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Job Description

Job Title: CRNP - Psychiatry
Job ID: 753873070
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility: Univ. of Pgh Physicians
Department: 64101 POP20 PSYCH Administration
Location: 3811 O'hara Street, Pittsburgh PA 15213

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!

University of Pittsburgh Physicians is hiring a full-time Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner to help support the Psych inpatient department at Western Psychiatric Hospital. This position will work daylight hours Monday through Friday with no weekends or on-call required. This position will round in the hospital and the inpatient clinic within the TRU and CRU.

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:
  • Administers medications and injections in compliance with state law and clinic guidelines.
  • Maintains Strict confidentiality related to medical records and other data.
  • Collaborates with physicians in managing acute and long-term medical needs of patients. Provides monitoring and continuity of care between physician visits. Maintains and reviews patient records, charts, and other pertinent information. Triages patient telephone calls and provides consultation. May make rounds at nursing homes and hospitals.
  • Instructs patient/family regarding medications and treatments. Educates patients regarding health and illness prevention. Recommends community resources to meet patient and family needs.
  • Complies with requirements of appropriate regulatory agencies (i.e. OSHA, CLIA, PA Department of Health)
  • Complies with all UPMC Health System and USO policies and procedures
  • Performs complete physical exams, obtains complete medical history and records findings. Orders appropriate laboratory and diagnostic procedures. Interprets and integrates data to determine preliminary diagnosis and therapeutic plan.

Qualifications

Qualifications:
  • Demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care and/or interact appropriately to the patients served as specified below
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span
  • 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
  • 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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