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CRNP or PA, Senior or Staff, Pediatric Anesthesia

  • Job ID: 435557233
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: M-F 5 8hr shifts 6a-2:30p or 10:30-7p
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: University of Pittsburgh Physicians
  • Department: 50550 UPP05 ANES Childrens Hospital
  • Location: 4401 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15224
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $45.30 to $67.40 / hour

Description

University of Pittsburgh Physicians, UPMC Children’s Hospital is hiring a full-time Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to help support our pediatric anesthesia services. The schedule is Monday-Friday 6a-2:30p or 10;30a-7p. The primary role will be working with surgical patients.

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! 

 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, Sign-On Bonus if applicable

Senior:

The Senior Professional Advanced Practice Provider (APP) is a Physician Assistant or a CRNP and a member of the care delivery team. The Senior Professional APP is responsible to set the standards for the level and quality of care. The Senior Professional APP has responsibility and accountability for the provision of care through supervision by and collaboration with a physician. The Senior Professional 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 Senior Professional APP encompasses leadership, partnership, collaboration and supervision. The Senior Professional 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 Senior Professional APP demonstrates 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. 

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

  • Performs in accordance with system-wide competencies/behaviors.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Assess patient's condition quickly and concisely and determine the best course of treatment.  This can include ordering appropriate laboratory or imaging studies, discussing patient with the Emergency Physician and/or referring patient to consultants.
  • Patients per hour are at least 90% of the average benchmark based on site volume.
  • Perform an appropriate history and physical examination based on the patient's presenting complaint.  Document findings in the medical record
  • Performs when necessary, routine procedures such as splinting, reductions, laceration repair, I&Ds etc.
  • Complies with requirements of appropriate regulatory agencies (i.e. OSHA, CLIA, PA Department of Health)

 

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 
  • ACNP preferred 

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 33 Clearance will be required  
  • Act 73 Clearance will be required 
  • Act 34 Clearance required 

 

Senior Level:

  • Minimum 3 years of experience or Completion of a post-graduate residency 
  • The successful completion of an approved Nurse Practitioner or a graduate of a physician assistant program accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the physician assistant (ARC-PA) program is required
  • BSN, MSN preferred for CRNP, BS or MS preferred for PA
  • Completion of National Certification 
  • Must achieve a Solid/Strong/Good performance rating or higher on annual performance evaluation for consideration and to maintain status annually
  • Completion of an OAPP approved professional contribution within one year of hire or promotion into the position. 
  • Must have department chair approval for promotion

 

ACLS or ITLS or NALS or PALS or ACLS or other certifications listed must meet AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire. 

OAPP: If practicing in an outpatient or other non-inpatient setting, APPs can use one of the certifications above or use a business unit approved certification which is relevant and value added to the practice setting. 

UPMC has a Center for Engagement and Inclusions that is charged with executing leading-edge and next- generation diversity strategies to advance the organization’s diversity management capability and its national presence as a diversity leader.  This includes having Employee Resources Groups, such as PRIDE Health or UPMC ENABLED (Empowering Abilities and Leveraging Difference) Network, that support the implementation of our diversity strategy. 

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran 

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