Job Description

Job Title: UPMC APP Innovation Expo - Educational Showcase, Friday, June 29
Job ID: 180000M2
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: 7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m
Shift: Day Job
Department: Corp HR Talent Acq
Location: 200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh PA 15213


UPMC APP Innovation Expo - APP Educational Showcase 
Pittsburgh Region
Friday, June 29th
7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Cumberland Woods Village (Behind UPMC Passavant)
700 Cumberland Woods Drive, Allison Park, PA 15101, Free Parking

Agenda Detail:
7:30 Registration/Continental Breakfast
7:45 Welcome/Schedule Overview
8:00 Spotting the Symptoms, Peri/Post Depression by Suzanne Shores, Faculty APPs, Nurse Midwives Department
 Define risk factors for perinatal mood disorders
 Describe the importance of early assessment and treatment for perinatal mood disorders
 Examine evidence based screening tools and treatment algorithms for assessing and treating perinatal mood disorders
8:45 Pain Management by Tammy Flemming, Supervisor CRNPs, Chronic Pain IP Shadyside
 Explanation of the PDMP- what it means to providers
 Review of newer pain medication formulations
 New advances in interventional therapies
9:30 A New View of OSA: Endoscopic Views of Airway Obstruction by Karen J Maresch MSN CRNA, UPMC Mercy
 Presentation of historical and contemporary views of factors contributing to obstructive sleep apnea.
 Important look at endoscopic videos of real patients actively obstructing with a discussion of common anatomic levels and patterns of airway collapse.
 Discussion on new airway stimulation technology being surgically implanted in eligible OSA patients and the amazing results of this new therapy.
10:15 How to Advance your APP Career by Lisa Simonian, CRNP Senior, OAPP
 Those Pesky Ladders, Committees, Resources, Opportunities and More

11:00-1:00 APP Career Fair, APP Specialties with current openings!
Center for Community Hospitalists Medicine, Emergency Medicine, and much more!
Lunch Served

1:00 How to Get It Right the First Time! A new grad/employee perspective
1:45 Break, Refreshments Served
2:00 Establishing Success, Preceptor Academy by Nora Lersch, CRNP Expert, WH Oncology
 How the Academy works to support you and the System
 Preceptor Academy Synopsis
 Education Committee Projects to Date & Future Projects Educational Session
2:45 Clinic Focus: Respiratory Care Enhancement Program by Lynn Reid, PA-C, Senior, Community Medicine Administration
 Respiratory Care Enhancement Program: a new model of care
 The case for spirometry
 Asthma, COPD and Vocal cord dysfunction how to tell the difference
3:30 Conclusion

Co-Sponsors: Office of Advanced Practice Providers, APP Preceptor Academy and Talent Acquisition


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation Natl Commission Cert of PA & Physician Assistant OR Cert Reg Nurse Pract & Registered Nurse
• Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal
• Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
• Act 73 FBI Clearance

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The Staff Advanced Practice Provider (APP) is a Physician Assistant or Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner and a member of the care delivery team. The Staff APP is responsible to set the standards for the level and quality of care. The Staff APP has responsibility, authority and accountability for the provision of care through supervision by and collaboration with a physician. The Staff APP manages and provides patient care activities for a group of patients and their families through the application of independent judgment, communication and collaboration with all team members. The role of the Staff APP encompasses the beginnings of leadership, partnership, collaboration and supervision. The Staff APP establishes and maintains collaborative relationships with physicians, other health care providers, patients and their families, to achieve desired patient outcomes throughout the continuum of care. The Staff APP begins to demonstrate a commitment to the community and to their healthcare profession. The successful candidate will be placed according to years and months of experience for employment purposes.

• Administer medications and injections in compliance with state law and clinic guidelines
• Comply with requirements of appropriate regulatory agencies (i.e. OSHA, CLIA, PA Department of Health).
• Determine appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic procedures and develops treatment options.
• Document patient information and care provided in patient record and maintains department statistics
• Educate patients regarding health and illness prevention. Recommend community resources to meet patient and family needs.
• Initiate and/or completes all administrative tasks and acquires all necessary information, instructions or materials.
• Instruct patient/family regarding medications and treatments
• Make rounds at nursing homes and hospitals
• Participate in activities that contribute to education and research, including precepting students.
• Perform complete physical exams, obtain complete medical history, monitor therapies, give injections and medications, and record findings. Order appropriate laboratory and diagnostic procedures. Document patient information and care provided in patient record and maintain statistics.
• Perform minor procedures and assists in surgery, as directed by physician and as defined in written agreement.
• Perform procedures as directed by physician and/or as directed by written agreement
• Perform within the scope of the agreement
• Provide acute and chronic patient care including taking histories, doing physicals, monitoring therapies, giving injections and medications.
• Provide continuity of patient care in collaboration with other health care professionals
• Triage patient telephone calls and provide consultation. Initiate or complete administrative tasks and acquire all necessary information, instructions, and materials as required.

Salary Range: $36.07 to $51.47

Union Position: No

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