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Nurse Practitioner or PA, Pulmonary, Western Maryland Health System Corp. (Cumberland, Maryland)

  • Job ID: 728312007
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: Daylight
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: WMD00-UPMC Western Maryland
  • Department: Pulmonary Phys
  • Location: 12502 Willowbrook Rd, Cumberland MD 21502
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $0 / 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! 

UPMC Western Maryland is hiring a Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to support our Pulmonary Services, Western Maryland Health System Corporation.  The schedule will offer daylight hours.  Routine call is not required, may be requested to cover call, occasionally.  The primary role is outpatient services with occasional inpatient consultations.  

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

Purpose:

Under the clinical supervision of a physician, provides patient care promoting wellness while treatingchronic and acute illnesses. Works within the guidelines of the Maryland Board of Nursing and inaccordance with a written agreement with a licensed physician.

Responsibilities:

  • Communicates effectively and appropriately. Uses good judgment as to what to communicate to whom as wellas the best way to get that accomplished. Speaks in a clear and credible manner, selecting the right tone forthe situation and audience. Listens to others and allows them to make their point.
  • Clearly demonstrates a desire for a high level of satisfaction among customers. Communicates regularly withexisting customers and makes it clear that customers can initiate conversations about concerns or issues.Accurately assesses the level of customers satisfaction through both confidential surveys and ongoingdialogue.
  • Possesses sufficient job skills and knowledge to perform the job in a competent manner. Is able todemonstrate skills and knowledge in day-to-day situations.
  • Possesses the technical skills and systems knowledge required to perform essential tasks in an efficient andeffective manner. Demonstrates the willingness and ability to train or coach others in his/her area of technicalexpertise.
  • Demonstrates that s/he is an effective team player who adds complementary skills and contributes valuableideas, opinions and feedback. Communicates in an open and candid manner and can be counted upon tofulfill any commitments made to others on the team.

Qualifications

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

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
  • Professional nursing experience and/or nurse practitioner experience is preferred 
  • Current Maryland state RN license and CRNP certification are required 
  • National certification, eligible for licensure by Maryland board of nursing, eligible for certification as a CRNP by Maryland state board of nursing 

PA:  

  • A graduate of a physician assistant program accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the physician assistant (ARC-PA) is required 
  • Experience as a physician assistant and/or experience in a clinical setting is preferred 
  • Current state Maryland license certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) is required 

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran 

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