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PA or CRNP, Specialist Nights- CCHM Jameson

  • Job ID: 324700843
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: University of Pittsburgh Physicians
  • Department: CCHM Jameson
  • Location: 1211 Wilmington Avenue, New Castle PA 16105
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $56.36 to $74.43 / hour

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 Physician Assistant or Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner to help support the CCHM Department at UPMC Jameson. This position will work a 7 on 7 off night shift from 7:00 PM to 7:00 AM rotating within the hospital.

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
If you are being hired for Horizon, Jameson, Armstrong, McKeesport, Mon Valley or Somerset, you may be placed in a 3 month fellowship program based on years of/ type of experience. The base rate of pay for this program is $37.15/hour. Upon successful completion of Fellowship Program, APP will be moved in to the appropriate APP, Specialist title and corresponding pay rate. 

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:
  • 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 34 Clearance required
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 34 Clearance required
UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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