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Job Description

Job Title: CRNP, Staff, Employee Health, UPMC Hamot
Job ID: 810896400
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: Daylight
Shift: Day Job
Facility: Corporate Employee Health
Department: Employee Health Assistance
Location: 600 Grant St, Pittsburgh PA 15219

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!

Corporate Employee Health is hiring a full-time Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner to help support the Employee Health Department at UPMC Hamot. This position will take care of minor illnesses and injuries associated with UPMC employees working casually within the Erie area daylights Monday through Friday. CRNP experience, 2 years plus, is preferred for this employee service.

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 for setting 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 health care profession.

The successful candidate will be placed according to years and months of experience for employment purposes.

Responsibilities:

  • 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. Formulates a plan of care that considers individual patient needs.Demonstrates 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.
  • 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. Identifies patient and family needs for education and provides basic education to support the episode of care.Seeks professional development and involvement through membership in a professional organization and/or reading professional literature on a regular basis.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Demonstrates accountability for professional development that improves the quality of professional practice and the quality of patient care. Makes recommendations for the improvement of clinical care and the health of the workplace and welcomes and participates in change initiatives. Leads by investing and building healthy relationships among colleagues and other disciplines. Shows the ability to set priorities. 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.
  • Perform a directed history and physical examination pertaining to the patient's presenting complaint.
  • Review patient records to determine health status and make an assessment therefrom.
  • Prepare patient summaries and/or discharge instructions
  • Performs, when appropriate, the following routine diagnostic procedures: a. Venipuncture b. Collection and preparation of urine c. Visual screening Performs, when appropriate, the following routine therapeutic procedures: a. Injections of
  • Identify normal and abnormal findings in the history and physical exam.
  • Instruct and counsel patients regarding matters pertaining to the patients' physical and mental health, the nature and management of their injuries or illnesses, and any required follow-up.
  • Determine whether the patient's condition requires the immediate consultation with the supervising physician.
  • Refer patients to PCP, Specialist or Emergency Department as appropriate.

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.

 

 

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.


Approved Nurse Practitioner program is required. MSN preferred.


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 to 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.

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


  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) OR Basic Life Support (BLS) OR  Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner
  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Act 34

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

     


    Salary Range: $38.17 to $60.38 / hour

    Union Position: No

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