Job Description

Job Title: Supervisor, APP - HLESI,
Job ID: 732782
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Shift: Day Job
Department: Thoracic Surgery
Location: 200 Lothrop St, Pittsburgh PA 15213


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University of Pittsburgh Physicians, CT Surgery, specifically Thoracic Surgery is hiring a full-time Supervisor, APP - HLESI to support the UPMC Presbyterian site. The successful candidate will support a Monday through Friday schedule, daylight hours with occasional weekend. The APP role will be primarily rounding and outpatient services. There will be some travel to other sites.

Coordinate and oversee all physician assistant and certified nurse practitioner functions.

•Act as a liaison to and preceptor for PA and CRNP students.
•Assist staff in preparation of conferences.
•Facilitate training of staff for all PA's and CRNP's.
•Implements, maintains, monitors, and communicates Human Resources policies pertaining to PA's and CRNP's.
•Liaison for all mid level providers for each site. This would include communication to the division management and physicians on behalf of the mid level providers, as well as communication to the MLP's from management.
•Organize and oversee staffing of clinical sites with attending physician and Director of Operations.
•Oversee staff adherence to compliance requirements including documentation, coding, licensure, internal and external audits, compliance and safety training (OSHA).
•Participates in recruitment, evaluation, and management of PA and CRNP employees.
•Perform those duties outlined in the Physician Assistant or Certified Nurse Practitioner job description.
•Primary contact for patient complaints or other clinical issues on behalf of the physician in his/her absence.
•Provides departmental leadership to direct, supervise, and manage daily activities of the PA's and CRNP's; completes annual performance evaluations in conjunction with support staff.
•Troubleshoot problems in clinical areas. Work in conjunction with clinical staff to resolve issues.


Post-baccalaureate degree required 5 years of experience as a certified nurse practitioner or physician assistant required 3 years experience in the department specialty 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. CRNP: The successful completion of an approved Nurse Practitioner program is required. This position is dependent upon successful attainment and maintenance of hospital privileges, if applicable to the Business Unit practice.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire Act 33, 34, and 73 National certification, eligible for licensure by Pennsylvania board of nursing, eligible for certification as a CRNP by Pennsylvania state board of nursing

•Act 33 Child Clearance
•Act 34 Criminal Clearance
•Advanced Cardiac Life Support or Basic Life Support or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
•National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants

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

Salary Range: $42.49 to $70.84 / hour

Union Position: No

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