Job Description

Job Title: CRNP Telemedicine
Job ID: 30726577
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility:
Department: 53611 UPP36 Evisits
Location: 11360 Perry Highway, Wexford PA 15090

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!

University of Pittsburgh Physicians is hiring a full-time Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner to help support UPMC Anywhere Care. This APP will primarily work from home in 6 and 12 hour daylight shifts and must be available all days. Set rate of $36.05/hr.

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 Telemedicine Advanced Practice Provider (APP) is a Physician Assistant or 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.

Responsibilities:
  • Meet the requirement of re-certification.
  • 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.
  • Determine whether the patient?s condition requires the immediate attention of a face to face visit.
  • Maintain courteous, cooperative relations with patients, family members, physicians, nursing and ancillary personnel.
  • To maintain appropriate oversight, the supervising physician or substitute physician will review and countersign 100% of the patient charts within 10 days.
  • Make decisions regarding appropriate evaluation and management of a patient being seen for initial evaluation.
  • Prepare patient summaries and/or discharge instructions
  • Order medications as needed.
  • Maintain certification and or licensure at national and state levels.
  • Identify normal and abnormal findings from the online template
  • There will be at least one attending physician present at all times while the CRNP is working.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Attend AAPA/AMA approved C.M.E. programs.
  • Review on-line template and based on specific questions tailored for presenting complaint, determine best course of treatment.
  • Re-certification examination every six years.
  • 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.

Qualifications


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 patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his/her age-specific needs and to provide the care needs as described in the department policy and procedures

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


UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

Salary Range: $0 / hour

Union Position: No

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