Job Description

Job Title: CRNP AnywhereCare
Job ID: 180000YD
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: All Days, 6 and 12 hour shifts
Shift: Rotating
Facility: UPMC Emergency Medicine
Department: UPP36 Evisits
Location: 11360 Perry Highway, Wexford PA 15090




University of Pittsburgh Physicians is hiring a CRNP to help support the UPMC AnywhereCare Telemedicine department.  The CRNP will provide coverage all days, in 6 or 12 hour shifts.  CRNP will work from home.  Set rate of $35.00/hr.  No on call is required.


UPMC AnywhereCare offers patients with non-emergency symptoms needing minor acute care quick online access to high-quality care using video conferencing to connect face-to-face with a provider — anytime, anywhere.

The Telemedicine Advanced Practice Provider (APP) is a Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner and a member of the care delivery team. The Telemedicine APP is responsible to set the standards for the level and quality of care. The Telemedicine APP has responsibility, authority and accountability for the provision of care through supervision by and collaboration with a physician. The Telemedicine 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 Telemedicine APP encompasses the beginnings of leadership, partnership, collaboration and supervision. The Telemedicine 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 Telemedicine 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.


  • 50 hours C.M.E. category 1 and 50 hours C.M.E. category 2 for every two year period.
  • Actively participate in all Quality Assessment activities.
  • Attend AAPA/AMA approved C.M.E. programs.
  • Determine whether the patient's condition requires the immediate attention of a face to face visit.
  • Either the primary supervising physician or a substitute supervising physician will be present whenever the CRNP is working. The supervising physician will within ten days of any patient-CRNP encounter review the chart documentation of the encounter for completeness, quality of care and appropriateness of diagnosis and treatment and will verify such review with signature.
  • Identify normal and abnormal findings from the online template
  • Instruct and counsel patients or legally responsible parties regarding matters pertaining to the patients' physical and mental health, the nature and management of their injuries or illnesses, and any required follow-up.
  • Maintain certification and or licensure at national and state levels.
  • Maintain courteous, cooperative relations with patients, family members, physicians, nursing and ancillary personnel.
  • Make decisions regarding appropriate evaluation and management of a patient being seen for initial evaluation.
  • Meet the requirement of re-certification.
  • Order medications as needed.
  • Prepare patient summaries and/or discharge instructions
  • Re-certification examination every six years.
  • Review on-line template and based on specific questions tailored for presenting complaint, determine best course of treatment.
  • The CRNP will work only under the supervision of those physicians who are certified to serve as either primary or substitute supervising physician.
  • The supervising physician or substitute physician will be available to discuss care and management of the patients that the CRNP manages.
  • There will be at least one attending physician present at all times while the CRNP is working.
  • To maintain appropriate oversight, the supervising physician or substitute physician will review and countersign 100% of the patient charts within 10 days.


  • The individual must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care and/or interact appropriately to the patients served as specified below.
  • They must also demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patients status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patients requirements relative to his/her age-specific needs and to provide the care needs as described in the department policy and procedures.
  • 0-1 year experience.
  • Graduate of an approved Nurse Practitioner program is required.
  • BSN, MSN preferred.

Special Skills and Abilities 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.

    Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
  • Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner
  • Registered Nurse

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

Salary Range: $35 to $35 / hour

Union Position: no

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