span and possess the ability to assess datareflective of the patient's status and interpret the appropriate informationneeded to identify each patient's requirements relative to his/her age-specificneeds and to provide the care needs as described in the department policy andprocedures.
CRNP:
The successful completion of an approved nurse practitioner program is required
BSN, MSN is preferred
Professional nursing experience and/or nurse practitioner experience is preferred
PA:
A graduate of a physician assistant program accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the physician assistant (ARC-PA) is required
BS or MS candidate is preferred
Experience as a physician assistant and/or experience in a clinical setting is preferred
Senior Level-
Minimum 3 years of experience or Completion of a post-graduate residency
The successful completion of an approved Nurse Practitioner program or a graduate of a physician assistant program accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the physician assistant (ARC-PA) program is required.
BSN, MSN preferred for CRNP, BS or MS preferred for PA
Completion of National Certification
Must achieve a Solid/Strong/Good performance rating or higher on annual performance evaluation for consideration and to maintain status annually.
Completion of an OAPP approved professional contribution within one year of hire or promotion into the position.
Must have department chair approval for promotion.
Demonstration of clinical precepting of one APP student per calendar year for at least two years or evidence of ongoing education of APP students or demonstrate a meaningful contribution to student education
Special Skills andAbilities Required:
Ability to establish and maintain positive, caring relationships with executives, managers, physicians, non-physician providers, ancillary and support staff, other departments, and patients/families.
Ability to work productively and effectively within a complex environment, handle multiple/changing priorities and specialized equipment.
Critical thinking, analytical and problem solving abilities required as related to various aspects of patient care.
Good clinical judgment.
Critical thinking skills necessary to exercise and to lead others in application of acceptable standards of practice.
Mobility and visual manual dexterity.
Physical stamina for frequent walking, standing, lifting and positioning of patients.
This position isdependent upon successful attainment and maintenance of hospital privileges, ifapplicable to the Business Unit practice.
Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Must beeligible for licensure. CPR required based on AHA standards that include both adidactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
CRNP:
Current state RN license and CRNP certification are required
National certification, eligible for licensure by Pennsylvania board of nursing, eligible for certification as a CRNP by Pennsylvania state board of nursing
Current CPR certification is required
Act 33 Clearance will be required
Act 73 Clearance will be required
Act 34 Clearance required
PA:
Current state PA license, certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) is required
Current CPR certification is required
Act 33 Clearance will be required
Act 73 Clearance will be required
Act 34 Clearance required
UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individualswith Disabilities
Salary Range: $34.35 to $49.91
Union Position: No
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