Job Description

Job Title: CRNP or PA, Staff EPN Hamot Urgent Care
Job ID: 21865916
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility:
Department: 58202 EPNUC Urgent Care W 26 St
Location: 2861 West 26th Street, Erie PA 16509

Description

Purpose:

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!

Erie Physician Network is hiring a full-time Physician Assistant or Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner to help support the Hamot Urgent Care. This APP will support the 2 urgent care locations in 12-hour shifts. This APP must be available to work 7 days a week with some holidays. This APP will provide clinical services to patients under the direction of a supervising physician. Follows established standards, procedures, and practices and gives specific patient care directions to nursing and other staff.
 

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

Staff Level:
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.

Responsibilities:
  • Manages and provides care for assigned caseload in consultation with healthcare team providers following approved clinical protocols. Performs various types of examinations under the supervision of a physician.Possesses the ability to obtain and interpret information considering age specific needs.Provides formal and informal education to staff and identifies and implements ongoing staff development in area of specialty.Performs clinical evaluations; assesses and diagnoses injury or illness as appropriate; plans, prescribes and implements follow up care utilizing established protocol.
  • Initiates quality assurance activities, policy/procedures and research activities. Performs laboratory and medical surveillance screening function to include, but not limited to, drawing of specimens and hearing and pulmonary function tests.Serves as a consultant to staff, physicians and patients. Conducts patient education and provides patients with discharge instructions.Reviews patient labs and test results and informs of results in a timely manner. Assists in the triage of patient calls and clinical needs.Demonstrates commitment to service excellence by understanding the needs of patients, their families, physicians and co-workers and doing what is required the first time, every time by being responsible, sensitive, accurate, timely, coordinated and thorough.

Qualifications

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 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 is dependent upon successful attainment and maintenance of hospital privileges, if applicable to the Business Unit practice.


Licensure, Education, Certifications, and Clearances

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 
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

  • 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
    • 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 
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)


  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

    Salary Range: $34.58 to $56.15 / hour

    Union Position: No

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