Job Description

Job Title: PA or CRNP, Specialist, UPMC Jameson - South Campus (New Castle, PA)
Job ID: 81714645
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: Varies, Rotations, 12-Hour Shifts
Shift: Day Job
Facility:
Department: CCHM Jameson
Location: 1000 South Mercer Street, New Castle PA 16105

Description

See what being an Advanced Practice Provider can do for UPMC and what UPMC can do for Advanced Practice Providers – it’s more than just a job!

 

UPMC Jameson - South Campus is hiring a full-time Physician Assistant or Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner to help support the Hospitalist Department. This position will work rotating 12 hour day and swing shifts rounding in the hospital with the growing Hospitalist service located in New Castle, PA.

What Can You Bring to UPMC?

  • Contribute to UPMC’s mission of Life Changing Medicine
  • Set the standards for the level and quality of care for the care delivery team
  • Provide patient care activities for a group of patients and their families through the application of independent judgment, communication and collaboration with all team members.
  • Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with physicians, other health care providers, patients and their families, to achieve desired patient outcomes throughout the continuum of care.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to the community and to your health care profession

What UPMC Can Do for You:

  • A career path that provides you with the right experience to be successful in the position you want to obtain now and, in the future
  • Health and welfare benefits like medical, vision, dental, and life and disability, and an exceptional retirement program
  • Work life balance to help manage other importance aspects of your life such as: PTO, wellness programs, paid parental leave
  • Competitive pay for the work that you do – base pay, merit, and premium pay

 

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

Responsibilities:

  • Makes recommendations for the improvement of clinical care and the health of the workplace and welcomes and participates in change initiatives.
  • 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. Interprets and integrates data to determine preliminary diagnosis and therapeutic planDemonstrates 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.
  • Leads by investing and building healthy relationships among colleagues and other disciplines.
  • Complies with all UPMC Health System and USO policies and proceduresComplies with requirements of appropriate regulatory agencies (i.e. OSHA, CLIA, PA Department of Health
  • Demonstrates accountability for professional development that improves the quality of professional practice and the quality of patient care.
  • Shows the ability to set priorities.
  • 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. Instructs patient/family regarding medications and treatments. Educates patients regarding health and illness prevention.Seeks professional development and involvement through membership in a professional organization and/or reading professional literature on a regular basis.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Qualifications

Qualifications:


Licensure, Education, Certifications, and Clearances

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, Masters is preferred
  • Experience as a physician assistant and/or experience in a clinical setting is preferred
  • 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 

 
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
  • 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

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran


Salary Range: $46.78 to $68.17 / hour

Union Position: No

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At UPMC, our shared goal is to create a cohesive, positive, experience for our employees, patients, health plan members, and community. If you too are driven by these values, you may be a great fit at UPMC!

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DIGNITY & RESPECT
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